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Walden - Page 499
by Henry David Thoreau - 1882
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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume 2

Henry David Thoreau - 1893
...air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should_be. Now put the foundations under them, It is a ridiculous demand which England and America...as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and flush and whoa, which Bright can understand, were the best English. As if there were safety...
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Walden, Volume 2

Henry David Thoreau - Authors, American - 1897
...air, your work need not be lost ; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. It is a ridiculous demand which England and America...as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and hush and who, which Bright can understand, were the best English. As if there were safety...
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Walden

Henry David Thoreau - 1906
...air, your work need not be lost ; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. It is a ridiculous demand which England and America...as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and hlsh and whoa, which Bright can understand, were the best English. As if there were safety...
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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume 2

Henry David Thoreau - Authors, American - 1906
...your work need not be lost ; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. It is n ridiculous demand which England and America make,...as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and hush and whoa, which Bright can understand, were the best English. As if there were 'safety...
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Henry David Thoreau: Studies and Commentaries

Henry David Thoreau, Paul Doyle, (Ch - Literary Criticism - 1972 - 156 pages
...details may— or must— seem different on each hearing. THE ULTIMATE OF A CONCEPTION IS ITS VASTNESS. IT IS A RIDICULOUS DEMAND WHICH ENGLAND AND AMERICA...UNDERSTAND YOU. NEITHER MEN NOR TOADSTOOLS GROW SO. Ives, in his "Essays Before a Sonata," reports that Carlyle, from the vantage point of European philosophy,...
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New World Metaphysics: Readings on the Religious Meaning of the American ...

Giles Gunn - Religion - 1981 - 482 pages
...air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. It is a ridiculous demand which England and America...as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and hush and who, which Bright can understand, were the best English. As if there were safety...
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The Economist: Henry Thoreau and Enterprise

Leonard N. Neufeldt - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 232 pages
...bounds" on the other hand. 24 That desire is memorably registered in the concluding pages of Walden: It is a ridiculous demand which England and America...as well as quadrupeds, flying as well as creeping things, and hush and who, which Bright can understand, were the best English. As if there were safety...
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James Wright: The Heart of the Light

Peter Stitt, Frank Graziano - Poetry - 1990 - 425 pages
...You could even say that James Wright has mentality. And he is beautiful. STEPHEN YENSER Open Secrets It is a ridiculous demand which England and America make, that you shall speak so thai they can understand you. Neither men nor toadstools grow so. ... I fear chie▀y lest my expression...
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The Senses of Walden: An Expanded Edition

Stanley Cavell - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 160 pages
..."The present was my next experiment of this kind"; "I sometimes try my acquaintances by such tests"; "It is a ridiculous demand which England and America...you shall speak so that they can understand you"; "I am a sojourner in civilized life again"; "I would fain say something concerning you who are said...
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Denise Levertov: Selected Criticism

Albert Gelpi - Social Science - 1993 - 326 pages
...pendulum swing between these tendencies. We may grant Thoreau's point in Walden (however overstated) that "it is a ridiculous demand which England and America...understand you. Neither men nor toadstools grow so." And we may grant that Robert Duncan's complex vision is essentially mystical and ultimately ineffable....
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