The Bean-Field Quotes in Walden
The Walden quotes below all refer to the symbol of The Bean-Field. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Dover Publications edition of Walden published in 1995.).
The farmer is endeavoring to solve the problem of a livelihood by a formula more complicated than the problem itself.
The Bean-Field Symbol Timeline in Walden
The timeline below shows where the symbol The Bean-Field appears in Walden. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.