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Walden
Walden
by Henry David Thoreau
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Walden Happiness Quotes Page 4

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Quote #10

It is life near the bone where it is sweetest. (Conclusion.15)

Here, Thoreau refers to a principle that chefs know well: keep the meat on the bone to maintain its flavor. Of course, as a vegetarian, Thoreau's being metaphorical here.

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