He thus took delight in the blue and the grey ocean, the beauty of snow clad mountains and of the green lowlands, the magic of the north woods and the grandeur of southern vegetation, the atmosphere of landscapes upon which great historical memories rest, and the peace of untouched nature.
(Freud, ‘The disappointments of war’, in Reflections on War and Death, tr. A. A. Brill & A. B. Kuttner)