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" Their mind being whole, their eye is as yet unconquered, and when we look in their faces we are disconcerted. Infancy conforms to nobody; all conform to it, so that one babe commonly makes four or five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. So... "
Essays - Page 40
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. So God has armed youth, and puberty and manhood no less with its own piquancy and charm, and made it...and its claims not to be put by, if it will stand 3. Does one fail to accept his place if he tries to improve it ? Explain the second sentence. 4. What...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. So God has armed youth and puberty and manhood no less with its own piquancy and charm, and made it...cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. So God has armed youth and puberty and manhood no less with its own piquancy and charm, and made it...will stand by itself. Do not think the youth has no iorce because he cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room who spoke so clear and emphatic...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. So God has armed youth and puberty and manhood no less with its own piquancy and charm, and made it...cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. So God has armed youth and puberty and manhood no less with its own piquancy and charm, and made it...cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....
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The Lover's Seat: Kathemérina; Or, Common Things in Relation to Beauty ...

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1856
...that account. " God has armed youth," as a great writer says, " and puberty, and manhood no less witli its own piquancy and charm, and made it enviable and...claims not to be put by, if it will stand by itself." " We hear a great outcry about youth's want of judgment, It is not a want of judgment," as Hazlitt...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. So God has armed youth and puberty and manhood no less with its own piquancy and charm, and made it...claims not to be put by, if it will stand by itself. 0 Do not think the youth has no fbrce,_because_ he cannot speak to you an(f mg[ Hark ! jn the next...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. So God has armed youth and puberty and manhood no less with its own piquancy and charm, and made it...force, because he cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! iu the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. So God has armed youth and puberty and manhood no less with its own piquancy and charm, and made it...cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. So God has armed youth and puberty and manhood no less with its own piquancy and charm, and made it...cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....
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