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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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Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], grouped ..., Volume 1

James Lee (M.A.) - 1867
...think they know what is your duty better than you know it yourself. It is easy to live in the world 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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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - 1869 - 396 pages
...used in descriptive or argumentative passages, generally requires a short pause after it; as, " It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion...crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." — Emerson. In passionate passages, no pause is required after the disjunctive; as, "It...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...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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King's college lectures on elocution

Charles John Plumptre - 1870 - 200 pages
...should be used on the positive or absolute member, and the rising on the negative or relative. " 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." Rule XX. — All sentences that are ironical in character should have...
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A Manual of Elocution: Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice. With ...

M. S. Mitchell - 1871 - 384 pages
...when used in descriptive or argumentative passages, generally requires a short pause after it; as, "It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion;...solitude to live after our own ; but . . . the great i;11iii is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude."...
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Arthur's Home Magazine, Volumes 37-38

1871
...alas — " Of all sad words of tongue or pea, The saddest are these : • It might hare been.' " IT is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; lint the great man is he who in the raidxt of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

1873
...and while we are busily watching at one door, he comes in at another. Сохаштвяск. — 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 a crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence...
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Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends

Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends (1853-1940) - 1873
...£l«ani of light which Hashes i his mind from within, more than lustre of the lirmanieiit of baidsand It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to li\ . alter our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst ot the crowd keeps wit. perfect sweetness...
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The new handbook of illustration; or, Treasury of themes, meditations [&c ...

E S. P - 1874
...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 look after your own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...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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