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" it is he! it is that very lump of bashfulness and phlegm which for weeks has done nothing but eat when you were by, that now rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will... "
The Essay on Self-reliance - Page 13
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
...cannot speak to you and me. Hark! in the next room, who spoke so clear and emphatic ? Good Heaven! it is he! it is that very lump of bashfulness and...will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...he cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room, who spoke so clear and emphatic? Good Heaven! it is he ! it is that very lump of bashfulness and...will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...cannot speak to you and me. Hark! in the next room, who spoke so clear and emphatic ? Good heaven ! it is he ! it is that very lump of bashfulness and...will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...to you and me. Hark ! in the next room who spoke so clear and emphatic? Good heaven ! it is he—it is that very lump of bashfulness and phlegm which...for weeks has done nothing but eat when you were by, tliat now rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...he cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do 01 say...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...he cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 333 pages
...he cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say...
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The Prose Works of Ral[h Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic.It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...he cannot speak to you and me. Hark ! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries....will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary.' The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say...
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