Thursday, June 20, 2013

“Am tempted to turn many pages”

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 “Something like the woodland sounds will be heard to echo through the leaves of a good book. Sometimes I hear the fresh emphatic note of the oven-bird, and am tempted to turn many pages; sometimes the hurried chuckling sound of the squirrel when he dives into the wall.”
—From the Journal of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), June 20, 1840.

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