David Warren 
Rich and poor alike: and there is no good reason to be rich in summer. I have myself been reduced near to penury by events beyond the ken of the reader, but this is the least of the things I have lost. “Great riches are a great burden,” and in summer we may walk in sandals. Clothes we need only for modesty, food in this country is plentiful and cheap. The roads beckon in every direction, God has filled all the earth with beauty. To stand a moment, in the rain or the sun -- this is how we receive our birthright, which no man can take away.
To be free, especially, of the burden of envy -- a weight people carry like their own gut -- is to begin to have everything. The less you seek to own, the more of the earth seems to belong to you.
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