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" I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men. It is a sound admirably suited to swamps and twilight woods which no day illustrates, suggesting a vast and undeveloped nature which men have not recognized. They represent... "
Walden - Seite 196
von Henry David Thoreau - 1882 - 357 Seiten
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A History of English Balladry: And Other Studies

Frank Egbert Bryant - 1913 - 443 Seiten
...associations, whether heard by day or night, summer or winter. I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men. It is...the stark twilight and unsatisfied thoughts which we have. All day the sun has shone on the surface of some savage swamp, where the single spruce stands...
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Story Hour Readings, Bücher 8

Ernest Clark Hartwell - 1921
...heard by day or night, summer or winter. I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic 10 and maniacal hooting for men. It is a sound admirably...twilight and unsatisfied thoughts which all have. All is day the sun has shone on the surface of some savage swamp, where the single spruce stands hung with...
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Story Hour Readings: Eighth Year

Ernest Clark Hartwell - 1921 - 432 Seiten
...have not recognized. They represent the stark twilight and unsatisfied thoughts which all have. All is day the sun has shone on the surface of some savage swamp, where the single spruce stands hung with lichens, and small hawks circulate above, and the chickadee lisps amid the evergreens, and the partridge...
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Representative English Essays

1923 - 499 Seiten
...associations, whether heard by day or night, summer or winter. I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men. It is...lichens, and small hawks circulate above, and the chickadee lisps amid the evergreens, and the partridge and rabbit skulk beneath; but now a more dismal...
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The American Adam

R. W. B. Lewis - 1959 - 200 Seiten
...language, of the first great aspiration of the age. 4. Thoreau goes on to say that the hooting of owls "is a sound admirably suited to swamps and twilight...suggesting a vast and undeveloped nature which men have not yet recognized." The figurative language here is suggestive and may be surprising to anyone who supposes...
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Dark Eden: The Swamp in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

David Miller - 1989 - 323 Seiten
...We think first of the passage in Walden in which Thoreau contemplates the call of the hooting owl: "It is a sound admirably suited to swamps and twilight woods which no day illustrates. ..." It suggests to him "a vast and undeveloped nature which men have not recognized." Owls, he says,...
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Solitude: A Philosophical Encounter

Philip Koch - 1994 - 375 Seiten
...there is a representational meaning in the hooting of owls: I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men. It is...stark twilight and unsatisfied thoughts which all have.65 Thoreau actually saw and felt the world this way, and did not merely adopt a stylized rhetorical...
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Walden: An Annotated Edition

Henry David Thoreau - 1995 - 338 Seiten
...associations, whether heard by day or night, summer or winter. I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men. It is...twilight and unsatisfied thoughts which all have. .Ml day the sun has shone on the surface of some savage swamp, 2 where the double spruce stands hung...
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The Wisdom of Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau, Citadel Press - 1967 - 117 Seiten
...associations, whether heard by day or night, summer or winter. I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men. It is...lichens, and small hawks circulate above, and the chickadee lisps amid the evergreens, and the partridge and rabbit skulk beneath; but now a more dismal...
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Surprise Me with Beauty: The Music of Human Systems

Joseph Zitt - 2001 - 424 Seiten
...only pleasing associations, whether heard by day or night, 9. I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men. It is...lichens, and small hawks circulate above, and the chickadee lisps amid the evergreens, and the partridge and rabbit skulk beneath; 176 but now a more...
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