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" ... when the unintelligent brute force that lies at the bottom of society is made to growl and mow, it needs the habit of magnanimity and religion to treat it godlike as a trifle of no concernment. "
Complete Works - Page 57
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...force that lies at the bottom of society is made to growl and mow, it needs the habit of magnanimity and religion to treat it godlike as a trifle of no concernment. 12. The other terror that scares us from self-trust is our consistency ; a reverence for our past act...
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The Monthly Review

1842
...force that lies at the bottom of society is made to growl and mow, it needs the habit of magnanimity and religion to treat it godlike as a trifle of no concernment." Here is a characteristic preachment. " Experienced men of the world know very well that it is always...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...force that lies atlhe bottom of society is made to growl and mow, it needs the habit of magnanimity and religion to treat it god-like as a trifle of no...But why should you keep your head over your shoulder 1 Why drag about this monstrous corpse of your memory, lest you contradict somewhat you have stated...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 28

1850
...transcendentalist to one grappling with life's daily duties in the world, must be full of danger: — • " The other terror that scares us from self-trust is...computing our orbit than our past acts, and we are loth to disappoint them." But the deliberate acts and words of a highly trained man proceed from principles...
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The Lover's Seat. Kathemérina Or Common Things in Relation to ..., Volume 2

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1856
...force that lies at the bottom of society is made to growl and mow, it needs the habit of magnanimity and religion to treat it godlike as a trifle of no concernment." Yet common thoughts support even the lowest and least learned of its victims under these afflictions;...
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The Indiana School Journal, Volume 2

1857
...force that lies at the bottom of society is made to growl and mew, it needs the habit of magnanimity and religion to treat it god-like as a trifle of no concernment." The only way to judge whether a man is of any consequence or Hot, is by the notice he provokes. Some one...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...force that lies at the bottom of society is made to growl and mow, it needs the habit of magnanimity and religion to treat it godlike as a trifle of no concernment. The otlier-lejTor that scares us from self-trust is our ^onsistencjj a reverence for our past act or word,...
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The Lutheran Home Journal, Volume 3

1858
...sat and rested awhile, And sang " The Editor's Song." Potttvilk, FA. 16, 1858. CONSISTENCY. — One terror that scares us from self-trust is our consistency...computing our orbit than our past acts, and we are loth to disappoint them. But why should you keep your head over your shoulder? Why drag about this...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...force that lies at the bottom of society is made to growl and mow, it needs the habit of magnanimity and religion to treat it godlike as a trifle of no...computing our orbit than our past acts, and we are loth to disappoint them. But why should you keep your head over your shoulder? Why drag about this...
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The Harmonial Man: Or, Thoughts for the Age

Andrew Jackson Davis - 1877 - 167 pages
...non-conformity as opposing free speech, he adds : " The other terror that scares us from self -trust is our consistency— a reverence for our past act...them. " But why should you keep your head over your shoulders ? Why drag about this corpse of your memory, lest you contradict somewhat you have stated...
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