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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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Diamond Dust

Eliza Cook - 1865 - 192 pages
...— the greater part of the world might subscribe it, without deviating from the strictest veracity. IT is easy in the world to live after the world's...great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps the independence of solitude. THERE are men who, by long consulting only their own inclination, have...
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Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], grouped ..., Volume 1

James Lee (M.A.) - 1867
...is easy to live in the world 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...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. — Emerson. Philip Henry used to say, ' If the worship of God be not in the house, write " Lord, have...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - 1869 - 396 pages
...when used in descriptive or argumentative passages, generally requires a short pause after it; as, " It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." — Emerson. In passionate passages, no pause is required after the disjunctive; as, "It is not linen...
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King's college lectures on elocution

Charles John Plumptre - 1870 - 200 pages
...inflection should be used on the positive or absolute member, and the rising on the negative or relative. " It is easy in the world to live after the world's...great man is he, who in the midst of the crowd keeps the independence of solitude." Rule XX. — All sentences that are ironical in character should have...
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A Manual of Elocution: Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice. With ...

M. S. Mitchell - 1871 - 384 pages
...when used in descriptive or argumentative passages, generally requires a short pause after it; as, "It is easy in the world to live after the world's...solitude to live after our own ; but . . . the great i;11iii is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude."...
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Arthur's Home Magazine, Volumes 37-38

1871
...but, alas — " Of all sad words of tongue or pea, The saddest are these : • It might hare been.' " IT is easy in the world to live after the world's...opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; lint the great man is he who in the raidxt of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence...
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Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends

Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends (1853-1940) - 1873
...conjecture exterior to the world, but in himself entire, pervading the universal sphere. . — Pythagoras. It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. —Emerson. The worst speak something good ; if all want sense, God takes a text and preacheth patience....
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The new handbook of illustration; or, Treasury of themes, meditations [&c ...

E S. P - 1874
...is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to look after your own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." Actions and Prayers. — He that acts towards men as if God saw him, and prays to God as if men heard...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

1875
...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...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. FORTITUDE. — When we read we fancy we could be martyrs; when we come to act wo cannot boar a provoking...
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De La Salle Monthly: A Catholic Magazine, Volume 9

1873
...It 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...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. — Emerson. MARGUERITE. A TALE OF THE WAR. ,t . . . f . Away high up in the old tower of Cremy lived...
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