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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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A Shorter Course in English Grammar and Composition

William Harvey Wells - 1880 - 189 pages
...7. " No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting." — Lady MW Montague. 8. "The great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." — Emerson. Point out the nouns in the foregoing sentences. Which are proper ? Which common...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 764 pages
...because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It 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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Beeton's Complete orator, including the art of public speaking, and British ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1881 - 288 pages
...used on the positive or absolute member, and the rising, on the negative or relative. Example — " 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." Emphatic circumflex inflections are also employed in irony, rind in...
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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - 1882 - 472 pages
...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...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
...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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Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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. - x The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to you is that it scatters...
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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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Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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 great_man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude....
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The voice of wisdom, a treasury of moral truths from the best authors ...

Voice, J. E. - 1883 - 167 pages
...good or bad,honie influences will,as a rule, fan them into activity. Character, independence of. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live alter our own. But the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the...
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Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
...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 thr.t have become dead to you is that it scatters your...
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