and Other Natural History Essays
Henry David Thoreau
Skating on a Frozen Pond
by Carl Ludwig Scheins
Snail and Caterpillar
On The Study Of Words
by Richard C. Trench
Thoreau the Land Surveyor
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson & Henry David Thoreau
Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript
Walden, or Life in the Woods
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saw a little grayish mouse frozen into Walden, three or four rods from
the shore, its tail sticking out a hole. It had apparently run into
this hole when full of water, as if on land, and been drowned and
frozen. Headed downward, it was.
The ice is eight inches thick. It is full of short, faint, flake-like perpendicular cleavages, an inch or two broad, or varying somewhat
from the perpendicular.
Melvin thinks that the "thundering" of the pond scares the pickerel.
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