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" The young scholar fancies it happiness enough to live with people who can give an inside to the world ; without reflecting that they are prisoners, too, of their own thought, and cannot apply themselves to yours. The conditions of literary success are... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 4
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Lothrop Motley

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...persons whom he visited should be looked at in the light of the general remark which follows : — "The young scholar fancies it happiness enough to...destructive of the best social power, as they do not have that frolic liberty which only can encounter a companion on the best terms. It is probable you...
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Works, Volume 11

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...distinguished persons whom he visited should be looked at in the light of the general remark which follows: — "The young scholar fancies it happiness enough to...destructive of the best social power, as they do not have that frolic liberty which only can encounter a companion on the best terms. It is probable you...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Lothrop Motley: Two Memoirs

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892 - 542 pages
...persons whom he visited should be looked at in the light of the general remark which follows : — "The young scholar fancies it happiness enough to...destructive of the best social power, as they do not have that frolic liberty which only can encounter a companion on the hest terms. It is probable you...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sarah Knowles Bolton - 1904 - 27 pages
...Mr. Emerson was a student of books, and therefore necessarily much of the time in solitude. He said, "The conditions of literary success are almost destructive...only can encounter a companion on the best terms. ... A self-denial, no less aiistere than the saint's, is demanded of the scholar. . . . He must embrace...
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Living for the Future: A Study in the Ethics of Immortality

John Rothwell Slater - 1916 - 171 pages
...strangers to visit great men in this world come away disappointed. Emerson explains this ; he says: "The young scholar fancies it happiness enough to...thought, and cannot apply themselves to yours." The imperfect sympathies and the limited time that make hero-worship at close range a dangerous amusement...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 2004 - 456 pages
...persons whom he visited should be looked', at in the light of the general remark which follows: — " The young scholar fancies it happiness enough to live...their own thought, and cannot apply themselves to yoors. The conditions of literary success are almost destructive of the best social power, as they...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 138

1866
...build into the general architecture of an artificial repatation."f The young scholar, it has been said, fancies it happiness enough to live with people who...inside to the world; without reflecting that they too are prisoners of their own thought, and cannot apply themselves to yours. The conditions of literary...
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