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" Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. "
Essays: First Series - Page 44
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
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Self-reliance: The Wisdom of Ralph Waldo Emerson as Inspiration for Daily Living

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1991 - 207 pages
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The Master

Bryan MacMahon - 1992 - 187 pages
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Self-reliance, and Other Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1993 - 117 pages
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The American Intellectual Tradition: 1630-1865

David A. Hollinger, Charles Capper - 1993 - 467 pages
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: A Collection of Critical Essays

Lawrence Buell - 1993 - 218 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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The Art of Persuasion: A National Review Rhetoric for Writers

Linda Bridges, William F. Rickenbacker - 1993 - 134 pages
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New Essays on Rabbit Run

Stanley Trachtenberg, Emory Elliot - 1993 - 120 pages
...that individual nonconformity can be given direction and purpose because selfreliance is God-reliance: Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the Eternal was stirring at their heart, working...
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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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