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Henry David Thoreau, Walden Quotes: The modern cheap and fertile press, with all its translations, has done little to bring us nearer to the heroic writers of antiquity.
         

The modern cheap and fertile press, with all its translations, has done little to bring us nearer to the heroic writers of antiquity.


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