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WORKS OF

JOHN BURROUGHS



CONTENTS

##  BIRDS AND BEES, SHARP EYES AND OTHERS

##  WAKE-ROBIN

##  WINTER SUNSHINE

##  IRDS AND POETS

##  TIME AND CHANGE

##  LOCUSTS AND WILD HONEY

##  MY BOYHOOD

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON

##  PEPACTON

##  IN THE CATSKILLS

##  THE BREATH OF LIFE

##  THE LAST HARVEST

##  THE WIT OF A DUCK AND OTHERS

##  SQUIRRELS AND OTHER FUR-BEARERS

##  BIRD STORIES FROM BURROUGHS

##  UNDER THE MAPLES

##  WAYS OF NATURE

##  WHITMAN

##  A YEAR IN THE FIELDS

##  CAMPING & TRAMPING WITH ROOSEVELT

##  WAKE-ROBIN, Illustrated

##  FRESH FIELDS

##  RIVERBY



TABLES OF CONTENTS OF VOLUMES



BIRDS AND BEES, SHARP EYES, AND OTHER PAPERS
By John Burroughs
With An Introduction By Mary E. Burt
And A Biographical Sketch



CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION.
BIRDS.
BIRD ENEMIES.
THE TRAGEDIES OF THE NESTS
BEES.
AN IDYL OF THE HONEY-BEE.
THE PASTORAL BEES
SHARP EYES AND OTHER PAPERS
SHARP EYES.
THE APPLE.
A TASTE OF MAINE BIRCH.
WINTER NEIGHBORS.
NOTES BY THE WAY.
I. THE WEATHER-WISE MUSKRAT
II. CHEATING THE SQUIRRELS.
III. FOX AND HOUND.
IV. THE WOODCHUCK



WAKE-ROBIN
THE WRITINGS OF JOHN BURROUGHS
With Portraits And Many Illustrations
VOL. I



CONTENTS
  	INTRODUCTION TO RIVERSIDE EDITION
I.   	THE RETURN OF THE BIRDS
II.   	IN THE HEMLOCKS
III.   	THE ADIRONDACKS
IV.   	BIRDS'-NESTS
V.   	SPRING AT THE CAPITAL
VI.   	BIRCH BROWSINGS
VII.   	THE BLUEBIRD
VIII.   	THE INVITATION
  	INDEX



THE WRITINGS OF JOHN BURROUGHS
VOL. II
WINTER SUNSHINE
By John Burroughs



CONTENTS
	PREFATORY
	WINTER SUNSHINE
I 	WINTER SUNSHINE
II 	THE EXHILARATIONS OF THE ROAD
III 	THE SNOW-WALKERS
IV 	THE FOX
V 	A MARCH CHRONICLE
VI 	AUTUMN TIDES
VII 	THE APPLE
VIII 	AN OCTOBER ABROAD
	INDEX



BIRDS AND POETS
WITH OTHER PAPERS
THE WRITINGS OF JOHN BURROUGHS, VOL. III
By John Burroughs



CONTENTS
PREFACE

BIRDS AND POETS
I. 	BIRDS AND POETS
II. 	TOUCHES OF NATURE
III. 	A BIRD MEDLEY
IV. 	APRIL
V. 	SPRING POEMS
VI. 	OUR RURAL DIVINITY
VII. 	BEFORE GENIUS
VIII.     	BEFORE BEAUTY
IX. 	EMERSON
X. 	THE FLIGHT OF THE EAGLE



TIME AND CHANGE
By John Burroughs
1912



CONTENTS
	PREFACE
	TIME AND CHANGE
I 	THE LONG ROAD
II 	THE DIVINE ABYSS
III 	THE SPELL OF THE YOSEMITE
IV 	THROUGH THE EYES OF THE GEOLOGIST
V 	HOLIDAYS IN HAWAII
VI 	THE OLD ICE-FLOOD
VII 	THE FRIENDLY SOIL
VIII 	PRIMAL ENERGIES
IX 	SCIENTIFIC FAITH
X 	"THE WORM STRIVING TO BE MAN"
XI 	THE PHANTOMS BEHIND US
XII 	THE HAZARDS OF THE PAST
XIII 	THE GOSPEL OF NATURE



