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" If you maintain a dead church, contribute to a dead Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty to detect the precise man you are.... "
Essays, First Series - Page 50
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 pages
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Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty...blindman's-buff is this game of conformity. If I know your sect I anticipate your argument. I hear a preacher announce for his text and topic the expediency of one...
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The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the Government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty...shall reinforce yourself. A man must consider what a blindman'sbuff is this game of conformity. If I know your sect, I anticipate your argument. I hear...
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base hundred miles ; a territory large enough for independence...that who would cross the strait must be an expert j shall reinforce yourself. A man must consider what a blind-man's-buff is this game of conformity....
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Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
...Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty...blindman's-buff is this game of conformity. If I know your sect I anticipate your argument. I hear a preacher announce for his text and topic the expediency of one...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
...Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty...blind-man's-buff is this game of conformity. If I know your sect, I anticipate your argument. I hear a preacher announce for his text and topic the expediency of one...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 pages
...BibleSociety, vote with a great party either for the Government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens, I have...force is withdrawn from your proper life. But do your thing, and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself. A man must consider what...
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The Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary on the Old Testament: Chronicles

1892
...great Worker's hand. The gem too poor to polish in itself Is ground to brighten others." — PJ Bailey. "Do your work, and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself." — Emerson. "The body is not one member, but many" (1 Cor. xii. 4—27). " Clouds when full pour down,...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
...Bible-society, vote with a great party either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty to detect the precise man1 you are. And, of course, so much force is withdrawn from your proper life. But do your work, and...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1894 - 322 pages
...Bible-Society, vote with a great party either for the Government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens, I have...force is withdrawn from your proper life. But do your thing, and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself. A man must consider what...
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Denver Medical Times: Utah Medical Journal. Nevada Medicine, Volume 14

1894
...Bible-Society, vote with a great party either for the Government or against it, spread your table like base house-keepers, — under all these screens I have...so much force is withdrawn from your proper life. A man must consider what a blind-man's-buff is this game of conformity." Some of the college amalgamists...
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