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Walden Or, Life in the Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

...itors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 The Bean Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ...he Bean Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 The Village . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... ...den Economy 1 Economy W HEN I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a hous... ... 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 la... ... some to have been gone over by their predecessors, both the heights and the valleys, and all things to have been cared for. According to Evelyn, “the... ... He dwelt, as it were, in a tent in this world, and was either threading the valleys, or crossing the plains, or climbing the mountain tops. But lo! m... ...e same all the world over, whether the building be an Egyptian temple or the United States Bank. It costs more than it comes to. The mainspring is van... ...gh bor, and separated from the highway by a broad field; its bounding on the river, which the owner said protected it by its fogs from frosts in the s... ... but above all, the recollection I had of it from my earliest voyages up the river, when the house was concealed behind a dense grove of red maples, t...

...Excerpt: 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 ...

...Table of Contents: Economy, 1 -- Where I Lived, and What I Lived For, 50 -- Reading, 62 -- Sounds, 69 -- Solitude, 80 -- Visitors, 87 -- The Bean-Field, 97 -- The Village, 105 -- The Ponds, 109 -- Baker Farm, 126 -- Higher Laws, 13...

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