The Emerald Book

The Emerald Book : A Few Facts Briefly Told (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Emerald Book: A Few Facts Briefly Told Bewildering mists of uncounted ages enshroud its past. Unknown and mysterious forces of Inature work with weights and powers irresistible for mons of time to mould and shape the precious bits of undying light, and Nature counts no time, effort, or cost, but constructs with a dreadful patience until her purpose is accomplished, and the substance of her toil lies at last embedded in her very heart of hearts. Then, as though the treasure lying hidden away horn the eyes of men were too precious to keep from her human creatures, she whispers something of her secret through the forests, and fresh watered spots - telling of the Emerald. The green places of the earth and the kindly deeps of the sun-touched sea, breathe promises of peace and good, all the while whispering frag ments of the Secret and rumors of the Hidden Treasure. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243270224
  • 9780243270224