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Henry David Thoreau (12 Jul 1817 – 6 May 1862)
Ann Woodlief | American Transcendentalism Web - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Jul 2021

Henry David Thoreau was a complex man of many talents who worked hard to shape his craft and his life, seeing little difference between them. One of his first memories was of staying awake at night “looking through the stars to see if I could see God behind them.” One might say he never stopped looking into nature for ultimate Truth.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (25 May 1803 – 27 Apr 1882)
American Transcendentalism Web – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 May 2021

Emerson had become quite famous, a major figure in the American literary landscape, a celebrity which brought both adulation and satire. He had been a profound inspiration for many writers, especially Henry Thoreau and Walt Whitman.

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Henry David Thoreau (12 Jul 1817 – 6 May 1862)
Ann Woodlief | American Transcendentalism Web - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jul 2020

Henry David Thoreau was a complex man of many talents who worked hard to shape his craft and his life, seeing little difference between them. One of his first memories was of staying awake at night “looking through the stars to see if I could see God behind them.” One might say he never stopped looking into nature for ultimate Truth.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (25 May 1803 – 27 Apr 1882)
American Transcendentalism Web – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 May 2020

Emerson had become quite famous, a major figure in the American literary landscape, a celebrity which brought both adulation and satire. He had been a profound inspiration for many writers, especially Henry Thoreau and Walt Whitman.

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Henry David Thoreau (12 Jul 1817 – 6 May 1862)
Ann Woodlief | American Transcendentalism Web - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jul 2019

Many readers mistake Henry’s tone in Walden and other works, thinking he was a cranky hermit. That was far from the case, as one of his young neighbors and Edward Emerson attest. He found greater joy in his daily life than most people ever would. He traveled often, to the Maine woods and to Cape Cod several times, and was particularly interested in the frontier and Indians.

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Henry David Thoreau (12 Jul 1817 – 6 May 1862)
Ann Woodlief | American Transcendentalism Web - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Jul 2018

Henry David Thoreau was a complex man of many talents who worked hard to shape his craft and his life, seeing little difference between them. Born in 1817, one of his first memories was of staying awake at night “looking through the stars to see if I could see God behind them.” One might say he never stopped looking into nature for ultimate Truth.

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Henry David Thoreau (12 July 1817 – 6 May 1862)
Ann Woodlief | American Transcendentalism Web - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jul 2017

Henry David Thoreau was a complex man of many talents who worked hard to shape his craft and his life, seeing little difference between them. One of his first memories was of staying awake at night “looking through the stars to see if I could see God behind them.” One might say he never stopped looking into nature for ultimate Truth.

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Henry David Thoreau (12 July 1817 – 6 May 1862)
Ann Woodlief | American Transcendentalism Web - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Jul 2016

Born in 1817, one of his first memories was of staying awake at night “looking through the stars to see if I could see God behind them.” One might say he never stopped looking into nature for ultimate Truth.

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