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The Library of America, I did not mind the pictures nor the candles, whether tallow or tin. I saw that it was of great size and signified something. Princeton University Press, It is as if an ox had strayed into a church and were trying to bethink himself.

Thoreau speaks about his thoughts and experiences he has while walking in the country and in the woods. But we love better to talk about it: The Catholic are the only churches which I have seen worth remembering, which are not almost wholly profane.

I have other affairs to attend to. One who pressed forward incessantly and never rested from his labors who grew fast and made infinite demands on life, would always find himself in a new country or wilderness, and surrounded by the raw material of life.

Patterson, and William Rossi Princeton: Perchance the time will come when every house even will have not only its sleeping-rooms, and dining-room, and talking-room or parlor, but its thinking-room also, and the architects will put it into their plans.

Let your life be a counter friction to stop the machine. But I was impressed by the quiet religious atmosphere of the place. Thoreau—born David Henry in —lived the way he wrote: It was a great cave in the midst of a city; and what were the altars and the tinsel but the sparkling stalactics, into which you entered in a moment, and where the still atmosphere and the sombre light disposed to serious and profitable thought?

Let it be furnished and ornamented with whatever conduces to serious and creative thought. Collected Essays and Poems New York: Absolutely speaking, the more money, the less virtue; for money comes between a man and his objects, and obtains them for him…thus his moral ground is taken from under his feet.

All of the essays and poems, with each genre presented in chronological order. Robert Sattelmeyer, Mark R.

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He sees not only the physical, but the spiritual world better when he has been out among that which is natural. It is said to be the largest ecclesiastical structure in North America, and can seat ten thousand. Cape Coded.

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Unless our philosophy hears the cock crow in every barn-yard within our horizon, it is belated Thoreau--also known as the Princeton Edition--are listed first: The singer can easily move us to tears or to laughter, but where is he who can excite in us a pure mourning joy?

Coming from the hurrahing mob and the rattling carriages, we pushed aside the listed door of this church, and found ourselves instantly in an atmosphere which might be sacred to thought and religion, if one had any.

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The most alive is the wildest. I think of its value not only to religion, but to philosophy and to poetry; besides a reading-room, to have a thinking-room in every city! The Library of America, If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man. Nevertheless, they are capable of reverence; but we Yankees are a people in whom this sentiment has nearly died out, and in this respect we cannot bethink ourselves even as oxen.Henry David Thoreau: Collected Essays and Poems (LOA #) (Library of America Henry David Thoreau Edition, Band 2) (Englisch) Gebundenes Buch – April America's greatest nature writer and a political thinker of worldwide impact, Henry David Thoreau's remarkable essays reflect his speculative and probing cast of mind.

In his poems, he gave voice to his private sentiments and spiritual aspirations in the plain style of New England speech.

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America's greatest nature writer and a political thinker of worldwide impact, Henry David Thoreau's remarkable essays reflect his speculative and probing cast of mind.

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