An excerpt from this cherished book…….
I convey this message…….
Every day I knocked on his door and he on mine. I felt a happiness at our being merely in the same room that transcended any specific language.
Strange it is, that as I use language, as I shape it into re-creations of people and places, I can feel its inadequacy. It can serve to describe the past; it cannot describe what I presently feel.
….a plea of understanding. We are friends. Be my friend forever is what is in my heart. My soul mate.
There is only one hand for me, and that is yours. When I will squeeze your hand, then my heart will be….home.
“Be my friend forever” he said.
“Yes, but what am I to do with that flare of feeling that comes when a woman loves a man because they are woman and man?”
Great literature speaks for itself. An epic novel.
Walden May be the most famous act of “social distancing.”
It’s also a lesson on the importance of community while you are sheltering in place.
Since the coronavirus quarantine began in the United States tens of millions of us have begun something like Thoreau’s retreat, but with a better Internet connection. As the days accumulate into weeks and then months, the burden of remaining cloistered has surely grown more challenging. Thoreau went there before us. He knew there can be contentment alone, just as often as there can be loneliness among company.
Read this book in spurts….. it will bring new meaning to your COVID isolation.
SOLD today to our new Etsy customer in Chicago. It’s a superb and flawless 1985 edition. Original purchase price was $75.00. Another very happy customer who is presenting this book as a “gift.” We are thrilled when our books sell. Some of us still love the feel of a book in our hand.
Versailles a historical monument; an informative history of the monument, illustrated in color and black and white; a selection of literary excerpts about the monument and a comprehensive reference section. Versailles, the palace is a true Wonder of Man. Built by King Louis XIV because he was in love with a women and a place. Versailles is the most popular visit in France, even to this day This volume is a fresh history lesson and the pictorials definitely take you to this magnificent place. 9″ x 11.5″ x 3/4″ If you have not visited Versailles this book will urge you on to do so. If you have visited this grand chateau, this book is a wonderful memory of the magnificent opulence of this time period in France’s long history.