It’s been dew, dew, dew, yet I’ve hardly given its “influence” a thought. Continue reading
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A quiet woodsy morning evolves into a wake-up call. Continue reading
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“Language is the most perfect art in the world. The chisel of a thousand years retouches it.” Continue reading
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Not only different objects are presented to our attention at different seasons of the year, but we are in a different frame of body and of mind to appreciate different objects at different seasons. I see one thing when it is cold and another when it is warm.
Journal, November 17, 1858.
Henry David Thoreau secretly studied Biblical Hebrew while he lived in the cabin at Walden Pond. Continue reading
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Simplify! Go live in a hut and be joyous! Continue reading