Henry David Thoreau Quote

Why should not our whole life and its scenery be actually thus fair and distinct? All our lives want a suitable background. They should at least, like the life of the anchorite, be as impressive to behold as objects in a desert, a broken shaft or crumbling mound against a limitless horizon.


A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (ed. 1873)

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Why should not our whole life and its scenery be actually thus fair and distinct? All our lives want a suitable background. They should at least,...

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Why should not our whole life and its scenery be actually thus fair and distinct? All our lives want a suitable background. They should at least,...

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Why should not our whole life and its scenery be actually thus fair and distinct? All our lives want a suitable background. They should at least,...

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Why should not our whole life and its scenery be actually thus fair and distinct? All our lives want a suitable background. They should at least,...