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The Orthosphere

“He goes to the riverside —
Not hook nor line hath he:
He stands on the meadows wide —
Nor gun nor scythe to see
. . . .
Knowledge this man prizeth best
Seems fantastic to the rest.”

(Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Wood Notes,” 1840)

I took my two sons to the river the other day.  They fished without success, and later wrestled in the chattering water on the shoal. I sat on the river bank, dry and toying with neither “hook nor line,” only refreshing myself with “a green though in a green shade.”

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

71 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.