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" I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up. "
Walden - Page 257
by Henry David Thoreau - 1882
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The Living Age ..., Volume 294

1917
...thousand copies of his first book at his own expense, and the audacity to preface his second with, "I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but...standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up"? Henry David Thoreau was born at Concord, Massachusetts, on July 12th, 1817. John Thoreau, Henry's father,...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 45

George R. Graham, Charles Jacobs Peterson, Edgar Allan Poe, Ann Sophia Stephens, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Joseph Ripley Chandler, Robert Taylor Conrad, Bayard Taylor - 1854
...the words of his own motto, doee not intend to write an " ode to dejection, but to brag ae lustily Ы chanticleer In the morning, standing on his roost, If only to wake Ыя neighbors up." Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands. By Mr*. Harriet Backer Stovx. Jtttatrated from...
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The Solitudes of Nature and of Man, Or, The Loneliness of Human Life

William Rounseville Alger - Solitude - 1867 - 412 pages
...praise, for I have practised it on myself. The stars and I belong to a mutual-admiration society." " I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but...chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost." " The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation." But he, — he is victorious, sufficing, royal....
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Thoreau's Thoughts: Selections from the Writings of Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau - Literature - 1890 - 153 pages
...WALDE*, p. 91. Slavery ^8 ^ OU S as POSSible, live frCC Mike the I do not propose to write an uŁodin htt ode to dejection, but to brag as "'*' lustily as chanticleer...standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up. WALDKN, p. 9 ». Thecreition The winds which passed over i poem to , ... , my dwelling were such as...
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The New World and the New Book, an Address, Delivered Before the Nineteenth ...

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - American essays - 1892 - 236 pages
...source from which any strong or self-reliant literary work can proceed. In the words of Thoreau, " I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but...standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up." CAMBRIDGE, MASS., October l, 1881. CONTENTS PAGE I. THE NEW WORLD AND THE NEW BOOK . 1 II. AN AMERICAN...
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The New World and the New Book: An Address, Delivered Before the Nineteenth ...

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - 1892 - 239 pages
...source from which any strong or self-reliant literary work can proceed. In the words of Thoreau, " I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but...standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up." CAMBRIDGE, MASS., October 1, 1891. CONTENTS PAGE I. THE NEW WORLD AND THE NEW BOOK . 1 II. AN AMERICAN...
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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume 2

Henry David Thoreau - 1893
...describe more at length, for convenience, putting the experience of two years into one. As I have said, I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but...standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up. When first 1 took up my abode in the woods, that is, began to spend my nights as well as days there,...
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Browning and Whitman: A Study in Democracy

Oscar Lovell Triggs - American literature - 1893 - 145 pages
...and to shame them into a life of simplicity. " As I have said," referring to his life at Walden, " I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag lustily, as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbours up." His...
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Walden, Volume 1

Henry David Thoreau - 1897
...taken Thoreau's part, and is very unlikely to forget him in the day of final award. BRADFORD TORREY. / do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to...standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up. WALDEN I ECONOMY HEN I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the...
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Walden: Or, Life in the Woods

Henry David Thoreau - Authors, American - 1899 - 350 pages
...describe more at length ; for convenience, putting the experience of two years into one. As I have said, I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but...standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up. When first I took up my abode in the woods, that is, began to spend my nights as well as days there,...
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