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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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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

1875
...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...crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. FORTITUDE. — When we read we fancy we could be martyrs; when we come to act wo cannot boar...
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De La Salle Monthly: A Catholic Magazine, Volume 9

1873
...were at work that were destined sooner or later to turn the current of her fate. <fo be continued.) 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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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...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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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...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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Maxims of the Wise and Good

Maxims - 1876 - 304 pages
...the greatest difficulties delightful. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own. But...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of his character. — Emerson. All ceremonies are in themselves very silly things, but yet a man should...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 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 ; 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 independence...
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Essays: First series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 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 ; it is easy in solitnde to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect...
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Not a Day Without a Line: Original and Selected Lines, in Prose and Poetry ...

Mrs. G. H. Taylor - 1877
...It is easy in solitude to live above 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...crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of Solitude. Eraerson. Shallow men believe in luck, strong men in cause and effect. When bad men combine,...
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The Journal of speculative philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris ..., Volume 13

1879
...may be its singularity. We seem almost to hear the echo of words like unto these of Emerson : " It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion...keeps, with perfect sweetness, the independence of solitude." We have seen how the first physical speculations, the utter reliance on sensation, had been...
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The Contributor: Representing the Young Men's and Young Ladies ..., Volume 5

1884
...il, so the way is made open to one who rushes zealously toward some object lying beyond the crowd. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion;...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of his character. — Emerson. QUEBEC AND MARITIME PROVINCES. FROM Montreal to Quebec is a journey of...
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