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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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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 2

C. Gough - 1853
...each obeys his nature's high behest, The close pent thinker and the busy actor. TRUE GREATNESS. IT is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion...keeps, with perfect sweetness, the independence of his character. A MAN without knowledge walks in darkness. THE height of politeness is passing round...
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The Wheat-sheaf, a Suggestive Reader: Containing Germs of Pure and Noble ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - 1853 - 396 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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The Wheat-sheaf

1857 - 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...But the great man, is he, who in the midst of the «rowd, keeps, with perfect sweetness, the independence of his character. EMERSON. IN every species...
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The National Magazine, Volume 12

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1858
...It is easy in the world to Uve after the world's opinion; ft Is easy In solitude to live after your own; but the great man Is he who, In the midst of...keeps, with perfect sweetness, the independence of solitude. TRUE POLITENESS Is a Christian grace. It is obedience to the injunction of the apostle :...
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The National Magazine, Volume 12

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1858
...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 ; It is easy in soHtnde to live after your own ; but the great man is he who. In the midst of the crowd, keeps, with...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 31

1862
...his pupils as they write. THE VOICE OP SOLITUDE HEARD IN SOCIETY. — RW Emerson says and truly, "It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion...keeps with perfect sweetness the independence 'of solitude." Greatness is the effect of resolutely carrying out in society, the calm and solemn counsels...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...the world to live after the world's i opinion ; it is easy in solitude to look after I your own ; bat the great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. Етеггок. ACTIONS— Justice in. It is vain to expect any advantage from our profession...
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Philosophy as absolute science, founded in the universal laws of being, by E ...

Ephraim Langdon Frothingham - 1864
...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 ; it is easy in solitude to live after your own : but the great man is he, who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the...
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Diamond Dust

Eliza Cook - 1865 - 192 pages
...the greater part of the world might subscribe it, without deviating from the strictest veracity. IT is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion...great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps the independence of solitude. THERE are men who, by long consulting only their own inclination, have...
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The North British Review, Volume 47

1867
...select a few characteristic examples. ' Other men are lenses through which we read our own minds.' ' The great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd,...keeps, with perfect sweetness, the independence of solitude.' ' We grant that human life is mean, but how did we find out that it was mean ? What is the...
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