Henry David Thoreau Quote

A strange age of the world this, when empires, kingdoms, and republics come a-begging to a private man's door, and utter their complaints at his elbow! I cannot take up a newspaper but I find that some wretched government or other, hard pushed and on its last legs, is interceding with me, the reader, to vote for it.


A Yankee in Canada: With Anti-slavery and Reform Papers (ed. 1866)

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A strange age of the world this, when empires, kingdoms, and republics come a-begging to a private man's door, and utter their complaints at his...

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A strange age of the world this, when empires, kingdoms, and republics come a-begging to a private man's door, and utter their complaints at his...

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A strange age of the world this, when empires, kingdoms, and republics come a-begging to a private man's door, and utter their complaints at his...

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A strange age of the world this, when empires, kingdoms, and republics come a-begging to a private man's door, and utter their complaints at his...