Colon or Semi-Colon?

October 08, 2005

I wonder which version of this sentence I should use?

These quiet Connecticut Sabbaths could prove surprisingly peaceful and attractive: European visitors who were accustomed to a more social holiday were struck by its democratic nature rich and poor alike stopped working and joined together and by its moral influence.

These quiet Connecticut Sabbaths could prove surprisingly peaceful and attractive; European visitors who were accustomed to a more social holiday were struck by its democratic nature rich and poor alike stopped working and joined together and by its moral influence.

Posted by Red Ted at October 8, 2005 08:15 AM | TrackBack