The Gardens of Monticello Author:Peter J. Hatch And our own dear Monticello, where has nature spread so rich a mantle under the eye? mountains, forests, rocks, rivers. With what majesty do we there ride above the storms! How sublime to look down into the workhouse of nature, to see her clouds, hail, snow, rain, thunder, all fabricated at our feet! And the glorious Sun, when rising as if ou... more »t of a distant water, just gliding the tops of the mountains, and giving life to all nature!