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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 Gentleman's Magazine, Volumen289

1900
...wrote his open-air essays. In the one entitled, " Where I Lived, and What I Lired For," he says : " I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...front only the essential facts of life, and see if T could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived....
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American Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1901 - 364 páginas
...and putting into practice some of his ideas about economy and simplicity of living. He says himself : "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. " He found in this seclusion full opportunity to do the two things he cared most about—- observe...
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American Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1901 - 364 páginas
...and putting into practice some of his ideas about economy and simplicity of living. He says himself ; "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came tc die, discover that I had not lived." He found in this seclusion full opportunity to do the two things...
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American Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1901 - 364 páginas
...and putting into practice some of his ideas about economy and simplicity of living. He says himself : "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came te die, discover that I had not lived. " He found in this seclusion full opportunity to do the two...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen195

1902
...the woods,' he writes in a passage that must have sounded strangely paradoxical as his ' Apologia,' ' because I wished to live deliberately, to front only...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.' Several causes conspired with his native temperament to make solitude peculiarly congenial to him....
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen195

1902
...the woods,' he writes in a passage that must have sounded strangely paradoxical as his ' Apologia,' ' because I wished to live deliberately, to front only...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.' Several causes conspired with his native temperament to make solitude peculiarly congenial to him....
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Thoreau: His Home, Friends and Books

Annie Russell Marble - 1902 - 343 páginas
...that this residence was an experiment and only that? In a nugget, he summarized his purpose, — " I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential...and see if I could not learn what it had to teach." Thoreau thus represented the theoretical inquiries of the Transcendentalists regarding the simplification...
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American Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1902 - 364 páginas
...and putting into practice some of his ideas about economy and simplicity of living. He says himself ; "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...to front only the essential facts of life, and see ifI could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived."...
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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - 1904 - 481 páginas
...and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To effect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts....only the essential facts of life, and see if I could learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish...
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A History of Literature in America

Barrett Wendell, Chester Noyes Greenough - 1904 - 443 páginas
...W alden was .chiefly important because it tried to prove something. "I went to the woods," he says, "because I wished to live deliberately, to front only...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Nowadays, however, we care much less for what Waiden tries to prove than for what its author heard...
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