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" avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive. Phocion, Socrates, Anaxagoras, Diogenes, are great men, but they leave no class. He who is really of their class will not be called... "
The Essay on Self-reliance - Page 55
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1908 - 59 pages
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1841
...the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive....called by their name, but be wholly his own man, and in his turn the founder of a sect. The arts and inventions of each period are only its costume, and do...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive....their class will not be called by their name, but will be his own man, and, in his turn, the founder of a sect. The arts and inventions of each period...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive....called by their name, but be wholly his own man, and in his turn the founder of a sect. The arts and inventions of each period are only its costume, and do...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive....by their name, but be wholly his own man, and, in his turn, the founder of a sect. The arts and inventions of each period are only its costume, and do...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive....by their name, but be wholly his own man, and, in his turn, the founder of a sect. The arts and inventions of each period are only its costume, and do...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive....their class will not be called by their name, but will be his own man, and, in his turn, the founder of a sect. The arts and inventions of each period...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive....their class will not be called by their name, but will be his own man, and, in his turn, the founder of a sect. The arts and inventions of each period...
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive....their class will not be called by their name, but will be his own man, and in his turn the founder of a sect. The arts and inventions of each period...
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive....their class will not be called by their name, but will be his own man, and in his turn the founder of a sect. The arts and inventions of each period...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 333 pages
...the nineteenth century avail to educate greater men than Plutarch's heroes, three or four and twenty centuries ago. Not in time is the race progressive....their class will not be called by their name, but will be his own man, and, in his turn, the founder of a sect. The arts and inventions of each period...
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