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" ... no consuetudes or habits of society, would be of any avail to establish us in such relations with them as we desire, —but solely the uprise of nature in us to the same degree it is in them; then shall we meet as water with water; and if we should... "
Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed - Page 203
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...in us to the same degree it is in them : then shall we meet as water with water : and if we should not meet them then, we shall not want them, for we...their friend each loved his own soul The higher the stylb we demand of friendship, of course the less easy to establish it with flesh and blood. We walk...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...in us to the same degree it is in them : then shall we meet as water with water : and if we should not meet them then, we shall not want them, for we...sometimes exchanged names with their friends, as if they wouH signify that in their friend each loved his own soul The higher the stylt we demand of friendship,...
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THE HOMES OF THE NEW WORLD; IMPRESSIONS OF AMERICA.

FREDRIKA BREMER. - 1853
...nature in us to the same degree it is in them, then shall we meet as water with water; and if we should not meet them then, we shall not want them, for we are already they. " Only be admonished by what you already see not to strike leagues of friendship with cheap persons...
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The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America, Volume 1

Fredrika Bremer - 1854
...nature in us to the same degree it is in them, then shall we meet as water with water; and if we should not meet them then, we shall not want them, for we are already they. •* * # * "Only be admonished by what you already see not to strike leagues of friendship with cheap...
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Sayings about friendship; with some reflections thereon. An unphilosophical ...

Sayings - 1864
...notion of self-interest. Where shall we find a truer definition ? " In the last analysis," says Emerson, "love is only the reflection of a man's own worthiness from other men :" or, as Jeremy Taylor puts it, " As any man hath anything of the good, so he can have and must have...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...in us to the same degree it is in them ; then shall we meet as water with water ; and if we should not meet them then, we shall not want them, for we...friends, as if they would signify that in their friend cadi loved his own soul. The higher the style we demand of friendship, of course the less easy to establish...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...nature in us to the same degree it is in them; then shall we meet as water with water; and if we should not meet them then, we shall not want them, for we are already they. lu the last analysis, love is only the reflection of a man's own worthiness from other men. Men have...
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Notes and Queries

1877
...Diirer's stchiDgs can be obtained. HENRY AC TOMKINS. Trin. Coll , Cambridge. EXCHANGE OF NAMES. — " Men have sometimes exchanged names with their friends,...signify that in their friend each loved his own soul." — Emerson, Friendship ( Bonn's ed., i. 90). What men have ever made this exchange ? AL MATHEW. Osford....
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The Faith that Makes Faithful

William Channing Gannett, Jenkin Lloyd Jones - 1886 - 131 pages
...selflessness, and the high standard for all honorAnd we know so well the truth of Emerson's other word, that " in the last analysis love is only the reflection of a man's own worthiness from other men"—know that so well that, in a half-fear lest we should gain under false pretenses the love we...
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Essays, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888
...in us to the same degree it is in them ; then shall we meet as water with water ; and if we should not meet them then, we shall not want them, for we...signify that in their friend each loved his own soul, r- ' The higher the style we demand of friendship, of course the less easy to establish it with flesh...
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