thoreau in English


family name; Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), American naturalist and transcendentalist philosopher, author of "Walden" and "Civil Disobedience"

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1. Thoreau had done it, for a short stint.

2. Thoreau viewed man as an inextricable part of nature.

3. Your dad decides to study Thoreau all his life.

4. Thus, Thoreau endeavors to dismiss all but essential elements.

5. Thoreau, consequently, moves toward the other end of the scale.

6. Thoreau wrote a famous essay justifying civil disobedience.

7. Through metaphor and symbolism, Thoreau discusses the importance of nature.

8. Thoreau begins his quest with a retreat from society.

9. For Thoreau the path to fulfillment must bypass human brotherhood or communication.

10. Why do you think Thoreau said lives of quiet desperation?

11. Thoreau believed that his actions were in the spirit of American institutions.

12. There he read the writings of Thoreau, which gave him many ideas about freedom.

13. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican–American War.

14. Our life is frittered away by detail...simplify, simplify, simplify! Henry David Thoreau 

15. The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest. Henry David Thoreau 

16. Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. Henry David Thoreau 

17. BUY Thoreau called wild blueberries “Bluets” and wrote of their “innocent ambrosial taste, as if made of the ether itself”

18. A follower of Gandhian nonviolence says, in the spirit of Thoreau, "I am doing what I feel I must do.

19. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. Henry David Thoreau 

20. Not until Walden sold two thousand copies, five years later, could Thoreau point to any audience at all.

21. One may be visiting with a fried, as Cooley imaginatively walks in the silence of the woods with Thoreau.

22. Thoreau first tried to make a career of teaching school and then wrote essays, which almost no one bought.

23. Forming an aggregation from various sources: the money Collected to build an orphanage; the Collected essays of Thoreau.

24. No other person has been more eloquent and passionate in getting this idea across than Henry David Thoreau.

25. Henry Thoreau wrote that one sees the world more clearly if one looks at it from an angle.

26. Through metaphor Thoreau renders the self and nature in total interrelationship without slighting either half of the duality.

27. The writings of the abolitionists and Thoreau inspired the great Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy to become an ardent exponent of Christian nonviolence.

28. A town is saved, not more by the righteous men in it than by the woods and swamps that surround it. Henry David Thoreau 

29. Today's Thoreau might be able to turn his back on many elements of industrial capitalism, but he will not do without his laptop and his Google connection.

30. A version was taken up by the author Henry David Thoreau in his essay Civil Disobedience, and later by Gandhi in his doctrine of Satyagraha.

31. 19 Henry David Thoreau: "A truly rich man doesn't have money, but rather courage, truth, and an inner glory that transcends the passiveness of our physical beings.

32. But 18th century American philosopher Henry David Thoreau is probably best remembered for refusing to pay his taxes as a form of civil disobedience against slavery .

33. After living mostly by himself for two years in a cabin by a wooded pond, Thoreau wrote Walden, a memoir that urges resistance to the dictates of society.

34. Mr. Kloppenberg compiled a long list of people who he said helped shape Mr. Obama's thinking and writing, including Weber and Nietzsche, Thoreau and Emerson, Langston Hughes and Ralph Ellison.

35. I have no doubt that it is part of the destiny of the human race in its gradual improvement to leave off eating animals. Henry David Thoreau 

36. It was in March of 1845 that Thoreau decided to move out on the banks of Walden Pond and spend two years trying to figure out what life was all about.

37. Then I take it you feel you have escaped from the corruption and conformity of the modern world and that your life is serene, because, like Thoreau, you live in direct communion with nature.

38. The Almanacks’ expanse of genres, some neglected or forgotten today but important to early American women writers, reminds us of what Thoreau well knew: Emerson’s youthful enthusiasm, insatiable thirst for ideas, and experimentation with the pen never faded

39. She returned presently, bringing a smoking basin and a basket of work; and, having placed the former on the hob, drew in her seat, evidently pleased to find me so Companionable.; 1854, Henry David Thoreau, Walden, New York: Thomas Y

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41. 1854, Thoreau, Walden: I […] might have run ‘Amok’ against society; but I preferred that society should run ‘Amok’ against me.”··One who runs Amok; in Malay and Moro/Philippine culture, one who attempts to kill many others

42. The term may signify either genuine or pretended Admiration, as in Each of them praised the other's book-it was a real mutual Admiration society.The expression was invented by Henry David Thoreau in his journal (1851) and repeated by Oliver Wendell Holmes and others.