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" A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such people and facts as pass by, he tries and sentences them on their merits, in the swift summary way of boys, as good, bad, interesting,... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 50
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. 5. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society! — independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society ! Independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society ! independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner...
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The Lover's Seat: Kathemérina; Or, Common Things in Relation to Beauty ...

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1856
...feelings, and, at least, equally generous." "The nonchalance of boys," as another great author says, " who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much...healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse ; independent, irrespon»ible, looking out from his corner...
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