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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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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 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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Modernist Montage: The Obscurity of Vision in Cinema and Literature

P. Adams Sitney - 1990 - 250 pages
...rose is a hyperbole of the immunity from history the self-reliant man must develop. Emerson continues: This should be plain enough. Yet see what strong intellects...he speak the phraseology of I know not what David, Jeremiah, or Paul ... If we live truly, we shall see truly.14 His argument contends with the influence...
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Theory Now and Then

Joseph Hillis Miller, Uci Distinguished Professor Emeritus J Hillis Miller - 1991 - 405 pages
...and knowledge of God beyond the cosmos" (Agon, 4). Bloom cites the Emerson of Self-Reliance on this: Yet see what strong intellects dare not yet hear God...set so great a price on a few texts, on a few lives. . . . When we have new perception, we shall gladly disburden the memory of its hoarded treasures as...
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The Good Life

Charles B. Guignon - 1999 - 325 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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Religions and Cultures: First International Conference of Mediterraneum

Mediterraneum (Consortium). International Conference - 2002 - 193 pages
...the apostles say this; but what canst thou say?" The third is by Ralph Waldo Emerson (Self-Reliance}: "See what strong intellects dare not yet hear God himself unless he speaks the phraseology of I know not what David, or Jeremiah, or Paul". The fourth is from Marcel Proust:...
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Essays Series 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 252 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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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 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...phraseology of I know not what David, or Jeremiah, 01 Paul. We shall not always set so great a price on a few texts, on a few lives. We are like children...
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Motivational Classics, Volume 1

Tom Walsh - 2007 - 200 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,--painfully...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - 2008 - 237 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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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays for First-year Students Selected by the ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1923 - 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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