Extract from Thomas Jefferson to William Short

my business is to beguile the wearisomness of declining life, as I endeavor to do, by the delights of classical reading and of Mathematical truths, and by the consolations of a sound philosophy, equally indifferent to hope & fear.

RC (ViW: TJP). PoC (DLC).
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
William Short
Date Range
Date
October 31, 1819
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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