Magic trees and bewitched rivers

April 30, 2011

“The only words that ever satisfied me regarding nature are the terms used in fairy tale books “charm”, “spell”, “enchantment”… A tree grows fruit because it is a magic tree. Water runs downhill because it is bewitched. The sun shines because it is bewitched.” – Chesterton, Orthodoxy

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