Henry D. Thoreau

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1882 - 324 oldal

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212. oldal - Went to the woods because he wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if he could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when he came to die, discover that he had not lived." In another place he says he went to
293. oldal - ceasing to hold slaves, were actually to withdraw from this copartnership, and be locked up in the county jail therefor, it would be the abolition of slavery in America. Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison." This sounded hollow then, but when that embodiment of
246. oldal - Maine he sought the lumberers' gang, Where from a hundred lakes young rivers sprang ; He trod the unplanted forest-floor, whereon The all-seeing sun for ages hath not shone ; Where feeds the moose and walks the surly bear, And up the tall mast runs the woodpecker. He saw beneath dim aisles, in odorous beds, The slight
269. oldal - howling, For death has broached him to. His form was of the manliest beauty ; His heart was kind and soft ; Faithful, below, he did his duty, But now he 's gone aloft. " Tom never from his word departed, His virtues were so rare ; His friends were many and true-hearted,
269. oldal - s gone aloft. " Tom never from his word departed, His virtues were so rare ; His friends were many and true-hearted, His Poll was kind and fair. And then he 'd sing so blithe and jolly; Ah, many 's the time and oft ! But mirth is
331. oldal - MAGRUDER. Samuel Adams. By JAMES K. HOSMER. Thomas H. Benton. By THEODORE ROOSEVELT. Henry Clay. By Hon. CARL SCHURZ. 2 vols. Patrick Henry. By MOSES COIT TYLER. Gouverneur Morris. By THEODORE ROOSEVELT. Martin Van Buren. By EDWARD M. SHEPARD. IN PREPARATION. George Washington. By HENRY CABOT LODGE. 2 vols. Others to be announced hereafter. Each volume,
143. oldal - general society ; they incline to shut themselves in their chamber in the house ; to live in the country rather than in the town ; and to find their tasks and amusements in solitude. They are not good citizens, not good members of society ; unwillingly they bear their part of the public and private burdens ; they do
31. oldal - hoard is little, but our hearts are great. Smile, and we smile, the lords of many lands ; Frown, and we smile, the lords of our own hands, — For man is man, and master of his fate.
251. oldal - in Concord. pulled the woodchuck out of its hole by the tail, and took the foxes under his protection from the hunters. He confessed that he sometimes felt like a hound or a panther, and, if born among Indians, would have been a fell hunter. But, restrained by his Massachusetts culture, he played out the game in

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