Reflections and meditations on music and singing, birds in my life, books and literature, reading, art and art history, history and humanity, words and writing, and things that catch my eye or cause me to wonder.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
“Shall not the scholar sit up late?”
Scholar with his Books. Oil on canvas (1671) by Gerbrand
van den Eekhout (1621-1674).
the woodchopper rises early, shall not the scholar sit up late?”
the Journal of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), February 6, 1842.