^ A Side Issue
the world as we start, and for a long while we ride in silence in the company of the morning.
Even in an old world, in the midst of prosaic and commonplace surroundings, the spirit of youth is seldom absent from this first hour of the day ; but here in the heart of a country of primeval forests, secret streams, and sunlit glades, in a world still all but virgin to man, it thrills with extraordinary joy.
long-boat on the mahtoon river
Even the stolid Sikh behind me, the man of milk and butter, is moved by it. " Lo ! " he says, thrusting forth his hands, " lo ! how the morning spreads herself abroad."