[Commonplace books: Thomas Farnaby, 17th-century]
Little is to be expected of that day, if it can be called a day, to which we are not awakened by our Genius, but by the mechanical nudgings of some servitor, are not awakened by our own newly-acquired force and aspirations from within, accompanied by the undulations of celestial music, instead of factory bells, and a fragrance filling the air--to a higher life than we fell asleep from; and thus the darkness bear its fruit, and prove itself to be good, no less than the light.
Posted by stronzo on 01.24.2017
Why do precisely these objects which we behold make a world?
[: Henry David Thoreau, ]
Posted by rebeccap on 03.21.2011
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