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" It is easy' in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. "
Select Essays and Poems - Page 35
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1898 - 120 pages
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world tolive after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to you, is, that it scatters...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...it. It is easy in the world tolive after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live afier our own; but the great man is he who in the midst...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to you, is, that it scatters...
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Eliza Cook's journal, Volume 2

...the greater part of the world might suhscrihe it, without deviating from the strictest veracity. IT is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; hut the great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to you is, that it scatters your...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to you is, that it scatters your...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 476 pages
...because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty belter than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion...crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. THE TRUE POET. — A poet is no rattlebrain, saying what comes uppermost, and, because he...
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The Soul's welfare, Volumes 1-3

1850
...do, and to be accused of ills with which they have nothing to do, neither in design nor execution IT is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion;...is he, who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps, with a perfect sweetness the independence of his character. A REFLECTION. — It should be remembered that...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850
...because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion...is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the groat man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude....
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The Baptist children's magazine (ed. by J.F. Winks).

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1836
...will your never dying, precious, immortal soul be ? — Read Matt. xvi. 26. Newport, IWA MIDLANE. IT is easy, in the world, to live after the world's opinion....is easy in solitude to live after our own. But the man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of his character....
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The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

1853 - 416 pages
...gathering twilight hour, Closes the outpouring chalice of the morn's expanded flower. HANNAH LLOYD. IT is easy, in the world, to live after the world's opinion...keeps, with perfect sweetness, the independence of his character. EMERSON. IN every species of writing, whether we consider style or sentiment, simplicity...
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