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Here comes Winter, savage as when he met the Pilgrims at Plymouth, Indian all over, his staff a naked splintery hemlock, his robe torn from the backs of bears and bisons, and fringed with wampum of rattling icicles, turning the ground he treads to ringing iron, and, like a mighty sower, casting his snow far and wide, over all hills and valleys and plains.

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Source Notes: "The Seasons," Pages from an Old Volume of Life: A Collection of Essays 1857-1881 (1891). Holmes reflects a nineteenth-century image of American Indians.

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