January 19, 1856

in Thoreau’s Journal:

…..I saw the melon-rind arrangement of the clouds on a larger scale and more distinct than ever before….

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There were eight or ten courses of clouds, so broad that with equal intervals of blue sky they occupied the whole width of the heavens, broad white cirro-stratus, in perfectly regular curves from W. to E across the whole sky.

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