Art: What They Liked

Very placid is the river Housatonic as it winds through the Berkshire valleys. So even, so quiet is its flow that it is easily able to mirror the gentle, green elevations of ground which the Berkshire dwellers call hills, and which enthusiastic tourists like to call mountains. As gentle as the hills, as placid as the river, the Berkshire villages rise to break the pleasant monotony of the landscape. Their generous houses, most white and clean, front on broad streets with here and there a stretch of New England common. Their lawns slope gracefully...

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