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" I hate to be defended in a newspaper. As long as all that is said is said against me, I feel a certain assurance of success. But as soon as honeyed words of praise are spoken for me I feel as one that lies unprotected before his enemies. "
Essays, First Series - Page 106
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...triumph, lo ! he has passed on invulnerable. Blame is safer than praise. I hate to be defended in a newspaper. As long as all that is said, is said against...feel a certain assurance of success. But as soon as honied words of praise are spoken for me, I feel as one that lies unprotected before his enemies. In...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...triumph, lo! he has passed on invulnerable. Blame is safer than praise. I hate to be defended in a newspaper. As long as all that is said is said against...the Sandwich Islander believes that the strength and valour of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptation we resist....
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...triumph, lo ! he has passed on invulnerable. Blame is safer than praise. I hate to be defended in a newspaper. As long as all that is said, is said against...feel a certain assurance of success. But as soon as honied words of praise are spoken for me, I feel as one that lies unprotected before his enemies. In...
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The Gospel banner and biblical treasury [ed. by W.J. Dawson]., Volume 1

William John Dawson - 1848
...every thing, by prayer and deprecation let your requests be make known to God. AC 11= A THOUGHT. EVERT evil to which we do not succumb is a benefactor. As...the Sandwich Islander believes that the strength and valour of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptation we resist....
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...triumph, lo ! he has passed on invulnerable. Blame is safer than praise. I hate to be defended in a newspaper. As long as all that is said, is said against...feel a certain assurance of success. But as soon as honied words of praise are spoken for me, I feel as one that lies unprotected before his enemies. In...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...triumph, lo ! he has passed on invulnerable. Blame is safer than praise. I hate to be defended in a newspaper. As long as all that is said, is said against...feel a certain assurance of success. But as soon as honied words of praise are spoken for me, I feel as one that lies unprotected before his enemies. In...
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A New Elucidation of the Principles of Speech and Elocution: A Full ...

Alexander Melville Bell - 1849 - 311 pages
...enunciation, - and - to form - an easy, - natural, - and impressive delivery. — Rev. J, A. James. Every evil - to which - we do not succumb - is a benefactor....Sandwich Islander - believes - that the strength - and valour - of the enemy - he kills - passes - into himself, - so - we gain - the strength - of the temptation...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...triumph, lo ! he has passed on invulnerable. Blame is safer than praise. I hate to be defended in a newspaper. As long as all that is said is said against...Sandwich Islander believes that the strength and valor of tbe enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptation we resist. The same...
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Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion, Volume 2

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1856
...falls off from him like a dead skin, and when they would triumph, lo! he has passed on invulnerable As long as all that is said, is said against me, I...feel a certain assurance of success. "But as soon as honied words of praise are spoken for me, I feel as one that lies unprotected before his enemies. Every...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...and stung and sorely assailed. A great man is always willing to be little. Whilst he™silsf "onTEe cushion of advantages, he goes to sleep. When he is...before his enemies. In general, every evil to which we da not succumb is a benefactor. As the Sandwich Islander believes that the strength and valor of the...
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