"The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude."
-- Washington Irving
I can't believe I have lived in Yonkers for three years and am just now getting around to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. I guess no one is perfect...
"The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow. "
"He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart."