Definitions: (1) a pure and natural state; original <often considered superior>; (2) unblemished or untouched; uncorrupted; unspoiled

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,
One clover, and a bee,
And revery.
The revery alone will do,
If bees are few.
—  Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (1830–1886) American poet

Quote: No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes. He sees it edited by a definite set of customs and institutions and ways of thinking. — Ruth Fulton Benedict (1887-1948) American anthropologist & folklorist