― Henry David Thoreau
In this section, Thoreau tells us of his dislike of new things, especially new clothing. He writes about his amusement with people who try to keep up with fashion trends and how they are wasting their money away.
At present men make shift to wear what they can get. Like shipwrecked sailors, they put on what they can find on the beach, and at a little distance, whether of space or time, laugh at each other's masquerade. (Pg. 14)
I will admit, I was a bit disappointed in this section. I felt that this subject could have been expanded on a bit more, and I felt a little cut off at the end. I wish that Thoreau added on a page or two just to quench the addiction that I had to this great topic.
Despite these disappointments, this section was still my favorite, because I could relate to the topic. I really was left wanting more and I hope that the next section quenches my thirst.