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

...significant memorial of his college career is the Latin letter he wrote to his sister Helen, in 1840. It gave him pleasure to use the language of Virgil and Cicero, for one of the many paradoxes in Thoreau 's life was the union of true American contempt for tradition with an unaffected love of the classics. After a diatribe against the narrow religiosity of New England, he draws breath to praise the I...
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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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