The soul or spirit
transmutes itself into all
matter--into rocks, and
can [illegible] live the life of a
rock--into the sea,
and can feel itself the sea--
into the oak, or other
tree--into an animal,
and feel itself a horse,
a fish, or a bird--
into the earth--into the
motions of the suns and
A man only is interested
in any thing when he identifies
himself with it--he must
himself be whirling and speeding
through space like the planet