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" I will write it, — that there is one topic peremptorily forbidden to all well-bred, to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunderstroke, I... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 341
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
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Emerson, Poet and Thinker

Elisabeth Luther Cary - 1904 - 284 pages
...invalidism, possibly more popular fifty years ago than now, he raises his voice in lusty expostulation : "There is one topic peremptorily forbidden to all...to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunder-stroke,...
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Companions of the Way: Being Selections for Morning and Evening Reading

1908 - 745 pages
...TEAN And draw the souls that breathe by Him. INGELOW 683 Morning Let your speech be alway with grace. is one topic peremptorily forbidden to all well-bred,...to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunder-stroke,...
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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ... Fireside Edition, Volume 6

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909
...Every hour will show a duty as paramount as that of my whim just now, and yet I will write it, — that there is one topic peremptorily forbidden to...to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunderstroke,...
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English Prose: A Series of Related Essays for the Discussion and Practice of ...

Frederick William Roe, George Roy Elliott - 1913 - 487 pages
...Every hour will show a duty as paramount as that of my whim just now; and yet I will write it, — that there is one topic peremptorily forbidden to...to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, or sciatica, or 15 leprosy, or...
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An English Grammar: For Use in High and Normal Schools and in Colleges

Alma Blount, Clark Sutherland Northup - 1914 - 375 pages
...Every hour will show a duty as paramount as that of my whim just now; and yet I will write it, — that there is one topic peremptorily forbidden to...to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunderstroke,...
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American Prose (1607-1865)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1916 - 737 pages
...Every hour will show a duty as paramount as that of my whim just now; and yet I will write it, — that there is one topic peremptorily forbidden to...to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunder-stroke,...
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Morning Thoughts to Cheer the Day

1916
...behold Who nothing hurtful say. Adapted from Frederic Rowland Marvin's translation from the Persian THERE is one topic peremptorily forbidden to all well-bred,...to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunder...
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Information for the tuberculous

Frederick William Wittich - 1918 - 150 pages
...1918, BY CV MOSBY COMPANY Press of CV Mosby Company St. Louis w ?* TO MY WIFE JEAN WETTERAU WITTICH There is one topic peremptorily forbidden to all well-bred,...all rational mortals — namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunderstroke,...
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The Works of Lord Morley, Volume 6

John Morley - 1921
...known in his household that he could not bear to hear of ailments. " There is one topic," he writes, " peremptorily forbidden to all well-bred, to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, sciatica, or leprosy, or thunder-stroke,...
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The Conduct of Life

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2003 - 455 pages
...Every hour will show a duty as paramount as that of my whim just now; and yet I will write it, — that there is one topic peremptorily forbidden to...to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, of if you have headach, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunderstroke,...
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