Henry David Thoreau Quote

How little do the most wonderful inventions of modern times detain us. They insult nature. Every machine, or particular application, seems a slight outrage against universal laws.


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

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How little do the most wonderful inventions of modern times detain us. They insult nature. Every machine, or particular application, seems a slight...

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How little do the most wonderful inventions of modern times detain us. They insult nature. Every machine, or particular application, seems a slight...

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How little do the most wonderful inventions of modern times detain us. They insult nature. Every machine, or particular application, seems a slight...

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How little do the most wonderful inventions of modern times detain us. They insult nature. Every machine, or particular application, seems a slight...