There is a solemn stillness in this woodland, and but few bird-voices. Only an occasional caw from a crow breaks the stillness, and you have the feeling that something is going to happen.
Robert Allison Hood, By Shore and Trail in Stanley Park, McClelland & Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 1929, p. 11.
There is a great deal of bustle on the streets ... and it seems so odd when one isn't used to such a noise. Here people live well as a regular thing; I can't describe to you how well they have it here...
Irene Howard,Vancouver's Svenskar, Vancouver Historical Society, Vancouver, 1970, p. 86.
CIRCUMSTANCE: A letter written overseas from Vancouver.