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" If any man consider the present aspects of what is called by distinction society, he will see the need of these ethics. The sinew and heart of man seem to be drawn out, and we are become timorous, desponding whimperers. "
Essays - Page 68
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...society, law to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others. "If any man consider the present aspects of what is called by distinction iccittf, he will see the need of these ethics. The sinew and heart of man seem to be drawn out, and...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...society, law to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others. I If any man consider the present aspects of what is...We are afraid of truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of"3eath, and afraid of each other. Our age yields no great and perfect persons. We want men and women...
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The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America, Volume 1

Fredrika Bremer - 1853 - 654 pages
...society, law to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity to others. " If any man consider the present aspects of what is...distinction, society, he will see the need of these ethics." I must remark, that if any one will seriously observe human nature, as it commonly is, he will easily...
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THE HOMES OF THE NEW WORLD; IMPRESSIONS OF AMERICA.

FREDRIKA BREMER. - 1853
...to him as strong as iron necessity to others. " If any man consider the present aspects of what ia called, by distinction, society, he will see the need of these ethics." I must remark, that if any one will seriously observe human nature as it commonly is, he will easily...
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The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America, Volume 1

Fredrika Bremer - 1854
...society, law to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity to others. " If any man consider the present aspects of what is...distinction, society, he will see the need of these ethics." I must remark, that if any one will seriously observe human nature as it commonly is, he will easily...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 333 pages
...society, law, to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others ! If any man consider the present aspects of what is...of these ethics. The sinew and heart of man seem to he drawn out, and we are become timorous, desponding whimperers. We are afraid of truth, afraid of...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...society, law, to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others ! If any man consider the present aspects of what is...age yields no great and perfect persons. We want men aud women who. shall renovate life and our social state, but we see that most natures are insolvent,...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...society, law, to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others ! If any man consider the present aspects of what is...afraid of each other. Our age yields no great and perfect'persons. We want men and women who shall renovate life and our social state, but we see that...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...society, law, to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others ! If any man consider the present aspects of what is...need of these ethics. The sinew and heart of man seem to1 be drawn out, and we are become timorous, desponding whimperers. We are afraid of truth, afraid...
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Essays: First series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
...society, law, to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others ! If any man consider the present aspects of what is...distinction society, he will see the need of these ethies. The sinew and heart of man seem to be drawn out, and we are become timorous, desponding whimperers....
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