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Emerson was the greater artist. His essays contain some of the most beautiful language in our literature. How Henry James could ha ...
Of the creative spirits that flourished in Concord, Massachusetts, during the middle of the nineteenth century, it might be said t ...
Some years ago, the State met me in behalf of the Church, and commanded me to pay a certain sum toward the support of a clergyman ...
Henry David Thoreau and Charles Darwin form both a spectacular comparison and contrast. Both Thoreau and Darwin were voyagers. One ...
Henry David Thoreau, who never earned much of a living or sustained a relationship with any woman that wasn't brotherly--who lived ...
I was walking along and I'm looking at the tall buildings. And I got to thinking about what Thoreau said: "They created a lot of g ...
Huckleberry Finn is a companion piece to Tom Sawyer, but a companion piece in reverse, a mirror image; it is the American un-succe ...
The cemetery isn't really a place to make a statement.
I wish to speak a word for Nature, for absolute freedom and wildness, as contrasted with a freedom and culture merely civil,--to r ...
Circumstantial evidence is occasionally very convincing, as when you find a trout in the milk, to quote Thoreau's example.
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