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" A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise, shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance which does not deliver. In the attempt his genius deserts him; no muse befriends;... "
Twelve Essays - Page 40
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 pages
...gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best, but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance which...thyself : every heart vibrates to that iron string." ii, 49. 9. " Welcome evermore to gods and men is the self-helping man. For him all doors are Hung wide...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1897 - 348 pages
...what 25 a saint has felt, he may feel ; what at any time has befallen any man, he can understand." '' Trust thyself ! every heart vibrates to that iron...found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connexion of 30 events. Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius...
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Essays on Burns

Thomas Carlyle - 1897 - 139 pages
...Matthew Arnold, in his noble tribute, calls 'the friend and aider of him who would live in the Spirit.' ' Trust thyself ! Every heart vibrates to that iron...the place the Divine Providence has found for you. Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age ; betraying...
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Essay on Burns

[Thomas] Carlyle - 1897
...Arnold, in his noble tribute, calls ' the friend and aider of him who would live in the Spirit.' ' Trust thyself ! Every heart vibrates to that iron...the place the Divine Providence has found for you. Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age ; betraying...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1898 - 120 pages
...when he has put his heart into his work and done his best ; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance which...deserts him; no muse befriends; no invention, no hope. 3. Trust thyself : every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine Providence...
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Don't-worry Nuggets: Epictetus, Ralph Waldo Emerson, George Eliot, Robert ...

1899 - 118 pages
...and done his best ; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace. Trust thyself. Accept the place the divine providence has found for...of your contemporaries, the connection of events. No law can be sacred to me but that of my own nature. I do not wish to expiate, but to live. My life...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...when' he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance which...hope. Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that \i iron string. Accept the place the divine ' providence has found for you, the society > of your contemporaries,...
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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - 1901 - 376 pages
...done his best ; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance 45 which . does not deliver. In the attempt his genius...string. Accept the place the divine providence has so found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Great men have always...
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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
...when he has put his; -heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise, shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance which...found for you; the society of your contemporaries, the connexion of events. Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike to the genius...
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Every Day with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 99 pages
...hour that now is in the earnest experience of the common day: The Over-Sfful (Ortiilirr thirto TPRUST thyself, every heart vibrates to that iron string....of your contemporaries, the connection of events. ffirtottrr tljirtmt HP HE exclusive in fashionable life does not see that he excludes himself from...
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