THE WRITINGS OF JOHN BURROUGHS
VOL. IV
LOCUSTS AND WILD HONEY
CONTENTS
I. 	THE PASTORAL BEES
II. 	SHARP EYES
III. 	STRAWBERRIES
IV. 	IS IT GOING TO RAIN?
V. 	SPECKLED TROUT
VI. 	BIRDS AND BIRDS
VII. 	A BED OF BOUGHS
VIII. 	BIRDS'-NESTING
IX. 	THE HALCYON IN CANADA
  	INDEX
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
JOHN BURROUGHS
From a photograph
WHIP-POOR WILL
From a drawing by L. A. Fuertes
TROUT STREAM
From a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason
YELLOW BIRCHES
From a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason
LEDGES
From a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason
KINGFISHER (colored)
From a drawing by L. A. Fuertes



MY BOYHOOD
By John Burroughs
With A Conclusion By His Son Julian Burroughs



CONTENTS
FOREWORD
MY BOYHOOD, BY JOHN BURROUGHS
MY FATHER, BY JULIAN BURROUGHS



PEPACTON
THE WRITINGS OF JOHN BURROUGHS
VOL. V
By John Burroughs
CONTENTS
	PREFACE
	PEPACTON
I. 	A SUMMER VOYAGE
II. 	SPRINGS
III. 	AN IDYL OF THE HONEY-BEE
IV. 	NATURE AND THE POETS
V. 	NOTES BY THE WAY
VI. 	FOOTPATHS
VII. 	A BUNCH OF HERBS
VIII. 	WINTER PICTURES
	INDEX



IN THE CATSKILLS
By John Burroughs


With Illustrations From Photographs By Clifton Johnson



CONTENTS
	INTRODUCTION
I 	THE SNOW-WALKERS
II 	A WHITE DAY AND A RED FOX
III 	PHASES OF FARM LIFE
IV 	IN THE HEMLOCKS
V 	BIRDS'-NESTS
VI 	THE HEART OF THE SOUTHERN CATSKILLS
VII 	SPECKLED TROUT
VIII 	A BED OF BOUGHS
ILLUSTRATIONS
A DISTANT VIEW OF SLIDE MOUNTAIN   Frontispiece
THE FOX-HUNTER AND HIS HOUND
AT THE HEADWATERS OF THE DELAWARE
Overlooking Mr. Burroughs's boyhood home
FINDING A BIRD'S-NEST
THE WITTENBERG FROM WOODLAND VALLEY
A TROUT STREAM
THE BEAVERKILL
SOME PEOPLE OF THE CATSKILLS
I. 	The Breath of Life 	1
II. 	The Living Wave 	24
III. 	A Wonderful World 	46
IV. 	The Baffling Problem 	71
V. 	Scientific Vitalism 	104
VI. 	A Bird of Passage 	115
VII. 	Life and Mind 	131
VIII. 	Life and Science 	159
IX. 	The Journeying Atoms 	188
X. 	The Vital Order 	212
XI. 	The Arrival of the Fit 	244
XII. 	The Naturalist's View of Life 	254
Index 	291



THE LAST HARVEST
By John Burroughs
CONTENTS
I. 	  	Emerson and his Journals 	1
II. 	  	Flies in Amber 	86
III. 	  	Another Word on Thoreau 	103
IV. 	  	A Critical Glance into Darwin 	172
V. 	  	What makes a Poem? 	201
VI. 	  	Short Studies in Contrasts: 	218
	  	The Transient and the Permanent 	218
	  	Positive and Negative 	219
	  	Palm and Fist 	220
	  	Praise and Flattery 	221
	  	Genius and Talent 	222
	  	Invention and Discovery 	223
	  	Town and Country 	226
VII. 	  	Day by Day 	230
VIII. 	  	Gleanings 	250
IX. 	  	Sundown Papers: 	264
	  	Re-reading Bergson 	264
	  	Revisions 	266
	  	Bergson and Telepathy 	267
	  	Meteoric Men and Planetary Men 	270
	  	The Daily Papers 	272
	  	The Alphabet 	275
	  	The Reds of Literature 	276
	  	The Evolution of Evolution 	279
	  	Following One's Bent 	280
	  	Notes on the Psychology of Old Age 	281
	  	Facing the Mystery 	285
	  	Index 	291



