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Thoreau's attitude about clothing.

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Which quote best depicts Thoreau’s attitude about the purpose of clothing?

A

“A man who has at length found something to do will not need to get a new suit to do it in.”

B

“The object of clothing is, first, to retain the vital heat, and secondly, in this state of society, to cover nakedness."

C

“We don garment after garment, as if we grew like exogenous plants by addition without."

D

“Beware, then, of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather the new wearer of clothes.”

E

"I believe that all races at some seasons wear something equivalent to the shirt."