Henry David Thoreau

“Gardening is civil and social, but it wants the vigor and freedom of the forest and the outlaw. There may be an excess of cultivation as well as of anything else, until civilization becomes pathetic. A highly cultivated man, -all whose bones can be bent! whose heaven-born virtues are but good manners!”


Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (Writings of Henry D. Thoreau) A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau
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