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" The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to you is that it scatters your force. It loses your time and blurs the impression of your character. "
So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance - Page 10
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...the independence of solitude. "The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to yon, is, that it scatters your force. It loses your time,...If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead Bible Society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

1841
...man is be who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. "The objection to conforming to usages that have become...If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead Bible Society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like...
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The Monthly Review

1842
...conforming to dead usages, and also relative to the magnanimity required from the non-conformist : — " The objection to conforming to usages that have become...If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead bible society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become...government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers,—under all these screens, I have difficulty to detect the precise man you are. And,...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...actually am, and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony. The objection to conforming to usages that have become...If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead Bible Society, vote with a great party either for the Government or against it, spread your table like...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become...If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead Bible -society, vote with a great party either for the Government or against it, spread your table...
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A Journey to Great-Salt-Lake City, Volume 1

Jules Remy, Julius Lucius Brenchley - 1861
...you.f . . . What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions, if I live wholly from within ?t . . . The objection to conforming to usages that have become...If you maintain a dead Church, contribute to a dead Bible Society, vote with a great party either for the Government or against it, * Essays, etc., by...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become...If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead Bible society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become...If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead Bible society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become...a great party either for the government or against it,1 spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty to detect...
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