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" Else to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. "
The Essay on Self-reliance - Page 2
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 49

1900
...everything you said today. Else, tomorrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what" we have thought and felt all the time, and we shall be'...to take with shame our own opinion from another." A primary teacher must be hopeful of her material. We of course prefer chiYdren of great mental endowment,...
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The Second Church in Boston: Commemorative Services Held on the Completion ...

Second Church (Boston, Mass.) - 1900 - 206 pages
...on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say, with masterly good sense, precisely what we have thought and felt all the time ; and we shall...to take with shame our own opinion from another." Here, surely, was no mere moralizing, but practical good sense, the good sense of keen psychology ;...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely •what we have thought and felt all the time, and we shall be...suicide; that he must take himself for better for \vorse as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn...
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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - 1901 - 376 pages
...precisely what we have thought and felt all tlie time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our opinion from another. There is a time in every man's...arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that so imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion ; that though...
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The Principles of Success in Literature

George Henry Lewes - 1901 - 212 pages
...is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought and felt all the time, and we shall be...to take with shame our own opinion from another." Accepting the opinions of another and the tastes of another is very different from agreement in opinion...
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Composition-literature

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - 1902 - 389 pages
...is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our opinion from another." The same idea is thus expressed by the English novelist, David Christie Murray...
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Essays: First and Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 613 pages
...is on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought and felt all the time, and we shall be...education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is igno, ranee ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion...
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The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Phineas Garrett - 1905
...and disgrace follow. Cliapman. Time's current may wear wrinkles in the face, but not reach the heart. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation ia suicide ; that he must take himself for better or for worse, as his portion; thal, though the wide...
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Public Speaking: A Treatise on Delivery : with Selections for Declaiming

Edwin Du Bois Shurter - 1903 - 268 pages
...come. — LONGFELLOW. (6) There is a time in every man's experience when he arrives at the conclusion that envy is ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself, for better or for worse, as his portion ; that, though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing...
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Industrial Work for Public Schools

Martha Adelaide Holton, Alice F. Rollins - 1904 - 134 pages
...many a time ; For I'm facing God's bright sunlight, And the shadow lies behind. — Annie Marie Bliss. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; and though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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