Fragrance Quote for March 21st, 2012- A Fair Exile by Hamlin Garland

Fragrance Quote for March 21st, 2012- A Fair Exile by Hamlin Garland

The train was ambling across the hot, russet plain. The wind, strong and warm and dry, sweeping up from the south, carried with it the subtle odor of September grass and gathered harvests. Out of the unfenced roads the dust arose in long lines, like smoke from some hidden burning which the riven earth revealed. The fields were tenanted with thrashing crews, the men diminished by distance to pygmies, the long belt of the engine flapping and shining like a ribbon in the flaming sunlight.