Out of the Past
Thoreau
January 10






and Other Natural History Essays

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau
American Writer

Chestnuts
Chestnuts
Winter Tree Line
Winter Tree Line
Thoreau the Land Surveyor
Thoreau the Land Surveyor
Walden
Walden
Kindle Edition

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson & Henry David Thoreau
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson & Henry David Thoreau

Journal, Volume 5
Journal
Volume 5

Wild Fruits
Wild Fruits
Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript

Walden, or Life in the Woods Poster
Walden, or Life in the Woods
Poster

Our Common Dwelling
Our Common Dwelling
Henry Thoreau, Transcendentalism, and the Class Politics of Nature


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Went a-chestnutting this afternoon to Smith's wood-lot near the Turnpike. Carried four ladies. I raked. We got six and a half quarts, the ground being bare and the leaves not frozen. The fourth remarkably mild day. I found thirty-five chestnuts in a little pile under the end of a stick under the leaves, near - within a foot of - what I should call a gallery of a meadow mouse. These galleries were quite common as I raked. There was no nest nor apparent cavity about this store. Aunt M. found another with sixteen in it..
1853
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