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American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.
We went to see the ocean, and that is probably the best place of all our coast to go to. If you go by water, you may experience wh ...
It would not be an easy thing to bring the water all the way to the plain. They would have to organize a great coumbite with all t ...
This island's mine, by Sycorax my mother,
Which thou tak'st from me. When thou cam'st first,
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All men are partially buried in the grave of custom, and of some we see only the crown of the head above ground. Better are the ph ...
According to the record of an old inhabitant of Tyngsborough, now dead, whose farm we were now gliding past, one of the greatest f ...
The river ... banks were seven or eight feet high, and densely covered with white and black spruce,--which, I think, must be the c ...
In such a day, in September or October, Walden is a perfect forest mirror, set round with stones as precious to my eye as if fewer ...
Ice is an interesting subject for contemplation. They told me that they had some in the ice-houses at Fresh Pond five years old wh ...
A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water ...
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