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lilosophieOctober 27, 2013

The foliage has been losing its freshness through the month of August, and here and there a yellow leaf shows itself like the first gray hair amidst the locks of a beauty who has seen one season too many.... September is dressing herself in showy dahlias and splendid marigolds and starry zinnias. October, the extravagant sister, has ordered an immense amount of the most gorgeous forest tapestry for her grand reception. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

T]he sun declined, and we both fell into twilight silence. Night, which in autumn seems to fall from the sky at once, it comes so quickly, chilled us, and we rolled ourselves in our cloaks... ~Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Les Diaboliques

October gave a party;
The leaves by hundreds came,�
The Ashes, Oaks, and Maples,
And leaves of every name.
The sunshine spread a carpet,
And every thing was grand;
Miss Weather led the dancing;
Professor Wind, the band....
The sight was like a rainbow
New-fallen from the sky....
~George Cooper, "October's Party"

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What wonderful descriptions of today's outside. After a couple of mornings frosts the leaves are getting colorful and the cloudless sky and the sun makes them shine.

If nobody volunteers, I take over again, but it would be nice if somebody else would help.

    Bookmark   October 27, 2013 at 9:35AM
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lilo, great quotes. They are perfect for October.

    Bookmark   October 27, 2013 at 6:38PM
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Perfect for this month...I shall save the last quote. Thx

    Bookmark   October 28, 2013 at 12:22PM
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