Thoreau's Journal: 28-Jun-1852

There are meteorologists, but who keeps a record of the fairer sunsets? While men are recording the direction of the wind, they neglect to record the beauty of the sunset or the rainbow.


Anonymous said...

that's why metheorologists are always mistaken: they don't care

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"Seven pounds, six ounces," the old man said. Sixty years later he could recite the exact weight, height, and time of birth of each of his children. He kept to himself his memory of their first fresh pink breaths.