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" In this distribution of functions the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state he is Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim of society, he tends to become a mere thinker, or still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking. "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 73
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
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The Western Messenger, Volume 4

James Freeman Clarke, William Henry Channing, James Handasyd Perkins - 1837 - 440 pages
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The Boston Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1838
...of the functions the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state he is Man Thinking." " Him nature solicits, with all her placid, all her...pictures. Him the past instructs. Him the future invites." The scholar's first teacher is nature. " What is nature to him ? There is never an end to the inexplicable...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1883
...re-announced by Emerson, that the true notion of manhood is " man thinking ; not man the victim of society and a mere thinker, or still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking " — but man, thinking " in his heart," with all his inward forces, conscience and will, fancy and...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 386 pages
...this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state, he is Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim...thinking. In this view of him, as Man Thinking, the whole theory of his office is contained. Him Nature solicits with all her placid, all her monitory...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 400 pages
...this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state, he is, Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim...or, still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking. to gather food, is seldom cheered by any idea of the true dignity of his ministry. He sees his bushel...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state, he is, Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim...; him the past instructs ; him the future invites. la not, indeed, every man a student, and do not all things exist for the student's behoof? And, finally,...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 402 pages
...this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state, he is, Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim of society, he tends to become a mete thinker, or, still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking. In this view of him, as Man Thinking,...
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Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 pages
...this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state, he id, Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim...nature ' ,+'• solicits with all her placid, all her iribnitory^ pictures ; him the past instructs ; him the future invites. Is not, indeed, every man a...
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Orations, Lectures and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 290 pages
...this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated intellect. In the right state, he is, Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim...thinking. In this view of him; as Man Thinking, the whole theory of his office is contained. Him Nature solicits with all her placid, all her monitory...
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The Indiana School Journal, Volume 20

1875
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