Excerpt from The Rhododendron, 1944 Nestled deep in the heart of the Appa lachian hills rested a spot of quiet soli tude and seclusion, free from the rush ing turmoil of time's ever owing cur rent. So close to and such an integral part of the beauties of God's firmament is this spot that one's very soul and nature is seemingly cleaner and more pure from the contact. Thriving by and echo ing the merry laughter and carefree atmosphere created by the presence of youth, strong with the desire and com mon will for a greater wisdom has been our campus - Appalachian. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.