Different Drummer

Different Drummer

Thoreau’s eloquent prose poem on the inner freedom and individualistic character of man. [Am. Lit.: NCE, 2739]
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If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Barely five months before the next general elections, the opposition parties insist on marching to the beat of a different drummer.
The Senate, however, marches to a different drummer.
At the start of his book is a quote from the 19th century American philosopher Henry David Thoreau, who wrote: "If man does not keep pace with his companions perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
A different drummer could waylay the entire program of government.
An impassioned Sylvia McNicoll at the launch of Best Friends Through Eternity at A Different Drummer Books in Burlington.
I loved the saying by Henry David Thoreau that Drummer has always used, "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Lewis has no qualms about Quabbin Community Band members marching to the beat of a different drummer, just as long as it's not for the hour or two that he's holding a baton on a summer Sunday evening.
For years it was thought that Great Basin climate marched to the tune of a different drummer, and now scientists have revealed a 175,000-year-long climate record from the Great Basin, which shows ice age temperature oscillations centered around changes in Earth's orbit.
Richardson include Reflections of Pearl Harbor (Praeger), The Second Season and A Different Drummer (Vanilla Heart Publishing), A Union of Souls (The Fiction Works), and Spirit of the Season (Fort Hamilton).
Can two very different ducks, each used to following a different drummer, learn that being "odd" isn't necessarily bad?

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