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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
It is wonderful how well watered this country is.... Generally, you may go any direction in a canoe, by making frequent but not very long portages.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "The Allegash and East Branch" (1864) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, p. 271, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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