Thoreau, Henry David
[ (thuh-roh, thawr-oh) ]
A nineteenth-century American author and proponent of transcendentalism. Thoreau was a strong advocate of individual rights and an opponent of social conformity. His best-known works are the book Walden and the essay “Civil Disobedience.”
What Does ✡️ Star Of David Emoji Mean?This emoji is used in all manner of posts and digital media in relation to Judaism, Jewish culture, and spirituality.
What Is The Difference Between Loan, Lend, Loaned, And Lent?The words loan and loaned are the present and past tenses of to loan. Lend and lent are the present and past tenses of to lend. As verbs, loan and lend are often used interchangeably. For example, “A bank loans people money to buy a home. It also lends borrowers money to buy a car.” Loan and lend also have identical meanings when they’re used …
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