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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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Ease the Squeeze

...necessary to get away from the pinball game of life once in a while. Control your own destiny. "I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion" —Thoreau Debt, stress, overload, and media suffocate us. The disease of busyness has crippled us...
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Democratic Voices and Vistas: American Literature from Emerson to Lanier

Darrel Abel - 2002 - 540 Seiten
...little trouble" to obtain the necessities, and that he was happier without the superfluities. "I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion." He refused a lady's offer of a doormat, and wiped his feet on the grass, because "it is best to avoid...
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"Quote-a-Day" Writing Prompts: 180 Thought-Provoking Quotations with ...

Jacqueline Sweeney - 2002 - 80 Seiten
...helped build my confidence. Howie Long, football player ana sports commentator Footbail Season I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than to be crowded on a velvet cushion. Henry David Thoreau, American philosopher ana poet Thoreau lived...
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Walden Or Life in the Woods: And "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience"

Henry David Thoreau - 2004 - 305 Seiten
...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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Braving Home: Dispatches from the Underwater Town, the Lava-Side Inn, and ...

Jake Halpern - 2004 - 240 Seiten
...to the woods and built a crude hut along the edge of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. "I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion," Thoreau wrote in Walden. He found his new life of isolation to be quite pleasing. "I have, as it were,...
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Tracking Thoreau: Double-crossing Nature and Technology

John Dolis - 2005 - 231 Seiten
...site of its progress, resounding previous textual sites ("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" [W, 37]) — citations that echo the force of ox-cart logic ("The cart before the horse is neither...
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Strange Days Indeed: Memories of the Old World

Stuart Ward - 2007 - 423 Seiten
...happy with my cracker-box palace nestled in the serenity of nature. Quotable Thoreau again: "I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion." I couldn't begin to put a price on my freedom to go naked. While some fellow nude enthusiasts blew a...
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湖濱散記(25K)

Henry David Thoreau - 2002 - 285 Seiten
...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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20,000 Quips & Quotes

Evan Esar - 1995 - 908 Seiten
...-Jules Renard Solitude is a good place to visit but a poor place to stay. — Josh Billings I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. — Thoreau If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right. — Jules Renard It is not good...
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The Delta Upsilon Quarterly, Band 20

1901
...women are foolish; God Almighty made 'em to match the men." J. REA PATTERSON, Cornell, '02. "I had rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion." AF BEULE, Wisconsin, '01. . . ' ' "And when a woman's In the case You know all other things give place."...
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