33rd year  -  N° 228                 Thursday, 16 August 2018         Antwerpen		
Der Kampf Geht Weiter
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Tuesday 6th of May 1862

156 years ago Came Good Sailing

Writer, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau dies of tuberculosis at the age of 45 in Concord, Massachusetts, United States.

Thoreau's last words were "Now comes good sailing" followed by two lone words, "moose" and "Indian".