A Thousand-Mile Walk To The Gulf/Index

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A
Agave, 165, 166.

Agrostis scabra. See Grass, rough hair.

Alligators, 96–99, 112, 113.

Animals, assumed to be made for man, 137, 138; man-eating, 138; essential to the cosmos, 139;

Apricot vine, 56.

Aspidium acrostichoides. See Fern, Christmas.

Asplenium ebeneun. See Spleenwort, ebony.

Asplenium filix-fœmina, 33.

Asters, 26, 31, 34, 46, 56.

Athens, Georgia, 52.

Augusta, Georgia, 34, 56.

Azaleas, 26, 31.


B
Bahama islands, 181.

Banana, 63, 64.

Beale, Mr., 43.

Bird neighbors, 75, 78.

Blairsville, Georgia, 43, 44.

Blue Ridge, 44.

Bluebirds, 135.

Bonaventure.burying-ground, 66–82; oaks in, 67, 68, 69, 73; graves of, 71, 72; Muir camps in, 73–78.

Brake, common, 33.

Brant, 135.

Bread, importance of, 95.

Breakers, song of, 162.

Brier, sensitive, 18, 19.

Briers, cat, 26, 27; in Florida swamps, 115, 118, 120.

Burkesville, Ky., 14.

Butterflies, 68, 69.

Butternut tree, 12.


C
Cactus, 105, 135, 160.

California, crooked route to, 169–87; arrival in, 188; flowers, 189, 190, 191, 197, 206–10; the Golden State, 211.

Cameron, Mr., planter, 60–63 .

Cape Hatteras, 183.

Carriages, in Havana, 154.

Cats, vegetable, 133.

Caves, Kentucky, 7, 9, 10.

Cedar Keys, 123–42; size of, 133.

Chagres River, 187.

Chattahoochee River, 47, 48.

Clinch River, 30, 31.

Coast Range foothills, 189.

Compositæ, 64, 163, 164, 197, 208, 209.

Cotton, an unhappy looking plant, 13; picking, 51.

Coyote, 202.

Crane, 89.

Creator and creation, erroneous views of, 136–42.

Crows, 135.

Cuba, a sojourn in, 147–68; weather of, 150, 151; wild plants, 156, 157; flowery vines, 157, 158.

Cubans, personal appearance, 154; cruel to animals, 156.

Cumberland Mountains, 16, 17–46, 175.

Cumberland River, 14.

Cypress, 57, 58, 63; 64.

Cystopteris. See Fern, bladder.


D
Death, our warped ideas of, 70.

Deer hunt, 121, 122.

Deer’s tongue, 34 n.

Dipping snuff, 43.

Dirt, peculiar to civilization, 109, 110.

Dolphin, in pursuit of flying fish, 181, 182.

Doves, mourning, 135.


E
Eagle, bald, 68, 75.

Eagle, golden, 199 and n., 200, 201.

Electricity, 63.

Elizabethtown, Ky., 5.

Emory River, 30.

Erosion, by water, 196, 197.


F
Farmers, in Kentucky, 6; a credulous one, 19, 20.

Fern, bladder, 12, 33, 198.

Fern, Christmas, 33.

Fern, cinnamon, 18, 26, 91.

Fern, Dicksonia, 31, 33.

Fern, flowering, 18, 26.

Fern, gold-dusted rock, 198.

Fernandina, Florida, 87.

Ferns, at mouth of cave, 7.

Feud, in Tennessee, 40.

Fever, Muir’s illness in Florida, 126–29.

Fever and ague, 136.

Fish, flying, 180, 183; pursued by dolphin, 181, 182.

Florida, swamps, 83-122; arrival in, 87; coast of, 87, 88; forests, 93, 94, 99, 100; streams, 100, 101; a low country, 103; a strange land, 176; Straits of, 180, 181.

Flowering trees, 108, 187.

Forests, Kentucky, 1-16; pine, 51; vine clad, 56; Florida, 93, 94, 99, 100.


Gainesville, Georgia, 47, 105, 107.

Gardenia florida. See Jasmine, cape.

Gardens, artificial, 11, 167.

Geese, wild, 135.

Georgia, river country of, 47-65; oaks in, 67, 68, 69; people and homes of, 83, 84; a strange land, 175, 176.

