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" Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. Society is a joint-stock company, in which the members agree, for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater.... "
Essays: First Series - Page 46
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
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Essays, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888
...in which the members agree, for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in most request ia conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs....
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1891 - 1158 pages
...relations, a knot of roots, whose flower and frnitage is the world. ihid. The virtne in most reqnest is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, hat names and cnstoms. Sclf-Eeliance. A foolish consistency is the hohgohlin of little minds, adored...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
...in which the members agree, for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in...names and customs. Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.4 He who would gather immortal palms5 must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but...
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Maturin Murray Ballou - 1894 - 579 pages
...in which the members agree, for the better security of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in...request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion . — Emerson . We are all a kind of chameleons, taking our hue, the hue of our moral character, from...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1895 - 322 pages
...company in which the members agree for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in...but names and customs. Whoso would be a man must be ajionconform-r ist. He who would gather Immortal palmsTmust not be hindered by the name of goodness,...
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Literary Interpretations, Or, A Guide to the Teaching and Reading of ...

1896 - 204 pages
...in which the members agree, for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in...creators, but names and customs. Whoso would be a man, would be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness,...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 pages
...Horace. Bk. I. Ode XXIX. L. 87. The only reward of virtue is virtue. j. EMEBSON— Essays. Friendship. y thy poverty, and not thy will. /. Romeo and Juliet....rawbone cheekes, through penurie and pine. Were shronke *. EMERSON — Essays. First Series. Self-Reliance. Shall ignorance of good and ill Dare to direct...
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Mind, Volume 5

1900
...should be carefully weighed; and in this pursuit it is well to bear in mind the words of Emerson : "He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered...of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness." The words of Francis Parker may be judged the key-note of the test: "That religion, philosophy, or...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - 1897 - 510 pages
...Must needs keep ever at his side The tonic of a wholesome pride." AH CLOUGII. The Higher Courage. " He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore it if it be goodness." EMERSON. Self-Reliance. " He who would make a pun, would pick a pocket." DR....
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1898 - 120 pages
...in which the members agree, for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in...not realities and creators, but names and customs. 7. Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered...
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