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" We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic and permeable to principles, by the law of nature must overpower and ride all cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. "
So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance - Page 26
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...it works and is. Who has. more soul than I masters me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits ;...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. 27. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this as on every topic, the resolution of...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...it works and is. Who has more soul than I masters me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits ;...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this as on every topic, the resolution of all...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1842
...recantation — ' Who has more soul than I, nuistrrs ine, though he should not raise his finger. Ronnd him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. Who has less, I rule with like facility.' — Essay ii., p. 70. ' The Scipionism of Scipio is precisely that part he could not borrow. * * *...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 12; Volume 76

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1842
...recantation — ' Who has more soul than I, masters me, though he should not raise hin linger. Hound him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. Who has less, I rule with like facility.' — Essay ii., p. 70. ' The Scipionism of Scipio is precisely that part he could not borrow. * * *...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. We fancy it rhetoric, when we speak of eminent virtue....cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this, as on every topic, the resolution of all...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...it works and is. Who has more soul than I, masters me, though he should not raise his finger—round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits;...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this as on every topic, the resolution of all...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...it works and is. Who has more soul than I, masters me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits ;...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this as on every topic, the resolution of all...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...it works and is. Who has more soul than I, masters me, though he should not raise his finger. Hound him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits ;...rhetoric when we speak of eminent virtue. We do not yet sec that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men plastic and permeable to principles,...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...it works and is. Who has more soul than I, masters me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits ; who has less, I rule with like i'acility. We fancy it rhetoric when we speak of eminent virtue. We do not yet sec that virtue is Height,...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...Essays, pp. 90, 95 — 96, 100. By virtue of obedience to this law great men are great, and only so : " We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not." " A true man belongs to no other time or place, but is the centre of things. Where he is, there is...
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