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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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Literary Interpretations, Or, A Guide to the Teaching and Reading of ...

1896 - 204 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...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 American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...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 And, of course, so much force is withdrawn...and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reenforce yourself. A man must consider what a blindman's-buff is this game of conformity. If I know...
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All's Right with the World

Charles Benjamin Newcomb - 1897 - 261 pages
...you is that it scatters your force. It loses your time and blurs the impression of your character. And of course so much force is withdrawn from your proper life. — Emerson. SUNDAY. We have done those things which we ought not to have done, and we have left undone...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1898 - 120 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 difficulty to detect the precise man you are. And, ofcourse, so much force is withdrawn from your proper life. But do your thing, and I shall know you....
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Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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...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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Essays. 1901

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1901
...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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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - 1901 - 376 pages
...society, vote with a great party either for no the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers — under all these screens I have difficulty...proper life. But do your work, and I shall know you. DOI7S your work, and you shall reenforce yourself. A man must consider what a blindman's buff is this...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 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...your proper life. But do your work, and I shall know 3'ou. Do your work, arid you shall reinforce yourself. A man must consider what 'a blindman's-buff...
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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 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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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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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