Thoreau

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    In this country, the village should in some respects take the place of the nobleman of Europe. It should be the patron of the fine arts. It is rich enough. It wants only the magnanimity and refinement.
    —Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I have learned that the swiftest traveller is he that goes afoot.
    —Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    We were soon in the smooth water of the Quakish Lake,... and we had our first, but a partial view of Ktaadn, its summit veiled in clouds, like a dark isthmus in that quarter, connecting the heavens with the earth.
    —Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)