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Walden; or, Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau
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Nov 21, 09

bookshelves: 50-book-challenge-2009, the-western-canon
Read in November, 2009

Well...I managed to get through it! I have to say that the language in this book is beautiful. Having said that however, I think it might have been too well done for me. I found myself looking for the flaw in the diamond. It was a workout.

Some phrases made the work worthwhile. I think my favourite section of the book was the "The Ponds". Favourite line: "I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the hooting for men."
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