Gerardias, 54.

Ginseng, 41.

Glasgow Junction, Ky., 12, 13.

God, a conceited view of, 136, 137.

Gold mines, in Tennessee, 35.

Goldenrod, 26, 56, 72, 109.

Grapes, 34, 47, 48, 49, 56.

Grass, rough hair, 58, 59.

Grasses, 53, 54, 56, 102.

Grist mills, 35, 36.

Guerrillas, 25, 27, 28.

Gymnogramma triangularis, 198.


H
Hare, long-eared, 200–202. Havana, harbor, 147; Sunday in, 149; evening in, 153; carriages of the nobility, 154; public squares, 154, 155; streets, 155; houses, 155, 156; botanical garden, 166, 167; negroes in, 167, 168.

Hawk, sparrow, 199.

Heath wort, 18.

Hemlock, 31.

Hermizonia virgata, 209, 210.

Herons, 132, 134, 198.

Hiwassee River, 41, 42, 43.

Hodgson, Mr., sawmill owner, 125; Muir works for, 126; cares for Muir through illness, 129.

Hollow Creek, 195, 211.

Holly, 43.

Homo sapiens, unwisdom of, 139, 141.

Horse, ferry, 4.

Horse Cave, 9, IO.

Hospitality, in the South, 12, 21, 22, 34, 42, 56, 59, 61, 64, 126.

Hunting, selfishness of, 122.

Hypnum, 12, 31, 198.


I
Ilex, 43.

Indianapolis, Ind., 1.

Island Belle, schooner, 143–47.


J
Jamestown, Tenn., 20.

Jasmine, cape, 59.

Jeffersonville, Ind., 1.


K
Kentucky, 174; oaks, 2, 6, 15, 16; streams and wells salty, 3, 5; farmers, 6; caves, 7, 9, 10, 11; forests, 2, 3, 6, 13; a leafy state, 14.

Kentucky Knobs, 3.

Killdeer, 198.

Kingston, Tenn., 32.


L
Lark. See Meadowlark.

Laurels, 26, 31.

Liatris, 34.

Lime Key, 135.

Linnæus, 116.

Live-oak. See Oak, live.

Loggers, Florida, 95.

Louisville, Ky., 1.

Lycopodium, 99.


M
Madisonville, Tenn., 33.

Madotheca, 31.

Magnolia, 31, 101, 176.

Magnolia grandiflora, 64; in Florida, 90, 91, 108.

Mammoth Cave, 10, 11.

Man-catchers, plant, 27.

Maps, 186, 187.

Meadowlark, 198; songs of, 199, 200.

Memory, imperishable, 123, 124, 177.

Merced River, 188; valley, 192.

Mexico, Gulf of, 124.

Milkworts, 26.

Mistletoe, 13.

Mockingbird, 134, 135.

Montgomery, Tenn., 30.

Morro Castle, Havana, 147, 152, 172.

Morro Hill, 148, 149, 151, 158, 165.

Moss, Spanish or long, 57, 64, 68, 176.

Mosses, 12, 31, 198, 206.

Mount Yonah, 46.

Mountaineers, Southern, 44, 45.

Munford, Mr., pioneer, 7, 8.

Munfordville, Ky., 7, 8.

Murphy, North Carolina, 42, 43.

Music, one of the attributes of matter, 199, 200.


N
Nebraska, ship in which Muir sailed for California, 185, 186, 187.

Negroes, 13; woman at ford, 3, 4; queer little boy, 4; ox driver, 9; teamster, 32; easy-going, 51; polite, 52; superstitious, 59; of Georgia, 83; a dangerous one, 103, 104; a primitive family, 105-07; in Havana, 167, 168.

New York, 184, 185, 186.


O
Oak, black, 6, 33.

Oak, dwarf, 131.

Oak, live, 67–69, 130, 131.

Oak, water, 47, 53.

Oaks, in Kentucky, 2, 6, 15, 16; in Tennessee, 26.

Opuntia, 135.

Osmunda cinnamomea. See Fern, cinnamon.

Osmunda Claytoniana, 18, 33.

Osmunda regalis. See Fern, flowering.

Owl, burrowing, 198.

Owls, 94.


P
Palmetto, cabbage, 91–93; a fine grove of, 113-18.

