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).
“If the woodchopper rises early, shall not the scholar sit up late?”
 —From the Journal of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), February 6, 1842.


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