Thursday’s Piece

“As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full. Moreover, I have tried it fairly, and strange as it may seem, am satisfied that it does not agree with my constitution.”

(Henry David Thoreau, 1817 – 1862)

John Lentell

16th August, 1970

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Wednesday’s Piece

“Wherever a man goes, men will pursue him and paw him with their dirty institutions, and if they can, constrain him to belong to their desperate odd-fellow society.”

(Henry David Thoreau, 1817 – 1862)

John Lentell

15th August, 1970

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Wednesday’s Piece

“If I had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment…and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance than I should have been by any epaulette  I could have worn.”

(Thoreau, 1817 – 1862)

John Lentell

27th May, 1970

Tuesday’s Piece

“Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determine, or rather indicates, his fate.”

(Thoreau, 1817 – 1862)

John Lentell

28th October, 1969