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" The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say aught to conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. "
Complete Works - Page 50
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 333 pages
...voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say aughf to conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the...
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The Lover's Seat: Kathemérina; Or, Common Things in Relation to Beauty ...

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1856
...feelings, and, at least, equally generous." "The nonchalance of boys," as another great author says, " who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much...healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse ; independent, irrespon»ible, looking out from his corner...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, ~ne will Know how""t<rmak~e us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys...healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...human nature. A boy is in the parlor what the pit is \n the playhouse ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such people and facts...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...much as a lord to do or say aught to conciliate one, a the healthy attitude of hum •atvre. A boy is in the parlor what the pit is in the playhouse ; ^mdejKttdent,...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...as much as a lord to do or say aught to conciliate oue, is the healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlor what the pit is in the playhouse...
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Old Words and Modern Meanings: Being a Collection of Examples from Ancient ...

Thomas Whitcombe Greene - 1876 - 314 pages
...certain enemy to felicity, making life unpleasant and death troublesome and intolerable. — FULLER. The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner and would disdain, as much as a lord, to do anything to conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is, in the parlour, what...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who arc sure of a dinner, and would disdaiu as much as a lord to do or say aught to conciliate one, is...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold then, he will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary.1 The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord...
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The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the pit is in the playhouse ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner...
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