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1 - His intercourse with heaven and earth, becomes part of his daily food. In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.

2 - Nature says,--he is my creature, and maugre all his impertinent griefs, he shall be glad with me.

3 - Not the sun or the summer alone, but every hour and season yields its tribute of delight; for every hour and change corresponds to and authorizes a different state of the mind, from breathless noon to grimmest midnight.

4 - Nature is a setting that fits equally well a comic or a mourning piece.

5 - In good health, the air is a cordial of incredible virtue.

6 - Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in my thoughts any occurrence of special good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration.

7 - I am glad to the brink of fear.


[+] In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough, and at what period soever of life, is always a child.

[+] In the woods, is perpetual youth.

[+] Within these plantations of God, a decorum and sanctity reign, a perennial festival is dressed, and the guest sees not how he should tire of them in a thousand years.

[+] In the woods, we return to reason and faith.