Thoreau's Journal: 15-Sep-1856

Sophia says, bringing company into my sanctum, by way of apology, that I regard the dust on my furniture like the bloom on fruits, not to be swept off. Which reminds me that the bloom on fruits and stems is the only dust which settles on Nature’s furniture.


Anonymous said...

This is a fascinating post.

Anonymous said...

Henry didn't like to dust?

Just when I think the man cannot get any higher on my hero list.