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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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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...intellect. In the right state he is ; Mnn Thinkiny. In the degenerate 'state, when the vietim of socicty, he tends to become a mere thinker, or still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking. In this vicw of him, as Man Thinking, the the; ory of his office is contained. Him Nature solicits with all...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1887
...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...still worse, the parrot of other men's thinking. In thisjview of_him, as_ Man Thinking^tbe. the: ory of his office is contained. Him Nature solicits with...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Lothrop Motley; two memoirs

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...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...pictures; him the past instructs; him the future invites." Emerson proceeds to describe and illustrate the influences of nature upon the mind, returning to the...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Lothrop Motley: Two Memoirs

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892 - 542 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. " Emerson proceeds to describe and illustrate the influences of nature upon the mind, returning to...
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... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes ...: Ralph Waldo Emerson, John ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...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. " Emerson proceeds to describe and illustrate the influences of nature upon the mind, returning to...
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Works, Volume 11

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...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...pictures; him the past instructs; him the future invites." Emerson proceeds to describe and illustrate the influences of nature upon the mind, returning to the...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 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...tends to become a mere thinker, or, still worse, the parrot2 of other men's thinking. In this view of him, as Man Thinking, the theory of his office is...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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...every man a student, and do not all things exist for Ihe student's behoof ? And, finally, is not the true scholar the only true master ? But the old oracle...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...degenei ate state, when the victim of society, he te ids to become a mere thinker, or still worst •, the parrot of other men's thinking. In this view of...him the future invites. Is not indeed every man a .tudent, and do not all things exist for thestulent's behoof? And, finally, is not the true cholar...
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The American Scholar: An Address

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1901 - 116 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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