Monday, August 5, 2013

Idle Pursuits

Tiger Swallowtail on Dutchman's Breeches

"Children are attracted by the beauty of butterflies, but their parents and legislators deem it an idle pursuit. The parents remind me of the devil, not the children of God. Though God may have pronounced his work good, we ask. 'Is it not poisonous?'" — Thoreau, Journal, 1859


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