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" We will walk on our own feet; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our own minds. The study of letters shall be no longer a name for pity, for doubt, and for sensual indulgence. The dread of man and the love of man shall be a wall of defence... "
Works - Page 115
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Lothrop Motley; two memoirs

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...bear. "We will walk on our own feet; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our own minds. ... A nation of men will for the first time exist, because...inspired by the Divine Soul which also inspires all men." This grand oration was our intellectual Declaration of Independence. Nothing like it had been heard...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
...our own minds. The study of letters shall be no longer a name for pity, for doubt, and for sensual indulgence. The dread of man and the love of man shall be a wall of defense and a wreath of joy around all. A nation of men will for the first time exist, because each...
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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...doubt, and for sensual indulgence. The dread of man and the love of man shall be a wall of defense and a wreath of joy around all. A nation of men will...inspired by the Divine Soul which also inspires all men. SELF-RELIANCE. "Ne te qucesiveris extra." l " MAN is his own star ; and the soul that can Render an...
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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 pages
...speak our own minds. The study of letters shall be no longer a name for for doubt, and for sensual indulgence. The dread of man and the love of man shall...inspired by the Divine Soul which also inspires all men. Harvard College, Cambridge, MA 02138: (617)495-2413 If the item is recalled, the borrower will be notified...
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Social Ideals in English Letters

Vida Dutton Scudder - 1898 - 329 pages
...so. We will walk on our own feet ; we will work with our own hands ; we will speak our own minds. ... A nation of men will for the first time exist, because...inspired by the Divine Soul which also inspires all men." " I swear I begin to see the meaning of these things, It is not the earth, it is not America who is...
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Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Volume 2

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - 1898
...own feet ; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our own minds. . . . A nation of freemen will for the first time exist, because each believes himself inspired by the Divine Soul which inspires all men." His friend, Bronson Alcott, having set up a school in Boston for teaching young...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...our own minds. The study of letters shall be no longer a name for pity, for doubt, and for sensual indulgence. The dread of man and the love of man shall...by the Divine Soul which also inspires all men. AN ADDKESS DELIVERED BEFORE THE SENIOR CLASS IN DIVINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, SUNDAY EVENING, JULY 15,...
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A Literary History of America

Barrett Wendell - 1900 - 574 pages
...our own minds. The study of letters shall no longer be a name for pity, for doubt, and for sensual indulgence. The dread of man and the love of man shall...inspired by the Divine Soul which also inspires all men." In the following year, his address before the Divinity School at Cambridge carried his gospel of individualism...
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A Literary History of America

Barrett Wendell - 1900 - 574 pages
...our own minds. The study of letters shall no longer be a name for pity, for doubt, and for sensual indulgence. The dread of man and the love of man shall...time exist, because each believes himself inspired bv the Divine Soul which also inspires all men." In the following year, his address before the Divinity...
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The International Quarterly, Volume 8

Frederick Albert Richardson - 1903
...please God, we will walk on our feet ; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our own minds. A nation of men will for the first time exist, because...inspired by the Divine Soul which also inspires all men." Exactly two generations have passed by since these burning words fired the American spirit to a new...
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