sunset on the aracan hills
A SIDE ISSUE
I RI US and Aldebaran and chivalrous Orion glisten kS) in the rain-washed sky. Venus hangs like a splendid jewel over the gateways of the dawrn. At four o'clock all is dark, save the twinkling firmament overhead. At five, the dawn, blushing and beautiful, comes forth, and the stars pale, and the river quickens with swirling life.
the mindon road
By this time I am well on the Mindon road; the grass a-twinkle with the dew, the thickets, far as my ear can reach, melodious with the matin-song of doves. It seems to me as if I have come upon the Spring and caught her unawares ; Spring laughing and astray in the territories of Summer. Pale mists lie