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Thoreau: Walden / Civil Disobedience (Unabridged)


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Item number NAX27012
Barcode 9789626342701
Release date 7/1/2010
Category Spoken Word
Label NAXOS AUDIO BOOKS
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 10
Performers
Reader Degas, Rupert
Disc: 1
1 Walden by Henry David Thoreau 00:05:49 Degas, Rupert
2 It is said that Deucalion and Pyrrha created men… 00:05:33 Degas, Rupert
3 When we consider what, to use the words… 00:05:09 Degas, Rupert
4 The greater part of what my neighbors call good… 00:06:03 Degas, Rupert
5 The grand necessity, then, for our bodies… 00:05:14 Degas, Rupert
6 I do not mean to prescribe rules to strong… 00:05:44 Degas, Rupert
7 Not long since, a strolling Indian went to sell ba 00:05:06 Degas, Rupert
8 As this business was to be entered into… 00:04:56 Degas, Rupert
9 I say, beware of all enterprises that require new 00:05:20 Degas, Rupert
10 All costume off a man is pitiful or grotesque. 00:04:58 Degas, Rupert
11 However, if one designs to construct a dwelling-ho 00:05:01 Degas, Rupert
12 If it is asserted that civilization is a real adva 00:04:51 Degas, Rupert
13 As Chapman sings, 'The false society of men…' 00:04:03 Degas, Rupert
14 Most men appear never to have considered… 00:03:45 Degas, Rupert
15 We now no longer camp as for a night, but have set 00:05:00 Degas, Rupert
Disc: 2
1 Though we are not so degenerate but that we… 00:04:47 Degas, Rupert
2 By the middle of April, for I made no haste… 00:05:47 Degas, Rupert
3 There is some of the same fitness in a man's build 00:06:02 Degas, Rupert
4 Boards … $8.03+, mostly shanty boards. 00:04:15 Degas, Rupert
5 How could youths better learn to live than by at o 00:05:17 Degas, Rupert
6 This spending of the best part of one's life earni 00:05:14 Degas, Rupert
7 Granted that some public works would not have been 00:05:16 Degas, Rupert
8 Yes, I did eat $8.74, all told; but I should not t 00:04:57 Degas, Rupert
9 In cold weather it was no little amusement to bake 00:04:51 Degas, Rupert
10 Thus I could avoid all trade and barter, so far as 00:05:41 Degas, Rupert
11 A lady once offered me a mat, but as I had no room 00:05:09 Degas, Rupert
12 As I preferred some things to others, and especial 00:05:01 Degas, Rupert
13 While my townsmen and women are devoted in so many 00:05:08 Degas, Rupert
14 If you give him money, he will perhaps buy more ra 00:04:13 Degas, Rupert
15 Being a microcosm himself, he discovers… 00:04:02 Degas, Rupert
Disc: 3
1 Complemental Verses: … The Pretensions of Poverty 00:05:24 Degas, Rupert
2 The real attractions of the Hollowell farm, to me… 00:05:23 Degas, Rupert
3 I was seated by the shore of a small pond… 00:05:28 Degas, Rupert
4 Morning brings back the heroic ages. 00:05:44 Degas, Rupert
5 In the midst of this chopping sea of civilized lif 00:04:40 Degas, Rupert
6 For my part, I could easily do without the post-of 00:04:35 Degas, Rupert
7 I have read in a Hindoo book, that 'there was a ki 00:05:59 Degas, Rupert
8 Reading: With a little more deliberation in the ch 00:04:56 Degas, Rupert
9 The crowds of men who merely spoke the Greek and L 00:05:25 Degas, Rupert
10 The works of the great poets have never yet been r 00:06:05 Degas, Rupert
11 I aspire to be acquainted with wiser men than this 00:03:31 Degas, Rupert
12 It is time that we had uncommon schools… 00:03:16 Degas, Rupert
13 Sounds: But while we are confined to books… 00:04:27 Degas, Rupert
14 It was pleasant to see my whole household effects… 00:04:01 Degas, Rupert
15 The Fitchburg Railroad touches the pond… 00:02:53 Degas, Rupert
