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Excerpt from A Mountain Idyl, or the White Cliff SouvenirThe occasion of the following poem was a sojourn of thirty days, in the summer of 1889, with my wife and son (to whom the booklet is affectionately dedicated) at the White Cliff Springs. ThisMoreExcerpt from A Mountain Idyl, or the White Cliff SouvenirThe occasion of the following poem was a sojourn of thirty days, in the summer of 1889, with my wife and son (to whom the booklet is affectionately dedicated) at the White Cliff Springs. This watering place is on the very top of what is known as the Chilhowee range, which mounts up 3,000 feet above the sea, and is in Monroe County, East Tennessee, 161/2 miles northeast of Athens. It has been a noted resort for many years, and for the last 16 or 17 seasons has bean under the very able management of J. H. Magill, Esq., who justly enjoys an enviable reputation as a caterer for all classes of guests in quest of rest, comfort, and pleasure.The essential features of the poem are in accordance with fact, and a simple reproduction of nature in a poetic dress.I send the lines forth with the hope that they may please and elevate.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis 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.