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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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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 4

David Josiah Brewer - 1900
...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 traveler tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - 1901 - 376 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,...pencil, and a bill of exchange in his pocket, and the 510 naked New Zealander, whose property is a club, a spear, a mat, and an undivided twentieth of a...
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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 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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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 4

David Josiah Brewer - 1902
...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 traveler tell us truly, strike the savage with...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American, with a watch,...traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with a broad-axe and in a day or two the flesh shall unite and heal as if you struck the blow into soft pitch,...
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Essays: First and Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 613 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,...traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with a broad-axe and in a day or two the flesh shall unite and heal as if you struck the blow into soft pitch,...
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A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - 1903 - 415 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 prop• erty is a club, a ' spear, a mat, and an undivided twentieth of a shed...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 324 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,...traveller tell us truly, strike the savage with a broad-axe and in a day or two the flesh shall unite and heal as if you struck the blow into soft pitch,...
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Starting points for speakers, preachers, writers, and other thinkers ...

John Horne - 1904
...arts and loses old instincts. . . . Compare the health of the well-clad, reading, thinking American and the naked New Zealander, whose property is a club,...and an undivided twentieth of a shed to sleep under ! . . . The civilised man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet. He has a fine Geneva...
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The Value of Simplicity

Mary Minerva Barrows - 1905 - 172 pages
...is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts. What a contrast between the wellclad, 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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