Henry David Thoreau Quote

By what a delicate and far-stretched contribution every island is made! What an enterprise of nature thus to lay the foundations of and to build up the future continent, of golden and silver sands and the ruins of forests, with ant-like industry.


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

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By what a delicate and far-stretched contribution every island is made! What an enterprise of nature thus to lay the foundations of and to build up...

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By what a delicate and far-stretched contribution every island is made! What an enterprise of nature thus to lay the foundations of and to build up...

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By what a delicate and far-stretched contribution every island is made! What an enterprise of nature thus to lay the foundations of and to build up...

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By what a delicate and far-stretched contribution every island is made! What an enterprise of nature thus to lay the foundations of and to build up...