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|The passage reveals Thoreau's awareness that he could not kill time without |
killing the body of the world and the sound of its ... it implies are suggested by the
famous phrase from Walden: "As if you could kill time without injuring eternity" (8).
|KILLING TIME Henry David Thoreau spoke of “ladies of the land weaving toilet |
cushions against the last day.... As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.”5
He was writing about being frivolous with our lives and the amount of time we ...
Alfred I. Tauber - 2003 - 317 pages
|philosophical insight: "As if you could kill time without injuring eternity" (ibid., p. 8)|
. This is a key phrase, for eternity, the infinite, knows no time, and by trivializing
time, by wasting one's time, one does "injury" to eternity, which is as close to ...
|If, before going to bed every night, you will tear a page from the calendar, and |
remark, there goes another day of my life, never to return, you will become time
conscious. ... Thoreau, Henry David As if you could kill time without injuring
|It's thin current slides away, but eternity remains. - Thoreau, Henry David As if you |
could kill time without injuring eternity. - Thoreau, Henry David You cannot kill
time without injuring eternity. - Thoreau, Henry David But lo! men have become ...
|Nothing lies on our hands with such uneasiness as time. Wretehed and |
thoughtless ereatures ! In the only place where covetousness were a virtue we
turn prodigals. — Addison. As if you could kill time without injuring eternity. —
|If you invest your time playing piano, the chances are that you may become a |
professional pianist. Whatever you ... Joseph C. Grew has this to say, “we cannot
pause, or hesitate, or kill time as if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Richard Alan Krieger - 2002 - 344 pages
|Plato “Time and space are fragments of the infinite for the use of finite creatures.” |
— Henri Frederic Amiel “Time is but the stream I go fishing in.” — “As if you could
kill time without injuring eternity!” Thoreau “Time is infinite movement without ...
|Finally, the circle is completed, at which time the clock stops, and time is no more. |
There are no more tomorrows, and yesterday is frozen into one eternal now, the
forever present. Just maybe in ... As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
|In other key loci time is vaguely distinguished from eternity: "as if you could kill |
time without injuring eternity" (4). Thoreau sometimes mythologizes time and
eternity, as in the following passage: I have occasional visits in the long winter ...