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n. - United States writer and social critic (1817-1862).

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  • The popular image of Thoreau is of the lone eccentric contemplating nature at Walden Pond.
  • Thoreau is frequently quoted as espousing that the true place for a just man is in prison.
  • Thoreau is sometimes cited as an individualist anarchist as well as an inspiration to anarchists.
  • I thought she was referring to people's penchant for skinnydipping in Thoreau's Walden Pond after hours. for more
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