Walden; or, Life in the Woods

by Henry David Thoreau (1854)

I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up.

  1. Economy
  2. Where I Lived, and What I Lived For
  3. Reading
  4. Sounds
  5. Solitude
  6. Visitors
  7. The Bean-Field
  8. The Village
  9. The Ponds
  10. Baker Farm
  11. Higher Laws
  12. Brute Neighbors
  13. House Warming
  14. Former Inhabitants and Winter Visitors
  15. Winter Animals
  16. The Pond in Winter
  17. Spring
  18. Conclusion

Note: The numbering of paragraphs follows that in the Library of America edition (1985).

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