from The Writings of Henry David Thoreau (1906) Vol. 7: Journal Vol. 1 p. 479. (In context)
2223118"Ye do commend me to all virtue ever"Henry David Thoreau
Ye do commend me to all virtue ever,
And simple truth, the law by which we live.
Methinks that I can trust your clearer sense
And your immediate knowledge of the truth.
I would obey your influence, one with fate.