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" A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of your sick or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe it. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.... "
Essays - Page 81
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other quite external event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe it. It can never be so. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph...
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - 1921 - 373 pages
...your sick or the return of your absent friend, or some other quite external event raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe it. It can never be so. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph...
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The Last Harvest

John Burroughs - 1922 - 294 pages
...gazed. The eye is freed at such times, like a caged bird, and darts far and near without hindrance. "The wings of time are black and white, Pied with morning and with night." Thus do we objectify that which has no objective existence, but is purely a subjective experience....
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays for First-year Students Selected by the ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1923 - 428 pages
...your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do...can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. FRIENDSHIP 1 RALPH WALDO EMERSON WE have a great deal more kindness than is ever spoken. Barring all...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 pages
...your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do...can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. FRIENDSHIP » RALPH WALDO EMERSON WE have a great deal more kindness than is ever spoken. Barring all...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 pages
...return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event raises your spirits, and you think jjQod days are preparing for you. Do not believe it. ^Nothing...bring you peace but the triumph of principles/''? FRIENDSHIP l RALPH WALDO EMERSON WE have a great deal more kindness than is ever spoken. /Barring all...
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The Dynamic Power of the Inner Mind: An Outline of Practical Psychology

Brian Brown - 1924 - 316 pages
...fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings. -"Julius Caesar." "Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principle." — EMERSON. "If a word spoken in its time is worth one piece of money, silence in its...
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One Life at a Time, Please

Edward Abbey - 1988 - 225 pages
...highest point of view. All men plume themselves on the improvement of society, and no man improves. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. From Society and Solitude: If you would learn to write, 'tis in the street you must learn it. ... The...
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Light From Many Lamps

Lillian Watson - 1988 - 352 pages
...he would conclude the lecture— with two sentences he had written in his "thought-book" days ago: Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. By midmorning Ralph Waldo Emerson had completed his lecture on "Self-Reliance." It was a rousing summons...
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Sinclair Ross's As for Me and My House: Five Decades of Criticism

David Stouck - 1991 - 238 pages
...Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself (893). The essay concludes with a final reminder that 'Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing...can bring you peace but the triumph of principles' (909). Even a cursory review of 'Self-Reliance' reveals it to be most relevant to Ross's novel. Such...
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