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" If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty to detect the precise man you are.... "
Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 50
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
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Philosophy, Revision, Critique: Rereading Practices in Heidegger, Nietzsche ...

David Wittenberg - 2002 - 288 pages
...great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers,—under all these screens I have difficulty to detect the...you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself. (E, 263-64, my emphasis) Death and "scattered force" can be linked by Emerson because the logic of...
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Skepticism, Individuality, and Freedom: The Reluctant Liberalism of Richard ...

Bonnie Honig, David R. Mapel
...this, would be a more continuous authenticity. "But do your work," says Emerson in "Self-Reliance," "and I shall know you. Do your work and you shall reinforce yourself." 22 Also, "[d]o that which is assigned you, and you cannot hope too much or dare too much." 23 Thoreau...
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Essays Series 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 252 pages
...Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers. - under all these screens I have difficulty...blindman's-buff is this game of conformity. If I know your sect. I anticipate your argument. I hear a preacher announce for his text and topic the expediency of one...
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Carrying a Banner for Psychiatric Social Work: Essays, Perspectives, and ...

Maida Herman Solomon, Helen Z. Reinherz - 2004 - 132 pages
...you is that it scatters your force. It loses your time and blurs the impression of your character... But do your work, and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself... - Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self-Reliance," 1841 (in her early diaries, Maida Solomon mentions reading...
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 pages
...Society, vote with a great party either for the Government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers,— under all these screens I have difficulty...force is withdrawn from your proper life. But do your thing, and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself. A man must consider what...
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The Gift Of Education: How A Tuition Guarantee Program Changed The Lives Of ...

Norman A. Newberg - 2006 - 221 pages
...importance of taking responsibility for one's own situation and depending only on oneself for support. "But do your work, and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself" (Emerson 1865, 54). Not only does Emerson declare the importance of self-reliance, but criticizes social...
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A Year with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 231 pages
...church, join the bible society, vote with the Whig or Government party, spread your table like other housekeepers, under all these screens I have difficulty to detect the precise man you are. Do your thing & I shall know you. JULY* 'Twas one of the charmed days When the Genius of God doth flow,...
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Women and Experimental Filmmaking

Jean Petrolle, Virginia Wright Wexman - 2005 - 300 pages
...lily. 36. The phrase from paragraph 10 of Emerson's "Self- Reliance" is, of course, "But do your thing, and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself." Fîlmography The entries below include the following information about each film: Title, with another...
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American Cultures: Readings in Social and Cultural History

Al Smith - 2007 - 462 pages
...Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, - under all these screens I have difficulty...blindman's-buff is this game of conformity. If I know your sect, I anticipate your argument. I hear a preacher announce for his text and topic the expediency of one...
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American Cultures: Readings in Social and Cultural History

Al Smith - 2007 - 462 pages
...Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, - under all these screens I have difficulty...blindman's-buff is this game of conformity. If I know your sect, I anticipate your argument. I hear a preacher announce for his text and topic the expediency of one...
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