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Essays - Page 63
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 13

1848
...gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a small house and common day's work : but the things of life are the same to both : the sum total of both...is the same. Why all this deference to Alfred, and Scanderberg, and (J ustavus ? Suppose they were virtuous : ,did they wear out virtue'?" And in a more...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a small house and common day's work ; but the things of life are the same to both; the sum total of both...and renowned steps. When private men shall act with original views, the lustre will be transferred from the actions of kings to those of gentlemen. The...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a small house and common day's work : but the things of life are the same to both : the sum total of both...steps. When private men shall act with vast views, D the lustre will be transferred from the actions of kings to those of gentlemen. The world has indeed...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a small house and common day's work : but the things of life are the same to both; the sum total of both...Alfred, and Scanderbeg, and Gustavus ? Suppose they were virtuous—did they wear out virtue ? As great a stake depends on your private act to-day, as followed...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a small house and common day's work : but the things of life are the same to both : the sum total of both...is the same. Why all this deference to Alfred, and Scanderberg, and Gustaviis ? Suppose they were virtuous ; did they wear out virtue ?" And in a more...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 13

1848
...gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a small house and common day's work : but the things of life are the same to both : the sum total of both...is the same. Why all this deference to Alfred, and Scanderberg, and Gustavus ? Suppose they were virtuous : did they wear out virtue?" And in a more sublime...
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The Reasoner, Volume 6

1849
...gandier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a small house and common day's work; but the things of life are the same to both : the sum total of both...is the same. Why all this deference to Alfred, and Scanderberg, and Gustavus ? Suppose they were virtuous : did they wear out virtue?' 270 e Sratfoner....
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a small house and common day's work ; but the things of life are the same to both ; the sum total of both...private men shall act with vast views, the lustre wiU be transferred from the actions of kings to those of gentlemen."— .Essays, pp. 37, 38, 51 —...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a small house and common day's work ; but the things of life are the same to both ; the sum total of both...and renowned steps. When private men shall act with original views, the lustre will be transferred from the actions of kings to those of gentlemen. The...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...-gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a small house and common day's work ; but the things of life are the same to both ; the sum total of both...and renowned steps. When private men shall act with original views, the lustre will be transferred from the actions of kings to those of gentlemen. The...
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