Tag Archives: Nature

Beautiful Streams

Image: Flickr Beautiful streams, that flow onward forever, Blessing the green earth wherever they flow, Down the steep mountain-side gushing to sever, In the fair valleys and meadows below; Singing amid the tall reeds as they wander, Nursing the lily-bell … Continue reading

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Quotable #23: A Crab’s Perspective

“Just as foolish as it must look to a crab when it sees a man walk forward.” — Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, The Lichtenberg Reader: Selected Writings, 1959

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Gleanings From The Past #5

Common Sense We teach the children Danish, trigonometry, and Spanish; fill their heads with modern notions, and the secrets of the oceans, and the hieroglyph inscriptions from the land of the Egyptians; learn the date of every battle, know the … Continue reading

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