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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar - Page 160
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...printed page. I only would say, that it needs a strong head to bear that diet. One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would...well as creative writing. When the mind is braced by labour and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion. Every...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...te bear that diet. One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would hriiig home the wealth of the Indies, must carry out the...well as creative writing. When the mind is braced by labour and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion. Every...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1860 - 383 pages
...printed page. I only would say, that it needs a strong head to bear that diet. One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would bring home the wealth of the ladies, must carry out the wealth of the Indies." There is then creative reading as well as creative...
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The Professor at the Breakfast-table: With the Story of Iris

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1860 - 410 pages
...I said; — yet there is room for a gloss or commentary on what you say. " He who would bring back the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies." What you bring away from the Bible depends to some extent on what you carry to it. — Benjamin Franklin...
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The Dial, Volume 1

Moncure Daniel Conway - 1860 - 778 pages
...the many having no affinity for it. Emerson somewhere uses the proverb, " He that would bring back the wealth of the Indies, must carry out the wealth of the Indies ; " and will not this admit of application to Bible students ? Does not the selfish man bring away...
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Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 pages
...printed page. I only would say, that it needs a strong head to bear that diet. One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would...braced by labor and invention, the page of whatever hook we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion. Every sentence is doubly significant, and the...
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Orations, Lectures and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 290 pages
...printed page. I only would say, that it needs a strong head to bear that diet. One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, "He that would...well as creative writing. When the mind is braced by labour and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion. Every...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Comprising His Essays ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 942 pages
...bear that diet. One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would bring homo the wealth of the Indies, must carry out the wealth...well as creative writing. When the mind is braced by labour and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion. Every...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...printed page. I only would say, that it needs a strong head to bear that diet. One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would...the wealth of the Indies." ( There is then creative readingja§_well_jj,s_ja:cativc grj&ag. < When the mind is braced by .labor and invention, the page...
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Nature: Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 372 pages
...that diet. One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would bring horn.; the wealth of the Indies, must carry out the wealth...creative reading as well as creative writing. When (he mind is braced by labor and invention, I he page of whatever book we i-cad becomes luminous with...
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