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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
If you are going into that line,—going to besiege the city of God,—you must not only be strong in engines, but prepared with provisions to starve out the garrison.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, December 19, 1853, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 223, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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