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" They go and come with such regularity and precision, and their whistle can be heard so far, that the farmers set their clocks by them, and thus one well-conducted institution regulates a whole country. "
Prophets of Regulation - Page 5
by Thomas K. McCraw - 2009 - 416 pages
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Writing Revolution: Aesthetics and Politics in Hawthorne, Whitman, and Thoreau

Peter J. Bellis - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 232 pages
...(116), and the rattle and whistle of the train "penetrate" the woods all year round (115). The trains "go and come with such regularity and precision, and...well conducted institution regulates a whole country. . . . Do they not talk and think faster in the depot than they did in the stage-office?" (117-18)....
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Abolition's Public Sphere

Robert Fanuzzi - History - 2003 - 331 pages
...quantification of time found in a factory. They "go and come with such regularity and precision . . . that the farmers set their clocks by them, and thus...well conducted institution regulates a whole country" (80). This institution in turn governed all the time farmers spent on their labor, for Concord's local...
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Against the Machine: The Hidden Luddite Tradition in Literature, Art, and ...

Nicols Fox - History - 2004 - 424 pages
...neighbors in Concord: The departings and arrivals of the cars are now the epoch in the village day. They go and come with such regularity and precision, and their whistle can be heard so far. that farmers set their clocks by them, and thus one well conducted institution regulates the whole country....
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Tracking Thoreau: Double-crossing Nature and Technology

John Dolis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 231 pages
...force it mobilizes: "The starlings and arrivals of the cars are now the epochs in the village day. They go and come with such regularity and precision,...well conducted institution regulates a whole country" ( W, 117-18). Insofar as this scenario determines "the epochs in the village day," it restructures...
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Thoreau and the Sociological Imagination: The Wilds of Society

Shawn Chandler Bingham - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 141 pages
...agents of capitalism: The startings and arrivals of the cars are now the epochs in the village day. They go and come with such regularity and precision, and their whistle can he heard so far, that the farmers set their clocks hy them, and thus one well conducted institution...
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湖濱散記(25K)

Henry David Thoreau - Solitude - 2002 - 285 pages
...scaring the owl and fox. The startings and arrivals of the cars are now the epochs in the village day. They go and come with such regularity and precision,...the farmers set their clocks by them, and thus one well-conducted institution regulates a whole country. Have not men improved somewhat in punctuality...
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Walden Pond

Henry David Thoreau
...scaring the owl and fox. The startings and arrivals of the cars are now the epochs in the village day. They go and come with such regularity and precision,...the farmers set their clocks by them, and thus one well-conducted institution regulates a whole country. Have not men improved somewhat in punctuality...
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