THE WIT OF A DUCK
AND OTHER PAPERS
By John Burroughs



CONTENTS
I. 	The Wit of a Duck 	5
II. 	An Astonished Porcupine 	10
III. 	Human Traits in the Animals 	14
IV. 	The Downy Woodpecker 	22
V. 	A Barn-Door Outlook 	27
VI. 	Wild Life in Winter 	47
VII. 	Bird Life in Winter 	54
VIII. 	A Birds' Free Lunch 	63
IX. 	Bird-Nesting Time 	70
X. 	A Breath of April 	77
XI. 	The Woodcock's Evening Hymn 	83
XII. 	The Coming of Summer 	89



SQUIRRELS AND OTHER FUR-BEARERS
By John Burroughs
With Fifteen Illustrations In Colors After Audubon



CONTENTS
CHAP. 		PAGE
I. 	Squirrels 	1
II. 	The Chipmunk 	15
III. 	The Woodchuck 	32
IV. 	The Rabbit and the Hare 	38
V. 	The Muskrat 	43
VI. 	The Skunk 	48
VII. 	The Fox 	53
VIII. 	The Weasel 	72
IX. 	The Mink 	90
X. 	The Raccoon 	94
XI. 	The Porcupine 	98
XII. 	The Opossum 	106
XIII. 	Wild Mice 	111
XIV. 	Glimpses of Wild Life 	125
XV. 	A Life of Fear 	135
Index 	145
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
	PAGE
Red Fox (page 53) (From a photograph by Wm. Lyman Underwood, Belmont, Mass.) Frontispiece
Flying Squirrel 	4
Gray Squirrel 	8
Chipmunk 	18
Woodchuck 	34
Gray Rabbit 	40
Muskrat 	46
Skunk 	50
Weasel 	74
Mink 	90
Raccoon 	96
Porcupine 	102
Opossum 	108
White-footed Mouse 	112
Jumping Mouse 	120
Red Squirrel 	136



BIRD STORIES FROM BURROUGHS
Sketches Of Bird Life Taken From The Works Of John Burroughs
With Illustrations By Louis Agassiz Fuertes
CONTENTS
The Bluebird 	1
The Bluebird (poem) 	13
The Robin 	15
The Flicker 	21
The Ph\x9Cbe 	28
The Coming of Ph\x9Cbe (poem) 	31
The Cowbird 	33
The Chipping Sparrow 	36
The Chewink 	39
The Brown Thrasher 	42
The House Wren 	47
The Song Sparrow 	53
The Chimney Swift 	61
The Oven-Bird 	69
The Catbird 	72
The Bobolink 	77
The Bobolink (poem) 	82
The Wood Thrush 	83
The Baltimore Oriole 	91
The Whip-poor-will 	95
The Black-throated Blue Warbler: A Search for
a Rare Nest 	100
The Marsh Hawk: A Marsh Hawk's Nest, a Young
Hawk, and a Visit to a Quail on her Nest 	106[vi]
The Winter Wren 	119
The Cedar-Bird 	122
The Goldfinch 	125
The Hen-Hawk 	130
The Ruffed Grouse, or Partridge 	133
The Partridge (poem) 	137
The Crow 	138
The Crow (poem) 	144
The Northern Shrike 	147
The Screech Owl 	151
The Chickadee 	157
The Downy Woodpecker 	161
The Downy Woodpecker (poem) 	169
Index 	173
ILLUSTRATIONS
Goldfinch (in color). (page 125) 	Frontispiece
A Pair of Bluebirds 	8
Flicker (in color) 	22
Chewink, Male and Female (in color) 	40
Wood Thrush 	84
Baltimore Oriole, Male and Female 	92
Whip-poor-will 	96
Downy Woodpecker (in color) 	162



