Thoreau, July 5th

July 5, 1840

Go where we will, we discover infinite change in particulars only, not in generals.

July 5, 1845 – Walden Pond.

I know a man who never speaks of the sexual relation but jestingly, though Yesterday I came here to live. My house makes me think of some mountain houses I have seen, which seemed to have a fresher auroral atmosphere about them, as I fancy of the halls of Olympus