Good Luck: Episode Twenty-Five
“When Henry Hudson sailed up through the Narrows between Long and Staten Islands in 1609 and anchored in the upper bay almost opposite old Communipaw, and he looked over the surrounding country and, as his gaze fell upon the green plains and pleasantly wooded hills stretching away toward the setting sun, he declared his enthusiasm that it was ‘as pleasant a land as one need tread upon.'”
He was looking at Jersey City.
Pleasantly wooded hills stretching away towards the setting sun. Damn.
As pleasant a land as one need tread upon, he said.