In this essay, first published in 1862 and vital to any appreciation of the great man's work, Thoreau explores: the joys and necessities of long afternoon walks; how spending time in untrammeled fields and woods soothes the spirit; how Nature guides us on our walks; the lure of the wild for writers and artists; why "all good things are wild and free"...and more.
A NOTE ABOUT ONLINE ORDERS
Due to precautions at our distributor's warehouse and the overwhelming number of orders we've received, there is currently a week's delay between receipt and shipment of orders.
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