Henry David Thoreau Quote

The sun rarely shines in history, what with the dust and confusion; and when we meet with any cheering fact which implies the presence of this luminary, we excerpt and modernize it.


A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (ed. 1873)

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The sun rarely shines in history, what with the dust and confusion; and when we meet with any cheering fact which implies the presence of this...

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The sun rarely shines in history, what with the dust and confusion; and when we meet with any cheering fact which implies the presence of this...

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The sun rarely shines in history, what with the dust and confusion; and when we meet with any cheering fact which implies the presence of this...

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The sun rarely shines in history, what with the dust and confusion; and when we meet with any cheering fact which implies the presence of this...