I stretched my hand towards him, and said, “Simond, we must do it.”

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Christopher Orr]

… One thing alone I felt could defeat us: the usual time of the ascent had been more than doubled, the day was already far spent…

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Christopher Orr]

… and if the ascent would throw our subsequent descent into night it could not be contemplated.

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Christopher Orr]

I had, in reality, been taking deep draughts of the mountain air, but so silently as not to be heard.
[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Images: Cai Guo-Qiang]
I had, in reality, been taking deep draughts of the mountain air, but so silently as not to be heard.
[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Images: Cai Guo-Qiang]

I had, in reality, been taking deep draughts of the mountain air, but so silently as not to be heard.

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Images: Cai Guo-Qiang]

miss-catastrofes-naturales:

Duane Michals
The spirit leaves the body (1968)
miss-catastrofes-naturales:

Duane Michals
The spirit leaves the body (1968)
miss-catastrofes-naturales:

Duane Michals
The spirit leaves the body (1968)
miss-catastrofes-naturales:

Duane Michals
The spirit leaves the body (1968)
miss-catastrofes-naturales:

Duane Michals
The spirit leaves the body (1968)

miss-catastrofes-naturales:

Duane Michals

The spirit leaves the body (1968)

inneroptics:

Anna Winter. S

inneroptics:

Anna Winter. S

I always calculated that the will would serve me even should the muscles fail…

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Pauline Gola]

but I now found that mechanical laws rule man in the long run…

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Pauline Gola]

that no effort of will, no power of spirit, can draw beyond a certain limit upon muscular force.

[Text: The Glaciers of the Alps, by John Tyndall; Image: Pauline Gola]