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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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A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - 1903 - 415 pages
...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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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,1 spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty...what a blindman's-buff is this game of conformity. If Ilcnow your sect I anticipate your argument. I hear a preacher announce for his text and topic the...
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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,1 spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens I have difficulty...shall reinforce yourself. A man must consider what a blindman's-buffis this game of conformity. If I know your sect I anticipate your argument. I hear a...
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Man and the Divine Order: Essays in the Philosophy of Religion and in ...

Horatio Willis Dresser - 1903 - 448 pages
...only " Man Thinking" but Man Acting. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none. . . . Do your work and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself. . . . Every new mind is a new classification. Insist on yourself; never imitate. Do that which is assigned...
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The Centenary of the Birth of Ralph Waldo Emerson: As Observed in Concord ...

Social Circle in Concord - 1903 - 136 pages
...Visit:" — " Askest, ' How long thou shalt stay ?' Devastator of the day I " " Do your work," he says, " and I shall know you. Do your work and you shall reinforce yourself. Do that which is assigned you, and you cannot hope too much or dare too much." He believed in work...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 324 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...are : and of course so much force is withdrawn from all your proper life. But do your work, and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce...
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The Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
...ciety, vote with a great party either for the Government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens, I have...much force is withdrawn from your proper life. But do^Dttr thingy-and^_ghall know you. Do your work, and^oju^hf^^nforeej^gursglfrA marr must consider...
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The Emerson Birthday-book ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1906
...the parts, is the secret of that deification of art which is found in all superior minds. your thing, and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself. MOTHING can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principle....
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...either for the government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — 1 Even, uniform. under all these screens I have difficulty to detect...yourself. A man must consider what a blindman's-buff is 5 this game of conformity. If I know your sect I anticipate your argument. I hear a preacher announce...
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Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1908 - 303 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...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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