I see before me now a traveling army halting,
Below a fertile valley spread, with barns and the orchards of
Behind, the terraced sides of a mountain, abrupt, in places rising
Broken, with rocks, with clinging cedars, with tall shapes dingily
The numerous camp-fires scatter'd near and far, some away up on
The shadowy forms of men and horses, looming, large-sized,
And over all the sky—the sky! far, far out of reach, studded,
breaking out, the eternal stars.