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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. "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold then, he will know how to make us seniors...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society ; independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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Studies in Several Literatures

Harry Thurston Peck - 1909 - 296 pages
...guides, redeemers and benefactors, obeying the Almighty effort, and advancing on Chaos and the Dark. The nonchalance of boys, who are sure of a dinner...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. We are wiser than we know. If we will not interfere with our thought, but will act entirely, or see...
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How to Study and Teaching how to Study

F. M. McMurry - 1909 - 324 pages
...and made it enviable and gracious and its claims not to be put by, if it will stand by itself. . . . The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner and...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. " l But are such unconquered, unconciliatory minds desirable where social cooperation is a necessity,...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 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. 25 5. The nonchalance0 of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...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. 20 The nonchalance5 of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or...
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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
...how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold then, he will know how to make us seniors very 25 unnecessary. The nonchalance of boys who are sure...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society ! — independent, irresponsible, 30 looking out from his corner...
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College Life

Maurice Garland Fulton - 1914 - 524 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold then, he will know how to make us seniors...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society! — independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on...
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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows 5how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold then, he will know how to make us seniors...would disdain as much as a lord to do or say aught to 10 conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society; independent,...
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Essays for College English

James Cloyd Bowman - 1918 - 474 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society! — independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...rolls out these words like bell-strokes. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful or bold, then, he will know how to make us seniors...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. How is a boy the master of society! Independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner on such...
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