Compensation – Ralph Waldo Emerson

from Essays: First Series (1841) Ralph Waldo Emerson The wings of Time are black and white,Pied with morning and with night.Mountain tall and ocean deepTrembling balance duly keep.In changing moon, in tidal wave,Glows the feud of Want and Have.Gauge of more and less through spaceElectric star and pencil plays.The lonely Earth amid the ballsThat hurry … Doorgaan met het lezen van Compensation – Ralph Waldo Emerson