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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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Southwest Review, Volumes 37-38

1952 - 1134 pages
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American Prose (1607-1865)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1916 - 737 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...Man Thinking, the theory of his office is contained. Hun Nature solicits with all her placid, all her monitory pictures; him the past instructs; him the...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 590 pages
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The Praise of Folly: And Other Papers

Bliss Perry - 1923 - 230 pages
...thing — a farmer, let us say, instead of Man on the farm. Now the Scholar should be Man Thinking, not a mere thinker, or, still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking. What are the influences which the scholar receives? There are three main influences: Nature, the Past...
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Education, Volume 45

1925 - 666 pages
...harvests. "The scholar," says Emerson, "is in the right state Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, he tends to become a mere thinker, or, still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking." The parrot of other men's thinking! The parrot — of other men's thinking. These words have a peculiar...
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Selections from the Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1926 - 380 pages
...of society, he tends o become a mere thinker, or still worse, the parrot of other nen's thinking. t In this view of him, as Man Thinking, the theory of his )ffice is contained. Him Nature solicits with all her placid, ill her monitory pictures; him the past...
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Emerson, the Wisest American

Phillips Russell - 1929 - 318 pages
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The Journal of Higher Education, Volume 27

1956
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The American Scholar, Volume 1

William Allison Shimer - 1932
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American Life in Literature, Volume 1

Jay Broadus Hubbell - 1936 - 849 pages
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