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" THERE IS A TIME in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of... "
Psychology Applied to Medicine: Introductory Studies - Page 21
by David Washburn Wells - 1907 - 141 pages
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Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion, Volume 1

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1856
...; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil VOL. i. 11 p bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil VOL. I. 11 P bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides...
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Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools

William Dwight Whitney - 1877 - 276 pages
...suicide ; that 18 he must take himself, for better, for worse, 14 as his portion ; that 18 though 16 the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but 16 through his toil bestowed" on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. 18 The power which...
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Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools

William Dwight Whitney - 1877 - 260 pages
...is suicide ; that18 he must take himself, for better, for worse,14 as his portion ; that18 though16 the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but16 through his toil bestowed17 on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.18 The power...
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The Principles of Elocution: With Exercises and Notations for Pronunciation ...

Alexander Melville Bell - 1878 - 243 pages
...trees which are most richly laden with fruit, bend downward, and hang lowest. INDUSTRY. — Emerscm. Though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to a man, but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till. INNOCENCE....
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"Elocutionary Manual.": The Principles of Elocution, with Exercises and ...

Alexander Melville Bell - 1878 - 243 pages
...trees which are most richly laden with fruit, bend downward, and hang lowest. INDUSTRY. — Emerson. Though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to a man, but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till. INNOCENCE....
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The Juvenile instructor and companion, Volumes 33-35

Young people - 1882
...explore new continents of truth." Youth is the sowing time. The mind is every man's fair seed field; and, though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to any man but through the toil and tillage bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to everyone...
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New National First[ -fifth] Reader, Book 5

Charles Joseph Barnes, J. Marshall Hawkes - 1884
...that 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...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till. EMERSON. The base wretch who hoards up all he can Is praised and called a careful, thrifty...
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New National Third Reader

Charles Joseph Barnes - 1884 - 240 pages
...that 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...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till. EMEBSON. The base wretch who hoards up all he can Is praised and called a careful, thrifty...
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