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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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Texas Review, Volume 7

1922
..."Strive, and hold cheap the strain; Learn, nor account the pang; dare, never grudge the throe!" "Except the place the divine providence has found for you,...of your contemporaries, the connection of events," says Emerson. "Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their...
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Americans

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1922 - 336 pages
...cried in one fashion or another: "Trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string. Acccept the place the divine Providence has 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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Better Speech: A Textbook of Speech Training for Secondary Schools

Charles Henry Woolbert, Andrew Thomas Weaver - 1922 - 406 pages
...the world in which you live and which has given you life and being? Attend to Emerson when he says, "Trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the ^vine Providence has found for you; the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Great...
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Century Readings for a Course in American Literature

Fred Lewis Pattee - 1922 - 1012 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...invention, no hope. Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to you. But the man is as it were clapped that iron string. Accept the place the into jail by his consciousness....
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My Little Book of Emerson: Being an Introd. to Emerson and a Breviary of His ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1924 - 141 pages
...squirrel-track, and ran up a tree. So does culture with us; it ends in a head-ache. β€” EXPERIENCE 1 rust thyself. Every heart vibrates to that iron string....found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connexion of events. + β€” SELF-RELIANCE As to what we call the masses and common men β€” there are...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 pages
...heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.l It is a deliverance which does not deliver. In the...genius deserts him; no muse befriends; no invention, nohope. ^. Ujust thyselfj every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence...
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Practical Public Speaking

Bertrand Lyon - 1925 - 436 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. CHAPTER H THE BUGABOO OF STAGE FEIGHT " The thing that I feared hath come upon me." β€”THE BIBLE. THE...
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Emerson's Essays and Poems: Selected and Edited with an Introd

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1926 - 376 pages
...when he has put his heart into his work and done Ids best ; but what he has said or done otherwise, shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance which...heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place me qivine providence has found for you, thf?"Hft(^pt,v OT your contemporaries, the connection of events....
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The Puritan Origins of the American Self

Sacvan Bercovitch - 1975 - 250 pages
...thunder into Chatham's voice, and dignity into Washington's port, and America into Adam's eye. . . . Accept the place the divine providence has found for...of your contemporaries, the connection of events, . . . transcendent destiny; and . . . [become] guides, redeemers, and benefactors, obeying the Almighty...
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The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - 1971 - 424 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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