Quotation by Henry David Thoreau

In Canada an ordinary New England house would be mistaken for the château, and while every village here contains at least several gentlemen or "squires," there is but one to a seigniory.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "A Yankee in Canada" (1853), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 100, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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