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Winter Night in the Mountains

A snow-covered mountain massif rises up toward a dark, starry sky in the blue light of winter. The cold, mystical mountain peaks lie far off in the distance: a cross has been superimposed upon one of the peaks, heightening the sense of the sacredness of nature, even as the mountains themselves resemble an icy cathedral. A few bare, crooked trees in the dark foreground frame the mighty view of the …