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" I shun father and mother and wife and brother, when my genius calls me. I would write on the lintels of the door-post, Whim. I hope it is somewhat better than whim at last, but we cannot spend the day in explanation. "
Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 116
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...some edge to it — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached, as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines....cannot spend the day in explanation. Expect me not to shew cause why I seek or why I exclude company. Then, again, do not tell me, as a good man did to-day,...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...have some edge to it, else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines....me. I would write on the lintels of the door-post, WJiim. I hope it is somewhat better than whim at last, but we cannot spend the day in explanation....
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...some edge to it — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached, as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines....cannot spend the day in explanation. Expect me not to shew cause why I seek or why I exclude company. Then, again, do not tell me, as a good man did to-day,...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

1841
...some edge to it — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached, as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines....cannot spend the day in explanation. Expect me not to shew cause why I seek or why I exclude company. Then, again, do not tell me, as a good man did to-day,...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 4

1842
...only such portions of it as take the former direction which are suited for public communication." " I shun father and mother, and wife and brother; when...on the lintels of the door-post, Whim. I hope it is something better than whim at last, but we cannot spend the day in explanation. Expect me not to show...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...have some edge to it — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines....mother and wife and brother, when my genius calls me. J would write on the lintels of the door-post, Whim. I hope it is somewhat better than whim at last,...
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...have some edge to it — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines. I shun father and mother and wife and brother, wheu my genius calls me. I would write on the lintels of the doorpost, Whim. I hope, it is somewhat...
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Philosophy as absolute science, founded in the universal laws of being, by E ...

Ephraim Langdon Frothingham - 1864
...this or that : the only right is what is after my constitution ; the only wrong what is against it. I shun father and mother and wife and brother when my genius calls me. I would write upon the lintels of the door-post, Whim. I hope it is something better than whim at last ; but we cannot...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...some edge to it, — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must he preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines....shun father and mother and wife and brother, when my genins calls me. I would write on the lintels of the door-post, Whim. I hope it is somewhat better...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...some edge to it, — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines....shun father and mother and wife and brother, when my genins calls me. I would write on the lintels of the door-post, Whim. I hope it is somewhat better...
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