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Let us live one day deliberately as Nature, and not be thrown off the track by every nutshell and mosquito's wing that falls on the rails.
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Scheduled for Monday, October 1, 2007

Henry David Thoreau

Griggstown Canal

The Thoreau Outing
The Thoreau Outing is an inter-disciplinary fieldtrip that students take to the historical Delaware and Raritan Canal in Griggstown, New Jersey in late September to try to recapture some of the intellectual freedom, awe for nature, and introspection that Thoreau presents in his uniquely American masterpiece, Walden.

Some quotations from Walden:

Quotes

"Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail." more

Featured Thoreau Papers
Word Document
Title: The Flow Speed of the Delaware River Canal
Group: Walter Trosin, Vidya Budhan, and Yongki Hong

Title: Calculate Width of Canal
Group: Sravan Panuganti, David Herman

 

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