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4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but room for improvement on printing
Brilliant that these essays are in print, but very close typeset and rather intense layout. Content superb - "Statesmen & Legislators, stannding so completely within the institution, never distinctly and nakedly behold it" - written in 1849, accurate in the UK in 2009!
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3.0 out of 5 stars It's okay
Not a great fan of this style of writing but really admired the characters depicted and Thoreau's boldness.
Disappointed with the format of the book.Yes , I am disappointed.Kind of a forgery.
However, really pleased with Thoreau's assertion on life and principles :We don't have have to look for human praise but for God's one.Material happiness and earthly...
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but room for improvement on printing, 1 July 2009
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Brilliant that these essays are in print, but very close typeset and rather intense layout. Content superb - "Statesmen & Legislators, stannding so completely within the institution, never distinctly and nakedly behold it" - written in 1849, accurate in the UK in 2009!
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3.0 out of 5 stars It's okay, 8 April 2014
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Not a great fan of this style of writing but really admired the characters depicted and Thoreau's boldness.
Disappointed with the format of the book.Yes , I am disappointed.Kind of a forgery.
However, really pleased with Thoreau's assertion on life and principles :We don't have have to look for human praise but for God's one.Material happiness and earthly pleasure are not something that we must give in.They are all fake.
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