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Seeing mountains draped with thick tangled underbrush as the morning sun tipped the mountaintop, I thought of all those who would greet it reverently throughout the Orient; I thought too of that rare remark of Thoreau's: "Millions are awake enough for physical labour, but only one in a hundred million for divine life."

-- Notebooks Category 15: The Orient > Chapter 7: Related Entries > # 12

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