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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 of... "
An Emerson Calendar - Page 29
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 117 pages
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English Journal, Volume 8

1919
...selections beginning: "What I must do is all that concerns me, and not what the people think," and "There is a time in every man's education when he...that envy is ignorance, that imitation is suicide." But the pupils were not allowed to stop with mere mechanical memorizing, but were asked to illustrate...
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English Journal, Volume 8

1919
...selections beginning: "What I must do is all that concerns me, and not what the people think," and " There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...that envy is ignorance, that imitation is suicide." But the pupils were not allowed to stop with mere mechanical memorizing, but were asked to illustrate...
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The New Frontier: A Study of the American Liberal Spirit, Its Frontier ...

Guy Emerson - 1920 - 314 pages
...conviction that imitation is suicide; when he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; and know that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which it was given him to till." This does not mean that all individuals are equal in strength or ability....
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Public Speaking Today: A High School Manual

Frank Cummins Lockwood, Clarence De Witt Thorpe - 1921 - 264 pages
...to the minds and hearts of young people more eloquently than Emerson in his essay on SelfReliance. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn...
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Better Speech: A Textbook of Speech Training for Secondary Schools

Charles Henry Woolbert, Andrew Thomas Weaver - 1922 - 406 pages
...worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and the prophets. f. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till. sensible when you talk or read, lies in using plenty of VARIETY; variety of changes up...
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Rough-hewn

Dorothy Canfield Fisher - 1922 - 502 pages
...certain alienated majesty." "There is a time in every man's education when be arrives at the conviction that he must take himself for better, for worse, as...portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, on kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which...
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The Story of Our Literature: An Interpretation of the American Spirit

John Louis Haney - 1923 - 399 pages
...and deserve the most careful study. In the former we come across such stimulating thoughts as these: There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn...
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In the Day's Work, Volume 10

Daniel Berkeley Updike - 1924 - 69 pages
...pass. "There is a time in every man's education," says Emerson, "when he arrives at the conviclion that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which...
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The Life and Letters of John Burroughs, Volume 1

Clara Barrus - 1925 - 486 pages
...the hills, but the Future beckoned. 1 Now Arkville. CHAPTER III THE WRITER IN EMBRYO ) ^ 1854-1863 There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed upon that plot of ground which is given him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature,...
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William James: Writings 1902-1910 (LOA #38): The Varieties of Religious ...

William James - 1988 - 1379 pages
...conviction that imitation is suicide; when he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; and know that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which it was given him to till." The matchless eloquence with which Emerson proclaimed the sovereignty of...
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