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" ... feet. It probably had never seen a man before; and it soon became quite familiar, and would run over my shoes and up my clothes. It could readily ascend the sides of the room by short impulses, like a squirrel, which it resembled in its motions. At... "
Walden - Page 351
by Henry David Thoreau - 1882
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St. Nicholas, Volume 4

1877
...impulses, like a squirrel, which it resembled in its motions. At length, as I leaned my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes and along my sleeve, and around and around the table which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played...
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American Prose: Hawthorne, Irving, Longfellow, Whittier, Holmes, Lowell ...

American prose literature - 1880 - 424 pages
...West a squirrel, which it resembled in its motions. At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve,...cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away. A phcebe soon built in my shed, and a robin for protection in a pine which grew against the house....
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American Prose: Hawthorne: Irving: Longfellow: Whittier: Holmes: Lowell ...

American prose literature - 1880 - 424 pages
...length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve, »wl round and round the paper which held my dinner, while...cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away. A phoebe soon built in my shed, and a robin foi protection iu a pine which grew against the house....
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Footprints, nature seen on its human side, by Sarah Tytler

Henrietta Keddie - 1881
...like a squirrel, which it resembled in its motions. At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes and along my sleeve,...cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away. " ' A phosbe soon built in my shed, and a robin for protection in a pine which grew against the house....
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Friends Worth Knowing: Glimpses of American Natural History

Ernest Ingersoll - Natural history - 1881 - 258 pages
...impulses, like a squirrel, which it resembled in its motions. At length, as I leaned my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes and along my sleeve, and around and around the table which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played...
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American Prose: Hawthorne, Irving and Others

American literature - 1891 - 414 pages
...like a squirrel, which it resembled in its motions. At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve,...cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away. A phcebe soon built in my shed, and a robin for protection in a pine which grew against the house....
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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume 2

Henry David Thoreau - 1893
...like a squirrel, which it resembled in its motions. At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve,...cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away. A phcebe soon built in my shed, and a robin for protection in a pine which grew against the house....
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Belgravia: A London Magazine, Volume 81

1893
...like a squirrel, which it resembled in its motions. At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve,...finger, it came and nibbled it, sitting in my hand, and afterwards cleaned its face and paws like a fly, and walked away." On the 7th June, 1853, he thus refers...
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Walden, Volume 2

Henry David Thoreau - Authors, American - 1897
...like a squirrel, which it resembled in its motions. At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve,...cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away. A phcebe soon built in my shed, and a robin for protection in a pine which grew against the house....
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Studies in American Literature: A Text-book for Academies and High Schools

Charles Noble - American literature - 1898 - 386 pages
...the greatest familiarity with Thoreau. He writes : At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve,...cleaned its face and paws like a fly, and walked away. The young of the partridge he often held in his hands, and he thus writes in regard to them : The remarkably...
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