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" What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and in intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder because you will always find those who... "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 476 pages
...meanness. It is the harder because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty belter than you know it. It is easy in the world to live...perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. THE TRUE POET. — A poet is no rattlebrain, saying what comes uppermost, and, because he says everything,...
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The Soul's welfare, Volumes 1-3

1850
...actually do, and to be accused of ills with which they have nothing to do, neither in design nor execution IT is easy in the world to live after the world's...is he, who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps, with a perfect sweetness the independence of his character. A REFLECTION. — It should be remembered that...
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The Baptist children's magazine (ed. by J.F. Winks).

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1836
...where, will your never dying, precious, immortal soul be ? — Read Matt. xvi. 26. Newport, IWA MIDLANE. IT is easy, in the world, to live after the world's...is easy in solitude to live after our own. But the man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of his character....
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 2

C. Gough - 1853
...For each obeys his nature's high behest, The close pent thinker and the busy actor. TRUE GREATNESS. IT is easy in the world to live after the world's...keeps, with perfect sweetness, the independence of his character. A MAN without knowledge walks in darkness. THE height of politeness is passing round...
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The Wheat-sheaf, a Suggestive Reader: Containing Germs of Pure and Noble ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - 1853 - 396 pages
...gathering twilight hour, Closes the outpouring chalice of the morn's expanded flower. HANNAH LLOYD. IT is easy, in the world, to live after the world's...keeps, with perfect sweetness, the independence of his character. EMERSON. IN every species of writing, whether we consider style or sentiment, simplicity...
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The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

1853 - 416 pages
...gathering twilight hour, Closes the outpouring chalice of the morn's expanded flower. HANNAH LLOYD. IT is easy, in the world, to live after the world's...keeps, with perfect sweetness, the independence of his character. EMERSON. IN every species of writing, whether we consider style or sentiment, simplicity...
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The Wheat-sheaf

1857 - 416 pages
...gathering twilight hour, Closes the outpouring chalice of the morn's expanded flower. HANNAH LLOYD. IT is easy, in the world, to live after the world's...But the great man, is he, who in the midst of the «rowd, keeps, with perfect sweetness, the independence of his character. EMERSON. IN every species...
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The National Magazine, Volume 12

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1858
...It is easy in the world to Uve after the world's opinion; ft Is easy In solitude to live after your own; but the great man Is he who, In the midst of...with perfect sweetness, the independence of solitude. TRUE POLITENESS Is a Christian grace. It is obedience to the injunction of the apostle : Be courteous....
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 31

1862
...overlooks his pupils as they write. THE VOICE OP SOLITUDE HEARD IN SOCIETY. — RW Emerson says and truly, "It is easy in the world to live after the world's...perfect sweetness the independence 'of solitude." Greatness is the effect of resolutely carrying out in society, the calm and solemn counsels of meditative...
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Philosophy as absolute science, founded in the universal laws of being, by E ...

Ephraim Langdon Frothingham - 1864
...is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after your own : but the great man is he, who, in the midst of...perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." The next change in the manifestations of the mind to be noticed is that which is produced in the highest...
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