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Bronson Alcott at Alcott House, England, and Fruitlands, New England (1842-1844) (Classic Reprint) F B Sanborn

Bronson Alcott at Alcott House, England, and Fruitlands, New England (1842-1844) (Classic Reprint)

F B Sanborn

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781330395899
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134 pages
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Excerpt from Bronson Alcott at Alcott House, England, and Fruitlands, New England (1842-1844)In the whole career of eminent men, it is often only at one or two points that the imagination of the public is specially aroused. Thus Socrates had a longMoreExcerpt from Bronson Alcott at Alcott House, England, and Fruitlands, New England (1842-1844)In the whole career of eminent men, it is often only at one or two points that the imagination of the public is specially aroused. Thus Socrates had a long and varied career as citizen, soldier, gadfly of the Athenians (as he styled himself), and conversing sage- but the point upon which the gaze of the world is fixed is that closing scene of his plea at the trial, and his last conversation in the prison. Thoreau was a student, mechanic, land-surveyor, and lecturer for more than thirty years- but the public has determined to be more interested in the two or three years spent by him in his Walden hut, than in the rest of his busy life.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.