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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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An English Grammar: For Use in High and Normal Schools and in Colleges

Alma Blount, Clark Sutherland Northup - 1914 - 375 pages
...into the room, I think I will study how to make humanity beautiful to you." — EMERSON, Behavior. 11. 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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Psychology of the Spoken Word

Delbert Moyer Staley - 1914 - 370 pages
...the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above; For love is heaven, and heaven is love. Scott. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...is suicide; that he must take himself, for better or for worse, as his portion; that, though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing...
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College Life

Maurice Garland Fulton - 1914 - 524 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...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn...
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College Life, Its Conditions and Problems: A Selection of Essays for Use in ...

Maurice Garland Fulton - 1914 - 524 pages
...all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a tune in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn...
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English Grammar

Steadman Vincent Sanford, Peter Franklin Brown - 1914 - 332 pages
...Exercise The following sentences are selected from Emerson's Self Reliance. Parse the conjunctions : 1. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conclusion that envy is ignorance. 2. The eye is placed where one ray should fall, that it might testify...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - 1915 - 635 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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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Oscar W. Firkins - 1915 - 379 pages
..."Imitation is suicide," and see how deftly it is wrought into the solid fabric of a sentence such as this : "There is a time in every man's education when he...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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Ross's Business English

John Walter Ross - 1915 - 271 pages
...interest from his work and discount his chances for success do you want me to work for you 2. Emerson says there is a time in every man's education when he arrives...imitation is suicide that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion that though the wide. universe is full of good no kernel of nourishing...
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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he ar15 rives at 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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From Emerson to King: Democracy, Race, and the Politics of Protest

Anita Haya Patterson - 1997 - 272 pages
...origin of self-possessed subjectivity, the moment when every man must take himself as his portion: "There is a time in every man's education when he...arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance: that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion: that though the wide universe is full of...
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