Quotation by Henry David Thoreau

Sunday forenoon I attended a sort of Quaker meeting at the same place ... where it was expected that the Spirit would move me (I having been previously spoken to about it); and it, or something else, did,—an inch or so. I said just enough to set them a little by the ears and make it lively.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, November 1, 1856, to Sophia Thoreau, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 288, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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