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ID
cx25
Title
"A Countryman Remembers - Hearts of Oak."
Genre
Essay
Page Count
1
Word Count
1000
Publisher
Living
Publication Year
1973
Document Types
Full-text Online
Nature Writing
Eads, Additions to
Topics
Kent

Bates bemoans the felling of between 2000 and 3000 trees in his village in just three years, reports the diminishing population of oak trees (and provides a brief history of oaks), and closes with praise of the English hedgerow. One in the series "A Countryman Remembers" in Living (December 1973).


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