Monday, February 06, 2006


The Sabbath

Henry David Thoreau, The Commercial Spirit (August 16, 1837):
The order of things should be somewhat reversed; the seventh should be man's day of toil, wherein to earn his living by the sweat of his brow; and the other six his Sabbath of the affections and the soul — in which to range this widespread garden, and drink in the soft influences and sublime revelations of Nature.

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