Closing lines of "Walden" - Henry David Thoreau

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The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.

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bvw 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Oh but my morning crankiness overwhlems me at times. What in all the seven hells does this quote mean? I thought Thoreau was a adept imageer, a poet in prose. But this is a carcinogenic dose of saccharine!

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