Henry David Thoreau Quote

Plainly the fox belongs to a different order of things from that which reigns in the village. Our courts, though they offer a bounty for his hide, and our pulpits, though they draw many a moral from his cunning, are in few senses contemporary with his free forest life.


In: Robert Sattelmeyer (ed.), Journal 1842-1848 (Volume 2)

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Plainly the fox belongs to a different order of things from that which reigns in the village. Our courts, though they offer a bounty for his hide,...

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Plainly the fox belongs to a different order of things from that which reigns in the village. Our courts, though they offer a bounty for his hide,...

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Plainly the fox belongs to a different order of things from that which reigns in the village. Our courts, though they offer a bounty for his hide,...

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Plainly the fox belongs to a different order of things from that which reigns in the village. Our courts, though they offer a bounty for his hide,...