UNDER THE MAPLES
By John Burroughs



CONTENTS
I. 	The Falling Leaves 	1
II. 	The Pleasures of a Naturalist 	11
III. 	The Flight of Birds 	32
IV. 	Bird Intimacies 	39
V. 	A Midsummer Idyl 	69
VI. 	Near Views of Wild Life 	79
VII. 	With Roosevelt at Pine Knot 	101
VIII. 	A Strenuous Holiday 	109
IX. 	Under Genial Skies 	127
I. 	A Sun-Blessed Land 	127
II. 	Lawn Birds 	129
III. 	Silken Chambers 	132
IV. 	The Desert Note 	143
V. 	Sea-Dogs 	148
X. 	A Sheaf of Nature Notes 	152
I. 	Nature's Wireless 	152
II. 	Maeterlinck on the Bee 	156
III. 	Odd or Even 	163
IV. 	Why and How 	165
V. 	An Insoluble Problem 	167
VI. 	A Live World 	169
VII. 	Darwinism and the War 	172
VIII. 	The Robin 	175
IX. 	The Weasel 	177
X. 	Misinterpreting Nature 	179
XI. 	Natural Sculpture 	181
XI. 	viiiRuminations 	184
I. 	Man a Part of Nature 	184
II. 	Marcus Aurelius on Death 	185
III. 	The Interpreter of Nature 	186
IV. 	Original Source 	190
V. 	The Cosmic Harmony 	191
VI. 	Cosmic Rhythms 	193
VII. 	The Beginnings of Life 	194
VIII. 	Spendthrift Nature 	195
XII. 	New Gleanings in Field and Wood 	197
I. 	Sunrise 	197
II. 	Nature's Methods 	199
III. 	Heads and Tails 	205
IV. 	An Unsavory Subject 	206
V. 	Chance in Animal Life 	208
VI. 	Mosquitoes and Fleas 	210
VII.

The Change of Climate in Southern California
	210
VIII. 	All-Seeing Nature 	212
Index 	217



WAYS OF NATURE
By John Burroughs



CONTENTS
  	  	  	PAGE
I. 	  	Ways of Nature 	1
II. 	  	Bird-Songs 	29
III. 	  	Nature with Closed Doors 	47
IV. 	  	The Wit of a Duck 	53
V. 	  	Factors in Animal Life 	59
VI. 	  	Animal Communication 	87
VII. 	  	Devious Paths 	109
VIII. 	  	What do Animals Know? 	123
IX. 	  	Do Animals Think and Reflect? 	151
X. 	  	A Pinch of Salt 	173
XI. 	  	The Literary Treatment of Nature 	191
XII. 	  	A Beaver's Reason 	209
XIII. 	  	Reading the Book of Nature 	231
XIV. 	  	Gathered by the Way
  	I. 	THE TRAINING OF WILD ANIMALS 	239
  	II. 	AN ASTONISHED PORCUPINE 	242
  	III. 	BIRDS AND STRINGS 	246
  	IV. 	MIMICRY 	248
  	V. 	THE COLORS OF FRUITS 	251
  	VI. 	INSTINCT 	254
  	VII. 	THE ROBIN 	261
  	VIII. 	THE CROW 	265
  	  	Index 	273



WHITMAN
A STUDY
By John Burroughs



CONTENTS
  	page
Preliminary 	1
Biographical and Personal 	23
His Ruling Ideas and Aims 	73
His Self-Reliance 	85
His Relation to Art and Literature 	101
His Relation to Life and Morals 	169
His Relation to Culture 	205
His Relation to his Country and his Times 	229
His Relation to Science 	249
His Relation to Religion 	257
A Final Word 	263



A YEAR IN THE FIELDS
Selections From The Writings Of John Burroughs
Illustrations From Photographs By Clifton Johnson



