Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think sometimes, could I only have music on my own terms; could I live in a great city and know where I could go whenever I wished the ablution and inundation of musical waves,—that were a bath and a medicine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Wealth," The Conduct of Life (1860).
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