A Brick in the Valley

No Frigate Like a Book
January 25, 2008, 11:40 pm
Filed under: Quotes

If you are a reader, then Emily Dickinson’s words will resonate with you.  Waltke quotes it in his Old Testament Theology.

THERE is no frigate like a book 

  To take us lands away, 

Nor any coursers like a page 

  Of prancing poetry. 


This traverse may the poorest take     

  Without oppress of toll; 

How frugal is the chariot 

  That bears a human soul!


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