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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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Select Essays and Addresses, Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1922 - 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 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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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays for First-year Students Selected by the ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1923 - 428 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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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 7

1861
...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 [January, in his pocket, and the naked Ncw-Zealander, whose property is a club, a spear, a mat, and...
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Die Bewertung des technischen Fortschritts: eine systematische ..., Volume 1

Johan Hendrik Jacob van der Pot - 1985 - 721 pages
...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...the white man has lost his aboriginal strength... The civilised man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet. He is supported on crutches;...
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Die Bewertung des technischen Fortschritts: eine systematische ..., Volume 1

Johan Hendrik Jacob van der Pot - 1985 - 721 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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 7

1861
...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,...and a bill of exchange in his pocket, and the naked New-Zealander, whose property is a club, a spear, a mat, and the undivided twentieth part of a shed...
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The Cambridge Review, Volume 9

1888
...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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Boats Against the Current: American Culture Between Revolution and Modernity ...

Lewis Perry - 2002 - 352 pages
...its lurking opposite."25 He asserted, in some respects, the superiority of the life of the civilized American "with a watch, a pencil, and a bill of exchange in his pocket" to that of the primitive hunter of New Zealand.26 Yet Plato's philosophy and Plutarch's biographies...
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Making American Boys: Boyology and the Feral Tale

Kenneth B. Kidd - 2004 - 253 pages
..."between the well-clad, reading, writing, thinking American . . . and a naked New Zealander. . . . But compare the health of the two men, and you shall...white man has lost his aboriginal strength. If the traveler tells us truly, strike the savage with a broad axe, and in a day or two the flesh shall unite...
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