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" What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch, a pencil and a bill of exchange in his pocket, and the naked New Zealander, whose property is a club, a spear, a mat and an undivided twentieth of a shed to sleep... "
Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series - Page 83
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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The Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the wellclad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...exchange in his pocket, and the naked New Zealander, 45 whose property is a club, a spear, a mat, and an undivided twentieth of a shed to sleep under. But...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...the well-clad, reading, writing, think20 ing American, with a watch, a pencil and a bill of exchange3 in his pocket, and the naked New Zealander, whose...the health of the two men and you shall see that the 25 white man has lost his aboriginal strength. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 56

1907
...tread-mill. For everything that is given something is taken. What a contrast between the wellclad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...and a bill of exchange in his pocket and the naked Xew Zealander, whose property is a club, a spear, a mat and an undivided twentieth of a shed to sleep...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...compare the health of the two men and you shall see that his aboriginal strength, the white man has lost. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...compare the health of the two men and you shall see that his aboriginal strength, the white man has lost. If the traveller tell us truly, strike the savage...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, 25 with a watch, a pencil and a bill of exchange in his...that the white man has lost his aboriginal strength. 30 If the traveler tell us truly, strike the savage with a broad ax, and in a day or two the flesh...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...taken. Society acquires new arts, and loses 10 old instincts. What* a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...to sleep under! But compare the health of the two is men, and you shall see that the white man has lost his aboriginal strength. If the traveler tell...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - 1915 - 635 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts, and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...white man has lost his aboriginal strength. If the traveler tell us truly, strike the savage with a broad ax, and in a day or two the flesh shall unite...
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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...Zealander, whose property 'is a club, a spear, a mat and 10 an undivided twentieth of a shed to sleep under. But compare the health of the two men and you shall...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts, and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...in his pocket, and the naked New Zealander, whose poverty is a club, a spear, a mat, and an undivided twentieth of a shed to sleep under! But compare...
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