If he would be alive I would tell him:
a. If a worst is, that man knows, it is ridiculous to be scared of unknown.
b. If a best is, that man knows, it is smart to be scared of unknown.
The question is: ''Who is happier? ''
Dear Ralph Waldo Emerson!
In spite you were b. and I am a. I consider myself happier than you were. That is why I share and like much all your minor verse
It is time to be old, To take in sail:-- The god of bounds, Who sets to seas a shore, Come to me in his fatal rounds, And said: "No more! No farther shoot Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root. Fancy departs; no more invent;