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" Yet see what strong intellects dare not yet hear God himself, unless he speak the phraseology of I know not what David, or Jeremiah, or Paul. We shall not always set so great a price on a few texts, on a few lives. "
The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation - Page 60
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
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College Life

Maurice Garland Fulton - 1914 - 524 pages
...the future. He cannot be happy and strong until he too lives with nature in the present, above time. This should be plain enough. Yet see what strong intellects...like children who repeat by rote the sentences of grandames and tutors, and, as they grow older, of the men of talents and character they chance to see,...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - 1915 - 635 pages
...'the future. He cannot be happy and strong until he too lives with nature in the present, above time. This should be plain enough. Yet see what strong intellects...like children who repeat by rote the sentences of grandames and tutors, and, as they grow older, of the men and talents and character they chance to...
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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...future. He 10 cannot be happy and strong until he too lives with nature in the present, above time. This should be plain enough. Yet see what strong intellects...phraseology of I know not what David, or Jeremiah, 15 or Paul. We shall not always set so great a price on a few texts, on a few lines. We are like children...
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Essays for College English

James Cloyd Bowman - 1918 - 474 pages
...the future. He cannot be happy and strong until he too lives with nature in the present, above time. This should be plain enough. Yet see what strong intellects...like children who repeat by rote the sentences of grandames and tutors, and, as they grow older, of the men of talents and character they chance to see,...
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Readings from Great Authors

John Haynes Holmes, Harvey Dee Brown, Helen Edmunds Redding, Theodora Goldsmith - 1918 - 94 pages
...worship of the past? The centuries are conspirators against the sanctity and authority of the soul. We shall not always set so great a price on a few texts or a few lives. The soul degrades the past; it turns riches to poverty, all reputation to a shame....
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - 1921 - 373 pages
...the future. He cannot be happy and strong until he too lives with nature in the present, above time. This should be plain enough. Yet see what strong intellects...like children who repeat by rote the sentences of grandames and tutors, and, as they grow older, of the men of talents and character they chance to see,...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...the future. He cannot be happy and strong until he too lives with nature in the present, above time. This should be plain enough. Yet see what strong intellects...like children who repeat by rote the sentences of grandames and tutors, and, as they grow older, of the men of talents and character they chance to see,...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...nature in the present, above time. This should be plain enough. Yet see what strong in-fcS tellects dare not yet hear God himself, unless he speak the...like children who repeat by rote the sentences of grandames and tutors, and, as they grow older, of the men of talents and character they chance to see,...
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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
...the future. He cannot be happy and strong until he too lives with nature in the present, above time. This should be plain enough. Yet see what strong intellects...like children who repeat by rote the sentences of grandames and tutors, and, as they grow older, of the men of talents and character they chance to see,...
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The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - 1971 - 424 pages
...the future. He cannot be happy and strong until he too lives with nature in the present, above time. This should be plain enough. Yet see what strong intellects...like children who repeat by rote the sentences of grandames and tutors, and, as they grow older, of the men of talents and character they chance to see,...
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