Cape Cod in October, 1349, another the succeeding June, and another to Truro in July, 1855 ;the first and last time with a single com panion, the second time alone. I have spent, in all, about three weeks on the Cape; walked from Eastham to Province-town twice on the Atlantic side, and once on the Bay side also, excepting four or five miles, and cro sed the Cape half a dozen times on my way; but having come so fresh to the sea, I have got but little salted. My readers must expert only so much saltness as the land breeze acquires from blowing over an arm of the sea, or is tasted on the windows and the bark of trees twenty miles inland, after September gales. 1liave been accustomed to make excursions to the ponds within ten miles of Concord, but latterly I have extended my excursions to the sea-shore.
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