Winter: From the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau, Volume 8

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1887 - Winter - 439 pages
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Page 365 - I have lived some thirty years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
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Page 401 - It is impossible for the same person to see things from the poet's point of view and that of the man of science. The poet's second love may be science, not his first — when use has worn off the bloom.
Page 134 - I come to my solitary woodland walk as the homesick go home. I thus dispose of the superfluous, and see things as they are, grand and beautiful. I have told many that I walk every day about half the daylight, but I think they do not believe it. I wish to get the Concord, the Massachusetts, the America, out of my head and be sane a part of every day.
Page 332 - When I read some of the rules for speaking and writing the English language correctly, as that a sentence must never end with a particle, and perceive how implicitly •wen the learned obey it, I think Any fool can make a rule, And every fool will mind it.
Page 344 - The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward.

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