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WALDEN-DEFK4C

Thoreau's statement that “You need not rest your reputation on the dinners you give,” most clearly suggests Thoreau’s disagreement with the belief that

A

Individuals demonstrate their worth through the possessions they display to their guests

B

Humans feel most satisfied when they are surrounded by a group of friends

C

Hosts should consider the non-attendance of invited guests as a personal affront

D

Society correctly judges individuals on the characters of their friends

E

Large dinners with many guests are more meaningful than those with fewer attendees