Henry David Thoreau Quote

In an ancient and dead language, any recognition of living nature attracts us. These are such sentences as were written while grass grew and water ran. It is no small recommendation when a book will stand the test of mere unobstructed sunshine and daylight.


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

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In an ancient and dead language, any recognition of living nature attracts us. These are such sentences as were written while grass grew and water...

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In an ancient and dead language, any recognition of living nature attracts us. These are such sentences as were written while grass grew and water...

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In an ancient and dead language, any recognition of living nature attracts us. These are such sentences as were written while grass grew and water...

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In an ancient and dead language, any recognition of living nature attracts us. These are such sentences as were written while grass grew and water...