Mason & Dixon p. 263

Greenwood Village, Colorado on a Sunday in March

“As to journey west,” adds the Rev’d helpfully, “in the same sense as the Sun, is to live, raise Children, grow older, and die, carried along by the Stream of Day,– whilst to turn Eastward, is somehow to resist time and age, to work against the Wind, seek ever the dawn, even, as who can say, defy Death.”