Out of the Past
April 3

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau

Blackbirds Eating Berrys
Blackbirds Eating Berrys
Illustrated London Almanack

Henry David's House
Henry David's House
by Henry David Thoreau

Collected Poems of Henry Thorea
Collected Poems of Henry Thoreau
The Journal of Henry David Thoreau 1837-1861
The Journal of Henry David Thoreau 1837-1861
Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript

The Maine Woods
The Maine Woods
A Fully Annotated Edition
Kindle Edition

I to Myself
I to Myself
An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau 

Frozen River by Ruane Manning
Frozen River
 by Ruane Manning
Walden, or Life in the Woods Poster
Walden, or Life in the Woods

Autumnal Tints
Autumnal Tints
Audio CD
Reading by Brett Barry.

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Nothing is more saddening than an ineffectual and proud intercourse with those of whom we expect syrnpathy and enouragernent. I repeatedly
find myself drawn toward certain persons but to he disappointed. No concessions which are not radical are the least satisfaction. By rnvself I can live and thrive, but in the society of incompatible friends I starve. To cultivate their society is to cherish a sore which can only be healed by abandoning them. I cannot trust my neighbors whom I know any more than I can trust the law of gravitation and jump off the Cliffs.

The last two Tribunes I have not looked at. I have no time to read newspapers. If you chance to live and move and have your being in that thin stratum in which the events which make the news transpire - thinner than the paper on which it is printed - then these things will fill the world for you; but if you soar above or dive below that plane, you cannot remember nor be reminded of them.

No fields are so barren to me as the men of whom I expect everything but get nothing. In their neighborhood I experience a painful yearning for society, which cannot be satisfied, for the hate is greater than the love.

April 3, 1853

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