CONTENTS
  	  	PAGE
John Burroughs: a Biographical Sketch 	vii
I. 	A Snow-storm 	1
II. 	Winter Neighbors 	13
III. 	A Spring Relish 	41
IV. 	April 	67
V. 	Birch Browsings 	85
VI. 	A Bunch of Herbs.
  	    Fragrant Wild Flowers 	125
  	    Weeds 	135
VII. 	Autumn Tides 	159
VIII. 	A Sharp Lookout 	179
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  	PAGE
A Hawk in Sight 	Frontispiece
Riverby, Mr. Burroughs's Home on the Hudson 	viii
"Slabsides" 	x
Tracks in the Snow 	2
The Study 	8
Out for a Walk 	14
The Old Apple-tree 	18
Winter at Riverby on the Hudson 	26
Wood for the Study Fire 	38
An Evening in Spring 	42
At the Study Door 	50
A Woodland Brook 	62
An April Day 	70
The Home of a Spider 	86
A Bird Song 	98
In the Woods 	122
Picking Wild Flowers 	134
A Flower in a Woodland Roadway 	146
A Stalwart Weed 	156
Among the Rocks 	160
On the Edge of a Catskill "Sugar Bush" 	166
A Catskill Roadway 	182
Beechnuts 	194
    (Mr. Burroughs's Boyhood Home seen in the distance.)
By the Study Fire 	206



CAMPING and TRAMPING WITH ROOSEVELT
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS
By John Burroughs
ILLUSTRATIONS
  	PAGE
The President on Glacier Point, Yosemite Valley 	Frontispiece
Arrival at Gardiner, Montana 	10
The President, Mr. Burroughs and Secretary Loeb 	24
The President in the Bear Country 	38
Mr. Burroughs's Favorite Pastime 	50
Sunrise in the Yellowstone 	64
The President on a Trail 	72
The President's Home on Sagamore Hill, showing addition known as the Trophy Room 	82
A Bit of Woodland on the Slope towards Oyster Bay 	88
A Path in the Woods leading to Cold Spring Harbor 	92
A Yearling in the Apple Orchard 	98
Hallway, Sagamore Hill 	106



WAKE-ROBIN, Illustrated
By John Burroughs



CONTENTS.
PAGE
I. 	The Return of the Birds 	9
II. 	In the Hemlocks 	47
III. 	Adirondac 	83
IV. 	Birds\x92-nests 	109
V. 	Spring at the Capital 	145
VI. 	Birch Browsings 	177
VII. 	The Bluebird 	211
VIII. 	The Invitation 	225



FRESH FIELDS
By John Burroughs



CONTENTS
PAGE
I. 	Nature in England 	1
II. 	English Woods: A Contrast 	35
III. 	In Carlyle's Country 	45
IV. 	A Hunt for the Nightingale 	77
V. 	English and American Song-Birds 	113
VI. 	Impressions of some English Birds 	131
VII. 	In Wordsworth's Country 	147
VIII. 	A Glance at British Wild Flowers 	159
IX. 	British Fertility 	175
X. 	A Sunday in Cheyne Row 	199
XI. 	At Sea 	267
  	Index 	277



RIVERBY
By John Burroughs
CONTENTS
PAGE
I. 	Among the Wild-Flowers 	1
II. 	The Heart of the Southern Catskills 	33
III. 	Birds' Eggs 	61
IV. 	Bird Courtship 	77
V. 	Notes from the Prairie 	87
VI. 	Eye-Beams 	111
VII. 	A Young Marsh Hawk 	133
VIII. 	The Chipmunk 	145
IX. 	Spring Jottings 	155
X. 	Glimpses of Wild Life 	171
XI. 	A Life of Fear 	193
XII. 	Lovers of Nature 	203
XIII. 	A Taste of Kentucky Blue-Grass 	221
XIV. 	In Mammoth Cave 	241
XV. 	Hasty Observation 	251
XVI. 	Bird Life in an Old Apple-Tree 	271
XVII. 	The Ways of Sportsmen 	277
XVIII. 	Talks with Young Observers 	283
  	Index 	317





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