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" A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise, shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance which does not deliver. In the attempt his genius deserts him; no muse befriends;... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 47
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
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Not a Day Without a Line: Original and Selected Lines, in Prose and Poetry ...

Mrs. G. H. Taylor - 1877
...To be great, is to be misunderstood. Emerson. his work, and done the best he could. But what he has done otherwise, shall give him no peace ; it is a deliverance which does not deliver. Emerson. In every work of genius we perceive our own mental thoughts. They come baok to us with a certain...
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Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools

William Dwight Whitney - 1877 - 276 pages
...not deliver. In the attempt his genius deserts him ; no muse befriends ; no invention, no hope. 10 Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place 11 the divine providence has found for you, the societ}' of your contemporaries, the connection of...
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Education, Volume 45

1925
...measures up to the standard. "Trust thyself; no law is sacred to thee but that of thine own nature. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of contemporaries, the connection of events."6 Surely few men more steadfastly or persistently fulfilled...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Philosopher and Poet

Alfred Hudson Guernsey - 1881 - 327 pages
...philosophy appears prominent in the essays. Thus, in the one upon "Self-reliance," we read : SELF-RELIANCE. "Trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the Divine Providence baa found for you — the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Great men have...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best ; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance whicli does not deliver. In the attempt his genius deserts him ; no muse befriends ; no invention,...
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Daily Strength for Daily Needs

Mary Wilder Tileston - 1884 - 378 pages
...thou there small scope for action see, Do not for this give room to discontent. RC TRENCH. A CCEPT the place the divine providence has found for you,...of your contemporaries, the connection of events. RW EMERSON. ADAPT thyself to the things with which thy lot has been cast ; and love the men with whom...
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Discourses in America, Issue 1

Matthew Arnold - 1885 - 207 pages
...; what a '/ saint has felt, he may feel; what at any time has befallen any man, he can understand.' 'Trust thyself! every heart vibrates to that iron...found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connexion of events. Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
...is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best ; but what he has said or done otherwise, shall give him no peace. It is...the place the divine providence has found for you, thesociety of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Great men have always done so, and confided...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 pages
...is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best ; but what he has said or done otherwise, shall give him no peace. It is...deserts him ; no muse befriends ; no invention, no hope. I Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string./ Accept the place the divine Providence...
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The Brotherhood of Letters

John Rogers Rees - 1889 - 271 pages
...is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best ; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace. It is a...him ; no muse befriends ; no invention, no hope." I should like to have seen the grim visage of Carlyle, and the play upon the features of William Black...
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