Monday, June 28, 2004

From Mike Russell
Thoreau on protection from our ‘protectors’
"I went to the store the other day to buy a bolt for our front door, for as I told the storekeeper, the Governor was coming here.

'Aye,' said he, 'and the legislature too.'

"Then I will take two bolts," said I.

He said there had been a steady demand for bolts and locks of late, for our protectors were coming."

- Henry David Thoreau (1859)

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