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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

A Little Perspective

“In one place, near at hand, a stalagmite had been slowly growing up from the ground for ages, builded by the water - drip from a stalactite overhead… That drop was falling when the Pyramids were new; when Troy fell; when the foundations of Rome were laid; when Christ was crucified; when the Conquerer created the British empire; when Columbus sailed; when the massacre at Lexington was “news”. It is falling now; it will still be falling when all these things shall have sunk down the afternoon history, and the twilight of tradition and been swallowed up in the think night of oblivion” - Mark Twain The Adventure of Tom Sawyer.
posted by Ginny at 2:43 PM

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