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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
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Intimate Practices: Literacy and Cultural Work in U.S. Women's Clubs, 1880-1920

Anne Ruggles Gere - 1997 - 367 pages
...of a white middle-class group that had been reading Emerson. "Objection was raised to the statement 'There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide.' Other truths came up for discussion and were thrown in new lights."61 On...
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Emerson and the Climates of History

Eduardo Cadava - 1997 - 256 pages
...self-reliance. "There is a time in every man's education," he writes in his essay "Self-Reliance," "when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide" (W, 2: 46). As Porter suggests, we should not be surprised that he shows "little patience with the...
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God in Concord: Ralph Waldo Emerson's Awakening to the Infinite

Richard G. Geldard - 1999 - 191 pages
...reading. An example of such a slide might be facing the difficulty of the following from "Self-Reliance": 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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美国文学学习指南

李翠亭, 李正栓 - 1998 - 251 pages
...yourself at least five reasons that the author gives ? 52* for going to live in the woods Passage 9 There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide t that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion... Trust thy self; every heart vibrates...
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The Good Life

Charles B. Guignon - 1999 - 325 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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The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature

Laurie E. Rozakis - 1999 - 468 pages
...New England; writers began to adopt Emerson's ideas. Let's look at these two works now. Self-Reliance "There is a time in every man's education when he...that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide." —from "Self-Reliance" This essay further elaborates on the familiar Emersonian thesis— Trust thyself...
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Socratic Seminars in the Block

Wanda H. Ball, Pam Brewer - 2000 - 161 pages
...effective presentation of your attitudes and aspirations for life. MODEL LESSON 4: "SELF-RELIANCE" 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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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 656 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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Emerson, Thoreau, and the Role of the Cultural Critic

Sam McGuire Worley - 2001 - 174 pages
...you discover is yours."35 It is in such a spirit that we should understand Emerson's injunction that [t]here 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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Engaging Grace: How to Use the Power of Co-Creation in Daily Life

Mary E. Schroeder - 2002 - 160 pages
...When people need us to say or do something, if we don't, we can kill by our inaction or our silence." 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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