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" Perhaps the time is already come when it ouglit to be, and will be, something else ; when the sluggard intellect of this continent will look from under its iron lids and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions... "
Works - Page 83
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...precious as the sign of an indestructible instinct. Perhaps the time is already come, when it ought to be, and will be, something else ; when the sluggard intellect of this continent will look ijrom under its iron lids, and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something better than...
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Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 pages
...precious as the sign of an indestructible instinct. Perhaps the time is already come, when it ought to be, and will be, something else ; when the sluggard...dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning if other lands, draws to a close. The millions, ┬╗hat around us are rushing into life, cannot always...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...precious as the sign of an indestructible instinct. Perhaps the time is already come, when it ought to be, and will be, something else ; when the sluggard...close. The millions, that around us are' rushing into ^ife, cannot always be fed on the sere remains of ( foreign harvests. Events, actions arise, that must...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 315 pages
...precious as the sign of an indestructible instinct. Perhaps the time is already come, when it ought to be, and will be, something else; when the sluggard...dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lauds, draws to a close. The millions, that around us are rushing into life, cannot always be fed on...
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Education, Volume 45

1925
...Independence." In this Emerson pleads for an American scholarship. "Perhaps the time will come," says Emerson, "when the sluggard intellect of this continent will...something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. The millions that around us are rushing into life cannot always be fed on the sere remains of foreign...
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The Memorial History of Boston: Including Suffolk County ..., Volume 3

Justin Winsor, Clarence F. Jewett - 1882
...heroic mind." He must study and guide the life of to-day, not overvaluing the methods of the past. " Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands, draws to a close. Neither Greece nor Rome, nor the three unities of Aristotle, nor the three kings of Cologne, nor the...
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The Pulpit record and Mutual improvement society, Parliamentary debating ...

1883
...deperd on the teachings of other lands, but that the sluggard intellect of this continent he. snid, " will look from under its iron lids and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something Letter than mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning of other...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...time is alre;idy come when it ought to be, and will be, something else ; when the sluggard intelleet of this continent will look from under its iron lids and fill the postponed expeetation of the world with something tatter than the excrtions of mechanieal skill. Our day of dependence,...
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Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884 - 321 pages
...precious as the sign of an indestructible instinct. Perhaps the time is already come, when it ought to be, and will be, something else; when the sluggard...Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to tho learning of other lands, draws to a close. Tho millions, that around us are rushing into life,...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1884 - 441 pages
...precious as the sign of an indestructible instinct. Perhaps the time is already come when it ought to be, and will be, something else ; when the sluggard...look from under its iron lids and fill the postponed expectations of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of...
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