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Today and yesterday the boys have been skating on the crust in the streets - it is so hard, the snow being very shallow.

Considerable ice still clings to the rails and trees and especially weeds, though much attenuated. The birches were most bent - and are still - in hollows on the north sides of hills. Saw some rabbit's fur on the crust and some (apparently bird?) droppings, since the sleet fell - a few pinches of fur the only trace of the murder. Was it a hawk's work?



Crossed the river on the ice in front of Puffer's. What do the birds do when the seeds and bark are thus encased in ice?
December 28, 1855


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