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" Reason from her inviolable seat pronounces on the passing men and events of to-day, — this he shall hear and promulgate. These being his functions, it becomes him to feel all confidence in himself, and to defer never to the popular cry. He and he only... "
Retrospect of Western Travel - Page 208
by Harriet Martineau - 1838 - 239 pages
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Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 383 pages
...immediate fame. In the long period of his preparation, he must betray often an ignorance and shiftlessness in popular arts, incurring the disdain of the able...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 383 pages
...promulgate. These being his functions, it becomes him to feel all confidence in himself, and to defer never 7 to the popular cry. He and he only knows the world....that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...pure efflux of the Deity is not his ; — cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame •• The world of any moment is the merest appearance....that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 35

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1850
...popular cry. Lethim not quiet his belief that n pop кип is a pop guD.though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadinese, in severo abstraction, let him hold by himself; add observation to observation, patient...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 23

1851
...though worried by packs of sharp-scented, loud- bay ing assailants; nor, on the other hand, would he quit his belief " that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirmed it to be the crack of doom." Great, therefore, was the stay and solace...
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Compitum: Or, The Meeting of the Ways at the Catholic Church, Book 7

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1854
...rise above the world of appearances, " to hold to their belief that a squib is a squib, though the honourable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom ;" but their business is not to declaim like Seneca, to celebrate the divine beauty of virtue with...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...promulgate. These being his functions, it becomes him to feel all confidence in himself, and to defer never 9 to the popular cry. He and he only knows the world....that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...being his functions, it becomes him to feel all confidence in himself, and to defer never •• .'j the popular cry. He and he only knows the world. The...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1860 - 383 pages
...immediate fame. In the long period of his preparation, he must betray often an ignorance and shiftlessness in popular arts, incurring the disdain of the able...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 pages
...knows the world. The world of any moment is the merest appearance. Some great decorum, some fetisl of a government, some ephemeral trade, or war, or...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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