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A Private History of Happiness: The Art of Living with Presence, from Ptolemy to George Eliot to William Blake
A Private History of Happiness: The Art of Living with Presence, from Ptolemy to George Eliot to William Blake

“I know that I am mortal by nature and ephemeral, but when I trace at my pleasure the windings to and fro of the heavenly bodies, I no longer touch earth with my feet. I stand in the presence of Zeus himself and take my fill of ambrosia.”

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