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#TBT: Take Naps when Necessary

  • Posted by: Regina Duffy
  • Posted Date: August 9, 2018
  • Filed Under: Library News

“Weary with toil, I haste me to my bed,
The dear repose for limbs with travel tired;
But then begins a journey in my head,
To work my mind, when body’s work’s expired:
For then my thoughts (from far where I abide)
Intend a zealous pilgrimage to thee,
And keep my drooping eyelids open wide,
Looking on darkness which the blind do see:
Save that my soul’s imaginary sight
Presents thy shadow to my sightless view,
Which, like a jewel hung in ghastly night,
Makes black night beauteous and her old face new.
Lo, thus, by day my limbs, by night my mind,
For thee, and for myself, no quiet find.”

Sonnet 27, William Shakespeare

 

naps, dayhop, dorm, 1959

“Dayhops have no dorms. They catch their naps elsewhere.”

Belle Air (1959)


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