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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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American Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1901 - 364 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. . . . " Books are the beat of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the right use ? What...
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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1902
...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. 59,30 EMEBSON In this view of him, as Man Thinking, the theory of his office is contained. TTitn nature...
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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: society & solitude. Letters & social aims ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
...intellect. In the right state, he is Man i Thinking. In the degenerate state, when the victim of V society, he tends to become a mere thinker, or, still...contained. Him nature solicits with all her placid, all herfmonitory pictures ; him the past instructs ; him the future invites. Is not, indeed, every man...
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 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. TTim nature solicits with all her placid, all her monitory pictures ; him the past instructs ; him...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 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 parrot4 of other men's thinking. 25 In this view of him, as Man Thinking, the theory of 1 Body. 2 Changed...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...distribution of functions the scholar is the dele- 8 gated 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. 7. In this view of him, as Man Thinking, the whole theory 10 of his office is contained. Him Nature...
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The American Scholar, Self-reliance, Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1911 - 132 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. 15 In this view of him, as Man Thinking, the theory of his office...
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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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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
...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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