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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
Apples, these I mean, unspeakably fair,—apples not of Discord, but of Concord!
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Wild Apples" (1862), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 314, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
Thoreau here alludes to the Judgment of Paris in Greek mythology and its consequences, in the process making a pun on the name of his native town.
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