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Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digg ...
A few hours' mountain climbing turns a rogue and a saint into two roughly equal creatures. Weariness is the shortest path to equal ...
Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mou ...
While my companions were seeking a suitable spot ... I improved the little daylight that was left in climbing the mountain alone.. ...
As for the dispute about solitude and society, any comparison is impertinent. It is an idling down on the plane at the base of a m ...
The very simplicity and nakedness of man's life in the primitive ages imply this advantage, at least, that they left him still but ...
The mountain and the squirrel
Had a quarrel,
And the former called the latter "Little Prig";
The mountain stood there to be pointed at.
Pasture ran up the side a little way,
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It doesn't seem so much to climb a mountain
You've worked around the foot of all your life.
The mountain held the town as in a shadow.
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