Sorrow is a kind of rust of the soul, which every new idea contributes in its passage to scour away. It is the putrefaction of stagnant life, and is remedied by exercise and motion.
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Source Notes: "Means of Regulating Sorrow," The Rambler, no. 47 (28 August 1750).
Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English critic, poet and essayist.