Let the one who has work to do remember that the object of clothing is first to retain the vital heat, and secondly, in this particular society, to cover nakedness. He may then judge how much of any necessary or important work may be accomplished without adding to his wardrobe.
Walden Part 1: Economy, Chapter 2
Matt Steel
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The first sentence was edited to be gender-neutral, but the second still uses masculine pronouns.

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