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" I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion. "
The Woods and By-ways of New England - Seite 393
von Wilson Flagg - 1872 - 442 Seiten
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American Literary Masters

Leon Henry Vincent - 1906 - 517 Seiten
...challenge to mankind to live more simply and freely. Thoreau mocks at the worship of luxury. ' I would rather ' sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself...circulation, ' than go to heaven in the fancy car of an excur' sion train and breathe a malaria all the way.' Excursions is a collection of nine essays. Some...
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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Band 2

Henry David Thoreau - 1906
...effeminate natives of the Celestial Empire, which Jonathan should be ashamed to know the names of. I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself...velvet cushion. I would rather ride on earth in an ox cart, with a free circulation, than go to heaven in the fancy car of an excursion train and breathe...
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Walden

Henry David Thoreau - 1906
...Jonathan should be ashamed to know the ^ L names of. I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it _ ~i all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion. I would rather ride on earth in an ox cart, with a free circulation, than go to heaven in the fancy car of an excursion train and breathe...
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Granite State Magazine, Band 4

George Waldo Broune - 1907
...each? He was not inclined to associate in mixed company to any extent, remarking at one time, "I had rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than to be crowded on a velvet chair." Yet he was a brilliant conversationalist when the company was congenial...
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Golden Gleams of Thought from the Words of Leading Orators, Divines ...

Rev. S. Pollock Linn - 1881 - 446 Seiten
...those who live on an oak seldom meet those who pass their short lives on an ash. Voltaire. I WOULD rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than to be crowded on a velvet cushion. WK are poor, silly animals; we live for an instant upon a particle...
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Open Air Crusaders: A Report of the Elizabeth McCormick Open Air School ...

Sherman Colver Kingsley - 1910 - 107 Seiten
...disease in the home, and in the school by training our children's bodies to resist disease? GOLER. I would rather ride on earth in an ox-cart with a...in the fancy car of an excursion train and breathe bad air all the way. HENRY DAVID THOREATJ. Watch the child as the potential tuberculosis seedling....
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Current Literature, Band 22

1897
...from the hearthstone. Thoreau wants the freedom of absolute detachment. "I would rather," he says, "sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. . . . The very simplicity and nakedness of man's life in the primitive ages imply this advantage, at...
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Woodland idyls

Willis Stanley Blatchley - 1912 - 242 Seiten
...little and be independent than to have much and serve a master for a lifetime. Like Thoreau ' ' I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than to be crowded on a velvet cushion." It is this insane desire to own things like those of our neighbors,...
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The Sewanee Review, Band 29

1921
...unflinching truth. It is faithfully idiosyncratic, the mirror of his sincerity of character. "I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion" — who but Thoreau could have written that? Speaking of the art of writing, Thoreau leans upon that...
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Population Crisis: Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, First Session, Teil 1

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Foreign Aid Expenditures - 1966
...proximity with crowds of other people? More than a century ago, Henry David Thoreau declared, "I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion." His solitary "pumpkin-sitting" at Walden Pond — then serene, natural, and relatively untouched by...
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