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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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An American Bible

Alice Hubbard - 1918 - 372 pages
...man you are. And of course, so much force is withdrawn from your proper life »^ But do your thing, and I shall know you.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 a blindman'sbuff is this game of conformity. If I know your sect, I anticipate your argument. I hear...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...BibleSociety, or 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the Government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens, I have...force is withdrawn from your proper life.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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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...BibleSociety, or vote with a great party either for the Government or against it, spread your table like base housekeepers, — under all these screens, I have...detect the precise man you are. And, of course, so rmirh fprce is withdrawn from your proper life. But do your thing, and I shall know you. Do your work,...
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - 1921 - 373 pages
...precise man you are. And of course so much force is withdrawn from your proper life.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 a blindman's buff is this game of conformity. If I know your sect I anticipate your argument. I hear...
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Select Essays and Addresses, Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1922 - 275 pages
...course so much force is withdrawn from your 13 proper life. But do your work, and I shall know you.0 Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself. A...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 14...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 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...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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Some Contemporary Americans: The Personal Equation in Literature

Percy Holmes Boynton - 1966 - 289 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 to detect the precise man you are. Not to cling too pathetically to a religion or a system of government or a theory of morals or a method...
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The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - 1971 - 424 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...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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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 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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Sinclair Ross's As for Me and My House: Five Decades of Criticism

David Stouck - 1991 - 238 pages
...society creates a situation where 'much force is withdrawn from your proper life. But do your thing, and I shall know you. Do your work, and you shall reinforce yourself (893). The essay concludes with a final reminder that 'Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing...
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