Essays and English Traits

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P. F. Collier & son, 1909 - 493 pages
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I thought these essays were claptrap when I had to read some of them in school. Now forty years later my opinion is confirmed. One can see how appropriate is Mr. Emerson's best known quotation ... Read full review

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Includes "The Over-Soul" (1841, written before Nietzsche was even born--1844). "Man is a stream whose source is hidden. Always our being is descending into us from we know not whence." [133] "When I ... Read full review

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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR
5
AN ADDRESS
25
MAN THE REFORMER
45

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