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

...e French-looking surname came by way of the Channel Islands, for the author's grandfather was born in Jersey, and, in spite of his British origin, had served as a sailor in a Continental privateer. Thoreau passed his life in the village of his birth, and now his name is indissolubly associated with it. For a generation which plumes itself upon its breadth, no slight effort is needed to picture the ...
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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
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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