This chapter talks about the Landor's old trees, Wordsworth's yew-trees, Shelley's a forest, and Peacock's a greenwood trees, which particular focusing on moments during the period of World War I. Landor explains his view about a house with a span of turf before it in Italy. The Wordsworth's poem Yew-Trees opens with the writer beckoning a Traveller to rest at a yew tree. Wordsworth describes the effect of the surrounding environment on a person. The poem continues with reflections upon some ancient mystical Being who seems to have some connection to the yew tree. The traveller is encouraged to take his rightful place as the new fertility king. He is warned to avoid feelings of pride and contempt and to focus on the mystery of 'Nature's works'.