Monday, February 25, 2013

“Thus may you feel your pulse”

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From the Journal of Henry David Thoreau, February 25, 1859:
“Measure your health by your sympathy with morning and spring. If there is no response in you to the awakening of nature,—if the prospect of an early morning walk does not banish sleep, if the warble of the first bluebird does not thrill you,—know that the morning and the spring of your life are past. Thus may you feel your pulse.”

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