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" Great works of art have no more affecting lesson for us than this. They teach us to abide by our spontaneous impression with good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with... "
The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation - Page 45
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. 2. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...humoured inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. Trust thyself: every heart vilmrtes to that iron string. Accept the place the Divine Providencafhas...
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The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America, Volume 1

Fredrika Bremer - 1854
...good-humored inflexibility, then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow, a stranger will say, with masterly good sense, precisely what we have thought and felt the whole time, and we shall be forced to take our own opinion from another. * * * # " Trust thyself;...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought and felt all the time, .andjee. „ shall^ be_forced to take jvith shame OUT own opinion from another. .There is a time in...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - 1869 - 396 pages
...beneath it. So kneeling, face to face, she speaks with God. — Charlotte Bronte. INDIVIDUALITY. Emerson. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...is suicide ; that he must take himself for better or for worse, as his portion ; that, though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say \vith masterly good sense precisely what we have thought...that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself foLbetterT" for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of...
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Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools

William Dwight Whitney - 1877 - 276 pages
...you will not grudge to wander 1 in such neighborhood for a while. VI. From Emerson's "Self-Reliance." There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that 1s envy is ignorance 1s ; that imitation is suicide ; that 13 he must take himself, for better, for...
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Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools

William Dwight Whitney - 1877 - 260 pages
...you will not grudge to wander1 in such neighborhood for a while. VI. From Emerson's "Self-Reliance." There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that18 envy is ignorance18 ; that imitation is suicide ; that18 he must take himself, for better, for...
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New National Third Reader

Charles Joseph Barnes - 1884 - 240 pages
...to be good: Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood. SWOT. TENNTSON. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better or for worse, as his portion ; that, though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing...
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New National First[ -fifth] Reader, Book 5

Charles Joseph Barnes, J. Marshall Hawkes - 1884
...be good: Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood. SWOT. TsNirrsoif. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better or for worse, as his portion ; that, though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing...
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