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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... "
Complete Works - Page 83
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 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,...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...
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...is taken. Society acquires new arts, and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, t is the power of Nature running without impediment...brain and will into the hands. Men and women are hi New-Zealander, whose property is a club, a spear, a mat, and an undivided twentieth of a shed to sleep...
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Out-door Papers

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - 1886 - 370 pages
...It recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other. .... What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch, a pencil, and a bill of exchange in bis pocket, and the naked New-Zealander, whose property is a club, a spear, a mat, and the undivided...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 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,...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 with...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 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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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1894 - 322 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,...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 with...
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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...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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Literary Interpretations, Or, A Guide to the Teaching and Reading of ...

1896 - 204 pages
...kind of a watch he has, but rhetorically there is a vast difference. He speaks of " the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch, a pencil, and a bill of exchange in his pocket." It would have been just as true to the thought to have said the civilized man, but there would have...
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American Prose

George Rice Carpenter - 1898 - 465 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,...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 with...
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american prose

george rice carpenter - 1898
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...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 with...
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