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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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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 pages
...which the principles on which business is man= aged 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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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 pages
...with whom so long the universe travailed in labor: darest thou think meanly of thyself? i, 198, 199. " If the single man plant himself indomitably on his...there abide, the huge world will come round to him." i, 114. " There are two mischievous superstitions, I know not which does the most harm, one, that '...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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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Liberty in the Nineteenth Century

Frederic May Holland - 1899 - 257 pages
...this is his saying, " Our moral nature is vitiated by any interference of our will " ; and again, " If the single man plant himself indomitably on his...there abide, the huge world will come round to him."' No man ever wrote thus who was not either notoriously corrupt or singularly innocent. Policemen and...
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A Rational Grammar of the English Language

William Bramwell Powell, Louise Connolly - 1899 - 320 pages
...solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's. 45. If a single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts...there abide, the huge world will come round to him. 46. Though love repine, and reason chafe, There comes a voice without reply, — 'Tis man's perdition...
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The Metaphysical Magazine, Volumes 9-10

1899
...fundamental, that we are "Men, first, and members of a class, second." We will, therefore, urge the reader to "plant himself indomitably on his instincts and there abide ; the huge world will come around to him." Mere formal thought is lifeless and without power to regenerate man. The reader will...
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A Literary History of America

Barrett Wendell - 1900 - 574 pages
...of which the closing paragraph is among the most articulate assertions of his individualism : — " If the single man plant himself indomitably on his...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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Elementary English Composition

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - 1900 - 241 pages
...by the man's performance. original and make a statement about the uses of the words just quoted. 1. If the single man plant himself indomitably on his...there abide, the huge world will come round to him. 2. Thales said there was no difference between life and death. " Why, then," said some one to him,...
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The International Quarterly, Volume 8

Frederick Albert Richardson - 1903
...wondrous than things remote." The other sign is "the new importance given to the single person." For " if the single man plant himself indomitably on his...there abide, the huge world will come round to him." And thus we reach those famous words which are the very essence of this declaration of our intellectual...
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A Literary History of America

Barrett Wendell - 1900 - 574 pages
...of which the closing paragraph is among the most articulate assertions of his individualism : — " If the single man plant himself indomitably on his...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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