Quotes Spring


There were still, hot hollows surrounded by wet rocks where he could hardly breathe for the heavy scents of the night flowers and the bloom along the creeper buds; dark avenues where the moonlight lay in belts as regular as checkered marbles in a church aisle; thickets where the wet young growth stood breast-high about him and threw its arms round his waist; and hilltops crowned with broken rock


This is from “The Spring Running”  in The Second Jungle Book (1895).

It is Spring-time,’the time of New Talk’, and Mowgli, grown up to his full strength, is restless and sad, he knows not why.

He deides to make a running to the marshes of thr north.