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ISS A. was standing at the window of “And I have tried," said Joseph, "to split

her school-room on Friday, January a stump, and it is so tough and twisted it 1st, 1898. It was the time of the noon re- won't split at all; I know the tree is strongcess. She had been in the habit of having est just at the ground.” an outing every two weeks with her pupils. “The tree is largest just at the ground, This was the day on which one should have and its roots run out in such a manner as occurred. The wind was blowing a gale and to brace it there on all sides," said Paul. the ground was covered with snow. An out- "And is it not true," continued Miss A., ing was impossible. She had a musical ear. “that the strain on the tree is greatest at The alternating crescendo and diminuendo the ground?" of the varying gale caught her attention and All agreed that it must be so. soon the children were all gathered about “And when the tree was small," Miss A. her and she found herself interpreting the continued, “and could yield to the wind, so art of nature to her little listeners. The trees that its top could be bent entirely over to swayed back and forth in curves which were the ground without breaking anywhere, the music to the eye not less than the sound was grain stood the greatest strain at the ground to the ear. The whole tree yielded to the and was twisted and gnarled there most, storm and every separate limb yielded also and so it seems the storm strengthened it on its own account. "It is thus," Miss A. where the storm is likeliest to break it; the said, "that the tree is adapted to resist the tree is adapted by its strengthened stump to storm; and it is by resistance that it has its environment the storm." It happened come to have the strength it has

that the tree in question was a walnut tree; 'Strong grows the oak in the driving storm,

the children all knew this; they had all Safely the flower sleeps under the snow,

hulled walnuts under it only last fall; it And the farmer's hearth is never warm

was growing in a fence-corner quite out in 'Till the cold wind starts to blow.'

the open country. It had a wide bushy top; "And is the storm then a good thing for the limbs branched out not over eight feet the oak?” asked Lucy; to which Miss A. re- from the ground and extended out to right plied by asking another question—"Where and left as far as the upward growing is the trunk strongest ?”

branches of the solvent axis extended tc"At the ground," said James; “I have ward the sky. seen many trees that had been blown down Miss A. asked if walnut trees are always and they always break above the ground or shaped so. blow up by the roots."

“My father," answered Mary, “hauls saw

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