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" There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel... "
Christian Examiner - Page 342
1844
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. 2. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but .through...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the Eternal was stirring There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education' when he...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion, Volume 1

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1856
...— yet " to this conclusion do we come at last," — that man is turned back upon himself. Goethe. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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