work. But shut yourself up as you may there is no perfect peace anywhere. How unlike the peace of the wilderness however full of savage beasts is the war of the nations over the seas & beside us in Mexico. And is the killing of Presidents never to cease? The best loved & most useful of all the world's rulers seem always to be the ones selected for murder. That the assassin's bullet was providentialy turned aside form Roosevelt's heart all the good everywhere wil thank God & rejoice.Love to all who love youEver affectionately yours near or far in the peace or warJohn Muir
1912 Oct 30
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