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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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Nietzsche's Postmoralism: Essays on Nietzsche's Prelude to Philosophy's Future

Richard Schacht - 2001 - 264 pages
...Nietzsche [Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979], p. 116). 77. Emerson: "Whoso would be a man . . . must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness" (Essays and Lectures, p. 261). 78. Beyond Good and Evil, trans. Walter Kaufmann (New York: Vintage,...
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Power Plays: Shakespeare's Lessons in Leadership and Management

John O. Whitney, Tina Packer - 2002 - 320 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...request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. I still agree with many of Emerson's stirring aphorisms about self-reliance, but I don't agree that...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Grammar and Style

Laurie Rozakis - 2003 - 404 pages
...learned from the preceding chart. Here's some elevated diction from philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He...of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness." Note the difficult words (Whoso, nonconformist, hindered), long sentences, formal tone, and complex...
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Authority and Reform: Religious and Educational Discourses in Nineteenth ...

Mark G. Vásquez - 2003 - 393 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...request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion" (CW 2:29). Emerson, in short, did not want to sell out — he did not want to mortgage his individuality,...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creative Writing

Laurie Rozakis - 2004 - 358 pages
...situations. * Elevated diction. Here's some elevated diction from philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He...of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness." * Vernacular. Here's some plain speaking from Mark Twain: "I do wonder what in the nation Words to...
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Essays Series 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 252 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. Who so would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered...
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Thoreau's Living Ethics: Walden and the Pursuit of Virtue

Philip Cafaro - 2010 - 288 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 most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion."4 At Walden Pond, Thoreau attempted to find his own voice and to live up to it. Solitude...
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The American Classics: A Personal Essay

Denis Donoghue - 2008 - 304 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...request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. 43 Emerson and "The American Scholar" It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.31...
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Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation, and Writing in the Making of ...

Jennifer J. Baker - 2005 - 218 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...request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion." Emerson describes a Lockean social compact but emphasizes the price of conformity over the profit of...
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Thoreau's Living Ethics: Walden and the Pursuit of Virtue

Philip Cafaro - 2006 - 272 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 most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion."4 At Walden Pond, Thoreau attempted to find his own voice and to live up to it. Solitude...
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