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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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Democratic Humanism and American Literature

Harold Kaplan - 1972 - 298 pages
...before the group. And if the world refuses these priorities, "Patience ā€” patience," counsels Emerson, "if the single man plant himself indomitably on his...and there abide, the huge world will come round to him."31 And if it doesn't? Still more patience, for character is not only higher than intellect, it...
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Conspiracy: The Plot To Stop The Kennedys

Matthew Smith - 2005 - 290 pages
...marked him out as the leading peace candidate. Misquoting The American Scholar, he wrote to a friend, "They did not yet see, and thousands of young men as hopeful, now crowding to the barriers of their careers, did not yet see if a single man plant himself on his convictions and then abide,...
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Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Biography

Milton Meltzer - 2006 - 160 pages
...improve society, the Transcendentalists' focus was inward. As Emerson wrote in his book Nature (1836), "If the single man plant himself indomitably on his...there abide, the huge world will come round to him." Margaret Fuller's friends were buzzing with the new ideas. Couldn't you improve your own life? Earn...
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Emerson and Eros: The Making of a Cultural Hero

Len Gougeon - 2012 - 278 pages
...trusted." 29 He felt this confidence himself, and he assures his audience in "The American Scholar" that "if the single man plant himself indomitably...there abide, the huge world will come round to him." 30 Goodness and love will eventually triumph. Through the regeneration of individuals, society itself...
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Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Randall Fuller - 2007 - 232 pages
...one has always to disregard received opinion and to listen instead to the voice within, that "if a single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come around to him" (EL 70). If this position at times recalls John Ashbery's "fence-sitting as an aesthetic...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - 2008 - 237 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...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, the...
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Another Music: Polemics and Pleasures

John McCormick - 2011 - 261 pages
...literary exploitation. "The American Scholar," however, worked frightful mischief when Emerson said that if "the single man plant himself indomitably...there abide, the huge world will come round to him." We have seen that from the outset, writers commenting on the American literary landscape confused literary...
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The Time Has Come#to Accept Your Intuitive Gifts!

Sonia Choquette, Ph.D. - 2008 - 144 pages
...what you know is all there is to know, because your Spirit may surprise you with something more. li the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts,...there abide, the huge world will come round to him. ā€” RALPH WALDO EMERSON ( V Vā€” ;>'. V here's nothing strange about intuition, but there is much that...
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