Walden


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Walden

Thoreau’s classic; advocates a return to nature. [Am. Lit.: Van Doren, 208]
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My purpose in going to Walden Pond was not to live cheaply nor to live dearly there, but to transact some private business with the fewest obstacles; to be hindered from accomplishing which for want of a little common sense, a little enterprise and business talent, appeared not so sad as foolish.
When I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and earned my living by the labor of my hands only.
After my fellowship of toil and impracticable schemes with the dreamy brethren of Brook Farm; after living for three years within the subtle influence of an intellect like Emerson's; after those wild, free days on the Assabeth, indulging fantastic speculations, beside our fire of fallen boughs, with Ellery Channing; after talking with Thoreau about pine-trees and Indian relics in his hermitage at Walden; after growing fastidious by sympathy with the classic refinement of Hillard's culture; after becoming imbued with poetic sentiment at Longfellow's hearthstone -- it was time, at length, that I should exercise other faculties of my nature, and nourish myself with food for which I had hitherto had little appetite.
Powel's and Walden's, and were approaching Cumberland mountain when this adverse fortune overtook us.
TRIBUTES have been paid to Brian Walden, the former Labour MP and television presenter who has died at the age of 86.
Despite Brian Walden's admiration for her, he told her in a TV interview she was "off her trolley".
Broadcaster and former Labour MP Brian Walden has died at the age of 86.
Mr Walden succumbed to complications arising from emphysema on the afternoon of Thursday, May 9, at his home in St Peter Port, Guernsey.
Mr Walden succumbed to complications arising from emphysema at his home in St Peter Port, Guernsey.
Wildlife conservationists in Negros Occidental hailed the recent birth of a critically endangered Walden's Hornbill (Rhabdotorrhinus waldeni), locally known as Talarak, at the Negros Forest Park, South Road Capitol Road in this city.
3, 2019 by Judge Walden Morris to 3 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and one year mandatory supervised release for the offense of attempted burglary.
After the closing, she will continue to run Sophia's at Walden in neighboring Silver Spring Township.