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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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The Political Writings

John Dewey - 1993 - 248 pages
...said that "society is everywhere in conspiracy against its members" also said, and in the same essay, "accept the place the divine providence has found...of your contemporaries, the connection of events." Now, when events are taken in disconnection and considered apart from the interactions due to the selecting...
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Prentice Hall Literature: The American Experience

1994 - 1211 pages
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Cohesion and Dissent in America

Carol Colatrella, Joseph Alkana - 1994 - 252 pages
...'thus I willed it,'" Emerson's self-reliance is a mode of self-trust that calls upon the individual to "accept the place the divine providence has found...of your contemporaries, the connection of events." Where Nietzsche speaks in the far-future tense, addressing unknown, future friends, rare free spirits...
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Daily Strength for Daily Needs

Mary Wilder Tileston - 1994 - 384 pages
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Anglo-American Antiphony: The Late Romanticism of Tennyson and Emerson

Richard E. Brantley - 1994 - 352 pages
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Perspective Transformations of Dairy Graziers in Wisconsin

Paul Dietmann - 1995 - 460 pages
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Playing the Game: A Novel

Alan Lelchuk - 1995 - 361 pages
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Independence Day

Richard Ford - 1995 - 451 pages
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Baudelaire: Individualism, Dandyism and the Philosophy of History

Bernard Howells - 1996 - 207 pages
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The Six Steps in Mental Mastery

Henry H. Brown - 1996 - 105 pages
...yesterdays are the blocks with which we build, says the poet again. We cannot choose the material. Accept the place the Divine Providence has found for you. The society of your contemporaries and the connection o{ events, says Emerson in that, to me, epochal paragraph. I pass it on to you....
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