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" They did not yet see, and thousands of young men as hopeful now crowding to the barriers for the career do not yet see, that if the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him. "
Essays, orations and lectures - Page 69
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
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Lewis Mumford, a Life

Donald L. Miller - 2002 - 628 pages
...young American scholars of his day, and he rested his hopes for his long-term reputation on this: "If a single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts,...there abide, the huge world will come round to him. ... A nation of men will for the first time exist. "t Chronology 1895 Born October 19 in Flushing,...
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Robert Kennedy and His Times, Volume 1

Arthur Meier Schlesinger - 2002 - 1066 pages
...was passed to him. It read; For Al, who knew the lesson of Emerson and taught it to the rest of us; "They did not yet see, and thousands of young men as hopeful, now crowding to the harriers of their careers, did not yet see if a single man plant himself on his convictions and then...
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American Social and Political Thought: A Reader

Andreas Hess - 2003 - 480 pages
...which the principles on which business is managed inspire, and turn drudges, or die of disgust - some of them suicides. What is the remedy? They did not...the career, do not yet see, that, if the single man From: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays and Lectures (New York: The Library of America, 1983). plant himself...
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Son of the Wilderness: The Life of John Muir

Linnie Marsh Wolfe - 2003 - 364 pages
...it through every pore of his body, he experienced a new birth of freedom. Emerson had said : "If a single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts,...there abide, the huge world will come round to him." Muir's instincts told him to remain in the wilderness, and upon them he would stand, no matter what...
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Understanding Emerson: "The American Scholar" and His Struggle for Self-reliance

Kenneth S. Sacks, Professor Kenneth S Sacks - 2003 - 199 pages
...feeling beholden to the institutions that supported it. When he proclaimed in his oration that "if a single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come around to him," he not only defied the Unitarian call for elite leadership of American culture. He...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 2004 - 456 pages
...any but the decorous and the complaisant." The young men of promise are discouraged and disgusted. " What is the remedy ? They did not yet see, and thousands...indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the hnge world will come round to him." Each man must be a tout, — must yield that peculiar fruit which...
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Empower The Leader In You!: An Analysis Of The Most Important Factors That ...

Joan F. Marques - 2004 - 132 pages
...Ralph Waldo Emerson, who stated the most dynamic conviction about the power of intuition when he said, "If the single man plant himself indomitably on his...there abide, the huge world will come round to him." References: Diverse. (1999). Intuition, [Internet]. Cyber Nation [2002, April 6]. Higher Awareness,...
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We Stand Before the Secret of the World: Traces Along the Pathway of ...

Paul Scott Derrick, Paul Scott - 2003 - 156 pages
...exhibiting his own unshakeable faith in the profound self-reliance he had so painfully achieved: "[...] if the single man plant himself indomitably on his...there abide, the huge world will come round to him" (70). Could the world, at last, be ready to come round to Emerson? To do so, we will have to learn...
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Literature and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

John H. Cartwright, Brian Baker - 2005 - 471 pages
...the principles on which business is managed inspire, and turn drudges, or die of disgust, — some of them suicides. What is the remedy? They did not...there abide, the huge world will come round to him. Patience, — patience; — with the shades of all the good and great for company; and for solace,...
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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - 2005 - 555 pages
...and friendship shall come to the great." As he had said in the peroration of "The American Scholar," if "the single man plant himself indomitably on his...there abide, the huge world will come round to him" (E&L 19. It does so in the oblique, syntactically awkward but clearly paradoxical fourth stanza: "Cities...
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