Tag Archives: Henry David Thoreau

On Change…

The bitterness of winter is communicated in the frost upon the ground, the barren trees, and in the silence that whispers in the nippy air. Where daffodils once bloomed in the vibrant spring and summer, a hint of white marks … Continue reading

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While Reading…

In Walden, Thoreau addresses the idea that someone who becomes swallowed by their work, work which is necessary to make a living, is controlled by the concept of saving up money to live, but does not ever truly live. Although Thoreau was … Continue reading

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Where He Lived/What He Lived For…

“I went into the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front not only the essential facts of life…and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” -Henry David Thoreau

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Going into Nature…

When thinking of nature, most people would immediately picture the woods. Most people visualize large trees standing tall with their branches reaching towards the blue sky above. Some think of mountains with peaks covered in snow. Others imagine the familiar view of … Continue reading

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