16 I watch the passage of the morning cars with the s 00:03:42 Degas, Rupert
Disc: 4
1 What recommends commerce to me is its enterprise… 00:05:37 Degas, Rupert
2 While these things go up other things come down. 00:05:25 Degas, Rupert
3 When other birds are still, the screech owls… 00:05:30 Degas, Rupert
4 I am not sure that I ever heard the sound of cock- 00:03:02 Degas, Rupert
5 Solitude: This is a delicious evening, when the wh 00:05:30 Degas, Rupert
6 I have never felt lonesome, or in the least oppres 00:05:39 Degas, Rupert
7 We are the subjects of an experiment… 00:04:35 Degas, Rupert
8 I have a great deal of company in my house… 00:04:53 Degas, Rupert
9 Visitors: I think that I love society as much as m 00:05:05 Degas, Rupert
10 For my own part, I was never so effectually deterr 00:05:00 Degas, Rupert
11 He was about twenty-eight years old, and had left 00:05:49 Degas, Rupert
12 I asked him if he ever wished to write his thought 00:03:54 Degas, Rupert
13 Yet I never, by any manoeuvring, could get him to 00:04:38 Degas, Rupert
14 Men of almost every degree of wit called on me… 00:03:57 Degas, Rupert
15 The Bean-Field: Meanwhile my beans, the length of 00:04:20 Degas, Rupert
16 As I had little aid from horses or cattle, or hire 00:05:16 Degas, Rupert
Disc: 5
1 The hawk is aerial brother of the wave which he sa 00:05:40 Degas, Rupert
2 It was on the whole a rare amusement, which… 00:04:42 Degas, Rupert
3 We should really be fed and cheered if when we met 00:04:54 Degas, Rupert
4 The Village: After hoeing, or perhaps reading and 00:04:46 Degas, Rupert
5 It was very pleasant, when I stayed late in town… 00:03:48 Degas, Rupert
6 Every man has to learn the points of compass again 00:03:18 Degas, Rupert
7 The Ponds: Sometimes, having had a surfeit of huma 00:05:01 Degas, Rupert
8 The scenery of Walden is on a humble scale… 00:04:34 Degas, Rupert
9 The water is so transparent that the bottom can ea 00:06:06 Degas, Rupert
10 But the pond has risen steadily for two years… 00:06:09 Degas, Rupert
11 There have been caught in Walden pickerel… 00:04:45 Degas, Rupert
12 A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expre 00:05:36 Degas, Rupert
13 A field of water betrays the spirit that is in the 00:04:42 Degas, Rupert
14 I was pleased to hear of the old log canoe… 00:05:38 Degas, Rupert
15 I have said that Walden has no visible inlet nor o 00:03:11 Degas, Rupert
16 Flint's Pond! Such is the poverty of our nomenclat 00:03:40 Degas, Rupert
Disc: 6
1 Since the wood-cutters, and the railroad, and I my 00:05:29 Degas, Rupert
2 Baker Farm: Sometimes I rambled to pine groves, st 00:05:43 Degas, Rupert
3 So the Muse fables. But therein, as I found… 00:04:23 Degas, Rupert
4 If he and his family would live simply, they might 00:05:51 Degas, Rupert
5 Higher Laws: As I came home through the woods… 00:04:59 Degas, Rupert
6 There is a period in the history of the individual 00:04:51 Degas, Rupert
7 I believe that every man who has ever been earnest 00:06:11 Degas, Rupert
8 Who has not sometimes derived an inexpressible sat 00:04:11 Degas, Rupert
9 Man flows at once to God when the channel of purit 00:05:29 Degas, Rupert
10 Brute Neighbours: Sometimes I had a companion in m 00:04:48 Degas, Rupert
11 Why do precisely these objects which we behold mak 00:04:49 Degas, Rupert
12 Commonly I rested an hour or two in the shade at n 00:05:41 Degas, Rupert
13 There was not one hireling there. I have no doubt… 00:05:49 Degas, Rupert
14 In the fall the loon (Colymbus glacialis) came, as 00:03:33 Degas, Rupert
15 It is said that loons have been caught in the New 00:03:38 Degas, Rupert
Disc: 7
1 House-Warming: In October I went a-graping to the 00:05:25 Degas, Rupert
