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" What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch, a pencil and a bill of exchange in his pocket, and the naked New Zealander, whose property is a club, a spear, a mat and an undivided twentieth of a shed to sleep... "
Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series - Page 83
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...the health of the two men, and you shall see that his aboriginal strength the white man has lost. If the traveler tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the wellclad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...the health of the two men, and you shall see that his aboriginal strength the white man has lost. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 13

1848
...is christianized, it is rich it is scientific; but this change is not amelioration. For everything that is given, something is taken. Society acquires...the health of the two men, and you shall see that his aboriginal strength the white man has lost. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 13

1848
...is christianized, it is rich it is scientific; but this change is not amelioration. For everything that is given, something is taken. Society acquires...the health of the two men, and you shall see that his aboriginal strength the white man has lost. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts, and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the wellclad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...the health of the two men, and you shall see that his aboriginal strength the white man has lost. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...the health of the two men, and you shall see that his aboriginal strength the white man has lost. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...the health of the two men, and you shall see that this aboriginal strength the white man has lost. If the traveller tell ue truly, strike the savage...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the wellclad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...the health of the two men, and you shall see that his aboriginal strength the white man has lost. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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The natural history of mankind

Stephen Henry Ward - 1849 - 207 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts, and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...the health of the two men, and you shall see that his aboriginal strength the white man has lost. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the wellclad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...the health of the two men, and you shall see that his aboriginal strength the white man has lost. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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