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when knowledge (and learning) can prove to be useful; the pleasures of pedantry

    I am reading Henry David Thoreau’s essay on walking. From a recent exhibit at the Morgan Library, I learned that Thoreau, who some moderns may think of as a sort of proto hippie, was very studious and had … Continue reading

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