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"Near the end of March 1845 I borrowed an axe and went down to the woods by Walden pond nearest to where I intend to build my house and began to cut down some tall, arrowy white pines." A Walden Calendar, p. 157.

"At length in the beginning of May with the help of some of my acquaintances... I set up the frame of my house. No man was ever more honored in the character of his raisers than I." A Walden Calendar, p.159.

"...it costs me nothing for curtains for I have no gazers to shut out but the sun and the moon and I am willing they should look in." A Walden Calendar, p.160.

"Time is but the stream I go fishing in. I drink at it but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its thin current slides away but...

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