January 31, 1854

 in Thoreau’s Journal:

We too have our thaws— They come to our January moods—when our ice cracks—& our sluices break loose — Thought that was frozen up under stern experience gushes forth in feelings & expression—

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This is a freshet which carries away dams of accumulated ice….

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