Henry David Thoreau Quote

It would be well, perhaps, if we were to spend more of our days and nights without any obstruction between us and the celestial bodies, if the poet did not speak so much from under a roof, or the saint dwell there so long. Birds do not sing in caves, nor do doves cherish their innocence in dovecots.


The writings of Henry David Thoreau... (ed. 1906)

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It would be well, perhaps, if we were to spend more of our days and nights without any obstruction between us and the celestial bodies, if the poet...