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|But I must admit I was put off him at an early age by the following quote: 'Beware |
of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.' What an old party pooper. I'm
sorry, but that's the only way I can look at that sentence. It sums up a kind of ...
|Before I ever heard of Thoreau, I intuited his sentiment that one should "beware |
of all enterprises that require new clothes," from which set of suspicious
enterprises I did not except the selection of new clothes itself. Hence, despite the
effort I ...
|“I say,” cautioned old Henry Thoreau, “beware of all enterprises that require new |
clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes. If you have any enterprise before
you, try it in your old clothes.” That was good advice back on the shores of ...
|She sewed me a set of moccasins which fit my feet like a second soft skin. Turtles |
were beaded into ... Tonight he read: “I say, beware of all enterprises that require
new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes. . . . Our moulting season ...
|He seems to associate the population boom that oc- curred during his lifetime |
with a new concern over etiquette, manners, styles, and fashions. ... but the way
he sets up the statement implies that he himself is in the minority in denying that “
they” have authority over “I.”35 ... He famously stated: “I say, beware of all
enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes” (
|posturing of a model; instead, he exploited clothes like a second set of emotions. |
... Clift always wore clothes as if they scratched. ... (If only Joe Gillis had
remembered Thoreau's injunction: "Beware of all enterprises that require new
|4 The moment of truth, the sudden emergence of a new insight, is an act of |
intuition. Such intuitions give the ... 3 I say, beware of all enterprises that require
new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes. HENRY DAVID THOREAU (
|You do not need to open your essay with a quotation ("Henry Thoreau warns us, '|
Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.'") or with a statement designed
to startle your reader ("My school uniform hates me."). You simply need to state ...
|Including –The Philosophy of Dress– by Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde, John Cooper |
... back seat, Oh, trouble us not, stupid science; With news of our Oscar's most
wonderful feat, We can set e'en your charms at defiance. ... Thoreau says: '
beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of