National Geographic : 1914 Oct
A SCENE IN A QUIET VALLEY IN NORTHERN HUNGARY Photo byA.W. Cutler A common but very pretty sight is the women working in the fields, their babies in hammocks slung ontripods dotting the ground. "Rural Hungary is still the dream of other days, the quaint still life which brooded in pre-Renaissance pictures and peeps outunder themagic ofWash ington Irving's touch-restful, alluring, and casting the reflective grace of innocence upon its mighty sons. 'Sweet Auburns' that arepassing in other climes nestle about every placid valley of this. Here is 'the forest primeval'; here are 'vast meadows stretched totheeastward and pasture to flocks without number' " (see text, page 314).