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    We saw by the flitting clouds, by the first russet tinge on the hills, by the rushing river, the cottages on shore, and the shore itself, so coolly fresh and shining with dew, and later in the day, by the hue of the grape-vine, the goldfinch on the willow, the flickers flying in flocks, and when we passed near enough to the shore, as we fancied, by the faces of men, that the fall had commenced.
    —Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I wouldn’t put it past God to arrange a virgin birth if He wanted, but I very much doubt if He would.
    —David Jenkins (b. 1925)