Honour the Machine and Its Inventor

As I look round this room, at the bed, at the counterpane, at the books and chairs and the little bottles, and think that machines made them, I am glad. I am very glad of the bedstead, of the white enameled iron with brass rail. As it stands, I rejoice over its essential simplicity. I would not wish it different. Its lines are straight and parallel, or at right angles, giving a sense of static motionlessness. Only that which is necessary is there, whittled down to the minimum. There is nothing to hurt me or to hinder me; my wish for something to serve my purpose is perfectly fulfilled. . . . Wherefore I do honour to the machine and to its inventor.


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 Study of Thomas Hardy and Other Essays
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Lawrence, David Herbert (1986-01), Study of Thomas Hardy and Other Essays, Retrieved on 2015-01-24
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