Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Thoreau” in chapter 1.1 of Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2:

...ell saw and condemned it in his criticism of A Week. In prose there is the sentence which reads like an oracle. It may be the profoundest wisdom, or it may be the merest matter of moonshine. When Thoreau writes Ancient history has an air of antiquity, or, Give me a sentence which no intelligence can understand, the critic can only fall back on the Gilbertian comment upon the young man who expresses ...
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Henry Thoreau 194 122 0 0 0 user votes
Henry David Thoreau 150 2 0 0 0 user votes
Thoreau 142 0 0 0 0 user votes
Henry D. Thoreau 117 0 1 0 0 user votes
H. D. Thoreau 60 0 0 0 0 user votes
Miss Thoreau 34 0 0 0 0 user votes
David Henry Thoreau 6 6 0 0 0 user votes
Helen Thoreau 2 2 0 0 0 user votes
John Thoreau 2 2 0 0 0 user votes

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