Henry david thoreau

[thuh-roh, thawr-oh, thohr-oh] /θəˈroʊ, ˈθɔr oʊ, ˈθoʊr oʊ/

Henry David, 1817–62, U.S. naturalist and author.
/ˈθɔːrəʊ; θɔːˈrəʊ/
Henry David. 1817–62, US writer, noted esp for Walden, or Life in the Woods (1854), an account of his experiment in living in solitude. A powerful social critic, his essay Civil Disobedience (1849) influenced such dissenters as Gandhi


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