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" Mr. President and Gentlemen, this conlideuce in the unsearched might of man belongs, by all motives, by all prophecy, by all preparation, to the American Scholar. We have listened too long to the courtly muses of Europe. "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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The Boston Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1838
...announce, shall one day be the pole-star for a thousand years. — p. 1. And again, '•' This confidence in the unsearched might of man belongs by all motives,...prophecy, by all preparation to the American Scholar. — p. 25. And again, "A nation of men will for the first time exist, because each believes himself...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...it is for you to know all, it is for you to dare all. Mr. President and Gentlemen, this confidence in the unsearched might of man belongs, by all motives,...listened too long to the courtly muses of Europe. The spine of the American freeman is already suspected to be timid, imitative, tame. Public and private...
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Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 pages
...it is for you to know all, it is for you to dare all. Mr. President and Gentlemen, this confidence in the unsearched might of man belongs, by all motives,...suspected to be timid, imitative, tame. Public and private a_vajice_ make the air we breathe thick and fat. The scholar is decent, indolent, complaisant. See...
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Demonology and Devil-lore, Volume 2

Moncure Daniel Conway - 1879
...chapter with his admonition to his young countrymen forty years ago.1 ' Public and private avarice makes the air we breathe thick and fat. The scholar is decent, indolent, complacent. See already the tragic consequence. The mind 1 'The American Scholar.' An Oration delivered...
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Demonology and Devil-lore, Volume 2

Moncure Daniel Conway - 1879
...chapter with his admonition to his young countrymen forty years ago.1 ' Public and private avarice makes the air we breathe thick and fat. The scholar is decent, indolent, complacent. See already the tragic consequence. The mind 1 'The American Scholar.' An Oration delivered...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 5

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880
...know all, it is for you to dare-all. Mr. President and Gentlemen, this confidence in the uusearehed might of man belongs, by all motives, by all prophecy,...freeman is already suspected to be timid, imitative, tama Tublie and private avarice make the air we breathe thick and fat.\ The scholar is decent. iudolentt_c^,niplaiaaiit...
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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 648 pages
...it is for you to know all ; it is for you to dare all. Mr. President and Gentlemen, _this^conndeuce in the unsearched might of man belongs, by all motives,...all prophecy, by all preparation, to the American Scholai! We have listened too long to the courtly muses of Europe. The spirit of the American freeman...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...might of man belongs, by all motives, by all propheey, by all preparation, to the Ameriean Scholar. AVe have listened too long to the courtly muses of Europe. The spirit of the Ameriean frceman is already suspeeted to be timid, imitative, tame.J Public and private avarice make...
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Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 425 pages
...know all, it is for you to dare all. Mr. President and Gentlemen, this confidence in the unssarched might of man belongs, by all motives, by all prophecy,...imitative, tame. Public and private avarice make the air we breatlie thick and fat. The scholar is decent, indolent, complaisant. See already the tragic consequence....
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes: Ralph Waldo Emerson. John Lothrop Motely

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1884
...contributions of the past, all the hopes of the future. He must be a university of knowledges. . . . We have listened too long to the courtly muses of...is already suspected to be timid, imitative, tame. . . . The scholar is decent, indolent, complaisant. . . . The mind of this country, taught to aim at...
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