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" There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel... "
Christian Examiner - Page 342
1844
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Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson: With Annotations, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 10 pages
...1830. When a man has got to a certain point in his career of truth he becomes conscious forevermore that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that what he can get out of his plot of ground by the sweat of his brow is his meat, and though the...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. 2. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imi10 tation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though...
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Vocal Expression: A Class-book of Voice Training and Interpretation

Katherine Jewell Everts - 1911 - 330 pages
...whom the universe has dedicated its whole pleasure for us." Analyze vocally the following paragraph: There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better for worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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Vocal Expression in Speech: A Treatise on the Fundamentals of Public ...

Henry Evarts Gordon - 1911 - 315 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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History of American Literature

Reuben Post Halleck - 1911 - 431 pages
...vigorous, and intended to reach the attention through the ear. For instance, he says in this essay : — " There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion." Before we have finished Self-Reliance, he has made us feel that, with the exercise of self-trust, new...
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The Wisdom of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Being Extracts from His Prose and Verse

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1911 - 163 pages
...mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world. Self Reliance. T HERE is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though "the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrive at s the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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The American Educational Review: A Monthly Review of the Progress ..., Volume 33

1912
...acquainted with the country through having liad the good luck sometimes to lose his way. — SMILES. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good a kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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English Journal, Volume 8

1919
...selections beginning: "What I must do is all that concerns me, and not what the people think," and "There is a time in every man's education when he...that envy is ignorance, that imitation is suicide." But the pupils were not allowed to stop with mere mechanical memorizing, but were asked to illustrate...
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English Prose: A Series of Related Essays for the Discussion and Practice of ...

Frederick William Roe, George Roy Elliott - 1913 - 487 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. S There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better for worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through...
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