Life in the Woods
Henry David Thoreau
Where I Lived, and What I Lived For 87
The Bean-Field 165
The Village 178
The Ponds 185
Baker Farm 214
Higher Laws 223
Brute Neighbors 237
Former Inhabitants; and Winter Visitors 270
Winter Animals 286
The Pond in Winter 298
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Text from the Library of America edition: A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers ; Walden, or, Life in the Woods ; The Maine Woods ; Cape Cod, by Henry David Thoreau, Edited by Robert F. Sayre, ISBN: 0940450275.
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I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up.—Page 70.