The Story of the Fountain
July 12, 2007 6:33 PM   Subscribe

The Story of the Fountain, poem by William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), with 42 woodcut illustrations.
posted by stbalbach (5 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
"Flip Book" is the easiest view. PDF best quality.
posted by stbalbach at 6:34 PM on July 12, 2007

Nice. Thanks stbalbach.
"Will not man seek out strange arts to wither and deform the pleasant landscape which thou makest green?
Or shall the veins that feed thy constant stream be choked in middle earth and flow no more for ever, that the water-plants along thy channel perish, and the bird in vain alight to drink?"

Yep, pretty much so.
posted by tellurian at 6:53 PM on July 12, 2007

beautiful. especially the illustrations. note more than one artist and engraver listed.
posted by 3.2.3 at 7:21 PM on July 12, 2007

posted by Miko at 8:32 PM on July 12, 2007

Beautiful. Absolutely wonderful. Thanks.
posted by banannafish at 8:13 AM on July 13, 2007

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