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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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Essay on Burns

[Thomas] Carlyle - 1897
...Arnold, in his noble tribute, calls ' the friend and aider of him who would live in the Spirit.' ' Trust thyself ! Every heart vibrates to that iron...the place the Divine Providence has found for you. Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age ; betraying...
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Essays on Burns

Thomas Carlyle - 1897 - 139 pages
...Matthew Arnold, in his noble tribute, calls 'the friend and aider of him who would live in the Spirit.' ' Trust thyself ! Every heart vibrates to that iron...the place the Divine Providence has found for you. Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age ; betraying...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1898 - 120 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...deserts him; no muse befriends; no invention, no hope. 3. Trust thyself : every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine Providence...
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Don't-worry Nuggets: Epictetus, Ralph Waldo Emerson, George Eliot, Robert ...

1899 - 118 pages
...and done his best ; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace. Trust thyself. Accept the place the divine providence has found for...of your contemporaries, the connection of events. No law can be sacred to me but that of my own nature. I do not wish to expiate, but to live. My life...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 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...hope. Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that \i iron string. Accept the place the divine ' providence has found for you, the society > of your contemporaries,...
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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - 1901 - 376 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 deliverance 45 which . does not deliver. In the attempt his genius deserts him : no muse befriends ; no invention,...
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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
...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...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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Every Day with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 99 pages
...hour that now is in the earnest experience of the common day: The Over-Sfful (Ortiilirr thirto TPRUST thyself, every heart vibrates to that iron string....of your contemporaries, the connection of events. ffirtottrr tljirtmt HP HE exclusive in fashionable life does not see that he excludes himself from...
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Indian Summer Calendar

Kate Sanborn - 1904 - 8 pages
...onward drive unharmed ; The port, well worth the cruise, is near, And every wave is charmed. Emerson.. ACCEPT the place the Divine Providence has found for...of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Emerson. TAKING LIFE TOO SERIOUSLY. TAKING life too seriously is said to be an especially American...
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The Value of Cheerfulness

Mary Minerva Barrows - 1904 - 194 pages
...God, to thee Who art the love of love, the eternal light of light. RW Gilder. & & & Trust thyself. Accept the place the divine providence has found for...of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Emerson. & & & Go before no man with trembling, but know well that all events are indifferent and nothing...
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