HIBERNICUS'S LETTERS Quotes
A philosophical miscellany written by several Irishmen, published 1734 in London
A man who can retire from the world to seek entertainment in his closet, has a thousand advantages of which other people have no idea.—He is master of his own company and pleasures, and can command either the one or the other according to his circumstances or temper. All nature is ready for his view, and all ages appear at his call. He can transport himself to the most distant regions, and enjoy the best and politest company that ever the world afforded.