Palmetto, saw, 101.

Palms, 166, 167.

Parsons, Captain, of the Island Belle, 144, 145, 148, 149, 170, 171.

Passion flower, 56.

Pelicans, 134.

Perkins, Dr., 59.

Philadelphia, Tenn., 32, 33.

Phosphorescence at sea, 183.

Pine barrens, 60, 94, 101.

Pine, long-leafed, 54, 55, 108, 130.

Pines, 26, 101.

Pinus Cubensis, 91, 108.

Pinus palustris, 55, 91.

Plant, striking power of adaptation of, 162, 163.

Plant-gold, 148.

Plants and minerals, assumed to be made for man, 137, 138; sensation in, 140.

Polygalas, 26.

Polypodium hexagonopterum, 33.

Pomegranate, 56, 57.

Prater, Mr., friend of Muir’s, 48,49.

Pteris aquilina. See Brake, common.


Q
Quail (bob-white), 135.


R
Rabbit, jackass, 200-202.

Rainy season, 204–206.

Rattlesnakes, 49, 51.

River, adventure in crossing, 50.

Rivers: Chagres, 187; Chattahoochee, 47, 48; Clinch, 31; Cumberland, 14; Emory, 30; Hiwassee, 41, 42; Merced, 188; Salt, 3; Savannah, 58.

Robins, 135.

Rolling Fork, 3.


S
Salt River, 3.

San Francisco, 188.

San Joaquin valley, 190.

Sand dunes, 72.

Sandy Hook, 184.

Savannah, Georgia, 65.

Savannah River, 58.

Scale-mosses (Madotheca), 31.

Schrankia, sensitive brier, 18, 19.

Scott, Gen. Winfield, 43.

Scuppernong grape, 49.

Sea, beautiful in storm, 177, 178, 183; our ignorance of, 182.

Sea-islands, 86.

Sheep, predestined purpose of, 137.

Sherman, Gen. W. T., 61.

Ship, enjoyable life on, 177-180, 184.

Sierra Nevada, 190, 192-94, 212.

Simmons, Captain, 111–14.

Solidagoes, 26, 56, 72, 109.

Spanish bayonet, 132, 133.

Spinning, in mountain cabins, 37; among Georgia farmers, 84.

Spleenwort, ebony, 33.

Squirrel, ground, 202, 203.

Steerage, 187.

Storm at sea, 145-47, 177, 178, 183.

Sunflowers, 3.

Sunset, gorgeous, 53, 143.

Swamps, Florida, 83–122; vine-tangled, 90, 91, 111, 118, 120; night in, 93-95, 110.

Sylvan Shore, steamship, 85, 86.


T
Table, a peculiar, 59.

Tarweed, 209.

Taxodium. See Cypress.

Tennessee, 15, 174, 175; ferns and vines in, 18, 19, 31, 33; an old farmer, 19, 20; a friendly blacksmith, 22–26; trees and plants, 26, 31, 33; briers, 26, 27; guerrillas, 27–29; night with a mountaineer, 34; gold mining, 35; grist mills, 35, 36; spinning and weaving, 37; grandeur of scenery, 38; a feud, 40.

Thomson, Georgia, 54.

Thrashers, brown, 135.

Tillandsia usneoides. See Moss, Spanish.

Track Gap, Tenn., 39.

Twenty Hill Hollow, 194–212; described, 194; created by erosion of water, 196; flowers in, 197, 198, 206–10; birds, 198-201; animals, 201-03; seasons, 203-10.


U
Unaka Mountains, 31, 33.


V
Vanilla plant, 34 n.

Vegetable cats, 133.

Vines, grape, 34, 47, 48, 49, 56; in Florida swamps, 90, 91, in, 118, 120, 158; in Cuba, 157–61; in Twenty Hill Hollow, 198.

Vitis rotundifolia, 49.

Vohn, John, 36.


W
Waders, 131, 132.

Wagon, a remarkable, 45.

War, marks of, 84.

Weaving, in mountain cabins, 37; among Georgia farmers, 84.

Whales, storehouses of oil for man, 137.

Winds, language of, 173–76.

Wood, Alphonso, Botany, 18, 24, 34 n., 49 n.


Y
Yucca, 132.