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" I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived... "
New World Metaphysics: Readings on the Religious Meaning of the American ... - Página 228
editado por - 1981 - 482 páginas
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The Library Magazine, Volumen2

1887
...higher aims ! than the anchorites of old. He went to the ' woods, as he himself has told rs, because he wished "to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life." So far he was like the hermit of the East. But it was only а two-year»' sojourn, not a life- visit...
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Old Concord, Her Highways and Byways

Margaret Sidney - 1888 - 106 páginas
...apace. Why did Thoreau turn from the haunts of men, to a life in the woods? His own words tell us: " I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...came to die, discover that I had not lived. ... I wanted to live deep, and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like as to...
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Literary Sketches

Henry S. Salt - 1888 - 235 páginas
...higher aims than the anchorites of old. He went to the woods, as he himself has told us, because he wished " to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life." So far he was like the hermits of the east. But it was only a two-years' sojourn, not a lifevisit,...
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The Arena, Volumen30

1903
...book, "Walden," in which he records his experiences as hermit at Walden Pond, he writes : "I went into the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to...and see if I could not learn what it had to teach — I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like...
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The New Spirit

Havelock Ellis - 1890 - 250 páginas
...different temperament, resolved to go out into the world, to absorb Nature and the health of Nature : " I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential...see if I could , not learn what it had to teach, and n\ .1 I came to die, discover that I had not livev . I did not wish to live what was not life, living...
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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volumen2

Henry David Thoreau - 1893
...paltry information as we get, the oracles would distinctly inform . *r*\ us how this might be done. x/» I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts 7>1 lite, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover...
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Mitteilungen aus dem gesammten Gebiete der englischen Sprache und ..., Volumen1

1891
...went to the woods because l wished to live deliberately, to front only the essuntial facts ut' lit'e, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not. wlicn l camc to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what was not lit'e, living...
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An Introduction to the Study of American Literature

Brander Matthews - 1896 - 256 páginas
...tells us, "because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and to see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Some of the readers of " Walden " did not seize the point of this declaration. Whittier wrote to a...
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Personal Sketches of Recent Authors

Hattie Tyng Griswold - 1898 - 352 páginas
...and in 1845 he built a cabin on Walden Pond, and retired to it. The reason he gave was "because he wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if he could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when he came to die, discover that he had not lived."...
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The Living Age, Volumen227

1900
...and wrote his open-air essays. In the one entitled, "Where I Lived, and What I Lived For," he says: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...came to die, discover that I had not lived. ... I wanted to live deep, and suck out all the marrow of life; to live so sturdily and Spartanlike as to...
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