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" Banks and tariffs, the newspaper and caucus, Methodism and Unitarianism, are flat and dull to dull people, but rest on the same foundations of wonder as the town of Troy, and the temple of Delphos, and are as swiftly passing away. "
Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 37
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
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The North American Review, Volume 163

1896
...amid the roughened waters. " Banks and tariffs, the newspaper and the caucus," may, as Emerson says, " rest on the same foundations of wonder as the town of Troy and the Temple of Delphos," but, personally, I am more susceptible to Troy, or even to the Chateau d'lf, than I am to banks, of...
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Essays, Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1844 - 313 pages
...middle age ; then in Calvinism. Banks and tariffs, the newspaper and caucus, methodism and unitarianism, are flat and dull to dull people, but rest on the...boats, and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues, and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon,...
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Essays, Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1844 - 313 pages
...middle age : then in Calvinism. Banks and tariffs, the newspaper and caucus, methodism and unitarianism, are flat and dull to dull people, but rest on the...boats, and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues, and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon,...
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The Biblical review, and Congregational magazine [formerly The ..., Volume 1

1846
...middle age ; then in Calvinism. Banks and tariffs, the newspaper and caucus, methodism and unitarianism, are flat and dull to dull people, but rest on the...boats and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues, and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon...
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Essays: Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1855 - 274 pages
...newspaper and caucus, methodism and unitarianism, are flat and dull to dull people, THE POET. " 41 but rest on the same foundations of wonder as the...boats, and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues, and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon,...
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Essays and remains, ed. with a mem. by R. Vaughan, Volume 1

Robert Alfred Vaughan - 1858
...every-day and domestic themes for his art. Thus Emerson, in one of his Essays, writes as follows : — ' Our log-rolling, our stumps and their politics, our...boats, and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, tiie western clearing,...
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Essays and Remains of the Rev. Robert Alfred Vaughan, Volume 1

Robert Vaughan - 1858
...every-day and domestic themes for his art. Thus Emerson, in one of his Essays, writes as follows : — ' Our log-rolling, our stumps and their politics, our...boats, and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1860 - 274 pages
...middle age ; then in Calvinism. Banks and tariffs, the newspaper and caucus, methodism and unitarianism, are flat and dull to dull people, but rest on the...boats, and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues, and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon,...
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Memoir of Robert Alfred Vaughan

Robert C. Vaughan - 1864 - 292 pages
...everyday and domestic themes for his art. Thus Emerson, in one of his Essays, writes as follows : — ' Our log-rolling, our stumps and their politics, our...boats, and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon...
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Memoir of Robert Alfred Vaughan

Robert Alfred Vaughan - 1864 - 292 pages
...everyday and domestic themes for his art. Thus Emerson, in one of his Essays, writes as follows : — ' Our log-rolling, our stumps and their politics, our...boats, and our repudiations, the wrath of rogues and the pusillanimity of honest men, the northern trade, the southern planting, the western clearing, Oregon...
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