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" The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say aught to conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. 5. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems lie knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society ! Independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unneces-. sary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society ! independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner...
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