2 When I came to build my chimney I studied masonry… 00:04:26 Degas, Rupert
3 I had in my cellar a firkin of potatoes, about two 00:06:00 Degas, Rupert
4 The pond had in the meanwhile skimmed over in the 00:05:03 Degas, Rupert
5 In 1845 Walden froze entirely over for the first t 00:05:19 Degas, Rupert
6 Every man looks at his wood-pile with a kind of af 00:03:31 Degas, Rupert
7 The moles nested in my cellar, nibbling every thir 00:03:37 Degas, Rupert
8 Former Inhabitants and Winter Visitors 00:05:52 Degas, Rupert
9 Breed's hut was standing only a dozen years ago… 00:05:23 Degas, Rupert
10 The last inhabitant of these woods before me was a 00:05:44 Degas, Rupert
11 At this season I seldom had a visitor. 00:05:53 Degas, Rupert
12 The one who came from farthest to my lodge… 00:05:31 Degas, Rupert
13 Winter Animals: When the ponds were firmly frozen… 00:05:01 Degas, Rupert
14 In the course of the winter I threw out half a bus 00:06:05 Degas, Rupert
15 In dark winter mornings, or in short winter aftern 00:05:16 Degas, Rupert
Disc: 8
1 The hunter who told me this could remember one Sam 00:05:19 Degas, Rupert
2 The Pond: in Winter After a still winter night I a 00:04:15 Degas, Rupert
3 When I strolled around the pond in misty weather… 00:05:00 Degas, Rupert
4 William Gilpin, who is so admirable in all that re 00:04:39 Degas, Rupert
5 Given, then, the length and breadth of the cove… 00:04:39 Degas, Rupert
6 When the ice-men were at work here in '46–7, the c 00:04:59 Degas, Rupert
7 They went to work at once, plowing, barrowing, rol 00:04:53 Degas, Rupert
8 Ice is an interesting subject for contemplation. 00:02:50 Degas, Rupert
9 Spring: The opening of large tracts by the ice-cut 00:05:05 Degas, Rupert
10 It took a short siesta at noon, and boomed once mo 00:04:18 Degas, Rupert
11 It was a warm day, and he was surprised to see… 00:03:36 Degas, Rupert
12 The whole cut impressed me as if it were a cave… 00:03:46 Degas, Rupert
Disc: 9
1 When the sun withdraws the sand ceases to flow… 00:05:09 Degas, Rupert
2 When the ground was partially bare of snow… 00:04:56 Degas, Rupert
3 Such is the contrast between winter and spring. 00:05:29 Degas, Rupert
4 Through our own recovered innocence we discern… 00:05:05 Degas, Rupert
5 Beside this I got a rare mess of golden and silver 00:04:45 Degas, Rupert
6 Conclusion: To the sick the doctors wisely recomme 00:05:30 Degas, Rupert
7 It is said that Mirabeau took to highway robbery… 00:05:09 Degas, Rupert
8 Why level downward to our dullest perception… 00:05:09 Degas, Rupert
9 No face which we can give to a matter will stead u 00:03:44 Degas, Rupert
10 I live in the angle of a leaden wall, into whose c 00:04:25 Degas, Rupert
11 Consider the China pride and stagnant self-complac 00:05:17 Degas, Rupert
Disc: 10
1 On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David T 00:05:03 Degas, Rupert
2 A common and natural result of an undue respect fo 00:05:32 Degas, Rupert
3 This principle being admitted, the justice of ever 00:05:36 Degas, Rupert
4 Oh for a man who is a man, and, as my neighbor say 00:04:41 Degas, Rupert
5 Unjust laws exist; shall we be content to obey the 00:05:11 Degas, Rupert
6 I know this well, that if one thousand, if one hun 00:04:06 Degas, Rupert
7 To such the State renders comparatively small serv 00:05:39 Degas, Rupert
8 I wondered that it should have concluded at length 00:05:34 Degas, Rupert
9 I was to see my native village in the light of the 00:05:48 Degas, Rupert
10 You do not resist cold and hunger, the winds and t 00:05:29 Degas, Rupert
11 There are really no blows to be given by him but d 00:05:25 Degas, Rupert
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