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Commentary on the state of history and the essay in Secondary Education
Henry David Thoreau had read "Nature" as a senior at Harvard College and took it to heart. It eventually became an essential influence for Thoreau's later writings, including his seminal Walden . In fact, Thoreau wrote Walden after living in a cabin on land that Emerson owned. Their longstanding acquaintance offered Thoreau great encouragement in pursuing his desire to be a published author. 
Emerson quickly changed his wife's name to Lidian, and would call her Queenie,  and sometimes Asia,  and she called him Mr. Emerson.  Their children were Waldo, Ellen, Edith, and Edward Waldo Emerson . Edward Waldo Emerson was the father of Raymond Emerson . Ellen was named for his first wife, at Lidian's suggestion.