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" We commonly do not remember that it is, after all, always the first person that is speaking. I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well. "
Crosscurrents: A Fly Fisher's Progress - Pagina 2
door James R. Babb - 2002 - 224 pagina’s
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Topical Notes on American Authors

Lucy Tappan - 1896 - 334 pagina’s
...DAVlD THOREAU. HENRY DAVID THOREAU. NATURALIST, STOIC, SCHOLAR, TRANSCENDENTALIST. EXTRACTS. FROM " WALDEN." I SHOULD not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else I knew so well. I thiuk that we may safely trust a great deal more than we do. We may waive just so...
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Walden

Henry David Thoreau - 1904 - 256 pagina’s
...difference. We commonly do not remember that it is, after all, always the first person that is speaking. I should not talk so much about myself if there were...;anybody else whom I knew as well. Unfortunately, I am conjfined to this theme by the narrowness of my experience. Morejover, I, on my side, require of every...
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Them was the Days

Martha Ferguson McKeown - 1950 - 282 pagina’s
...their history, written in their language, based on life's experiences of one of them. Thoreau said: "I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well." And so, my Uncle Mont becomes a symbol. He is one of the nameless thousands who helped settle America...
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Henry David Thoreau

Leon Edel - 1970 - 47 pagina’s
...continuous and carefully documented projection of the self. Walden announces itself autobiography — "I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well." The book is an idealized and romantic account of Thoreau's sojourn in the woods. Even its beautiful...
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Children, Youth, and Families: Beginning the Assessment : Hearings Before ...

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families - 1983 - 203 pagina’s
...excuse for doing so is the one given by Henry David Thoreau at the beginning of 'Walden," where he says: I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else I knew as well. Unfortunately, I am confined to this theme by the narrowness of my experience. Of course,...
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E.B. White: A Biography

Scott Elledge - 1986 - 400 pagina’s
...him as both, and he may have reminded some of them of Thoreau, who on the first page of Walden said: I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well. ... I require of every writer, f1rst or last, a simple and sincere account of his own life. As they...
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The Lost Soul of American Politics: Virtue, Self-Interest, and the ...

John P. Diggins - 1986 - 409 pagina’s
...admitted: "We commonly do not remember that it is, after all, always the first person who is speaking. I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else I knew so well." Thoreau would perhaps have agreed with Andre Gide's candid admission: When I am not...
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The Rhetoric of Confession: <i>Shishosetsu</i> in Early Twentieth-Century Japanese ...

Edward Fowler - 1988 - 364 pagina’s
.... . . We commonly do not remember that it is, after all, always the first person that is speaking. I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well. Henry David Thoreau, Waldeti Why the preponderance of first-person narration in modern Japanese shosetsu?...
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The Economist: Henry Thoreau and Enterprise

Leonard N. Neufeldt - 1989 - 232 pagina’s
...Such a common forgetfulness, inattention, or unreflectiveness is encouraged to beat a hasty retreat in Walden; "I should not talk so much about myself if there were any body else whom I knew as well." The economist persona, whose account is confined only by his understanding...
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Estranging the Familiar: Toward a Revitalized Critical Writing

George Douglas Atkins - 1992 - 203 pagina’s
...difference. We commonly do not remember that it is, after all, always the first person that is speaking. I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well. THOREAU, Walden: or, Life in the Woods Essays belong to a literary species whose extreme variability...
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