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Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau
American Writer

Twilight Thunderstorm by Jeff Aeling
Twilight Thunderstorm
by Jeff Aeling

Clouds Over Cold Creek by Ronda Waiksnis
Clouds Over Cold Creek
by Ronda Waiksnis
Yellow Shafted Flicker
Yellow Shafted Flicker

Audubon

Thoreau the Land Surveyor
Thoreau the Land Surveyor
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson & Henry David Thoreau
The Journal of Henry David Thoreau: 1837-1861
Kindle Edition

"Wild Apples" and Other Natural History Essays
"Wild Apples"
and Other Natural History Essays

Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
Henry Thoreau
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers / Walden; Or, Life in the Woods / The Maine Woods / Cape Cod

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


         
~ 1852

Dense flocks of pigeons hurry-skurry over the hill. Pass near Brooks's pigeon-stands. There was a flock perched on his poles, and they sat so still and in such regular order there, being also the color of the wood, that I thought they were wooden figures at first.
They were perched not only in horizontal straight lines one above the other, which the cross-bars required, but at equal distances apart on these perches, which must be their own habit...

~ 1859

Yesterday was very cold, with northwest wind, and this morning the first frost in the garden, killing some of our vines.




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