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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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The voice of wisdom, a treasury of moral truths from the best authors ...

Voice, J. E. - 1883 - 167 pages
...of. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live alter our own. But the great man is he who in the midst...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of his character. — Emerson. Character in individuals. Character is moral order seen through the medium...
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Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
...do what is called a good action, as some piece of courage or charity, much as they would pay a fine in expiation of daily non-appearance on parade. Their...of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages thr.t have become dead to you is that it scatters your force. It loses your time and blurs the impression...
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - 1884 - 518 pages
...your own mind. *»»»#»»» What I must do is all that concerns me, not what people think. . . . It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. SYLLABUS. No period was ever marked with such progress as the last fifty years. A nation's literature...
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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

William Swinton - 1885
...which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. It is easy in the world to live after the world's...perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The only way to have a friend is to be one. You shall not come nearer to a man by getting into his house....
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Helps by the Way

1886 - 197 pages
...from the evil. — John xvii. 15. What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. EMERSON. Man should dare all things that he knows are right, And fear to do no act save what is wrong...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 pages
...and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony. I., t What I must do, is all that concerns me, not what...live after our own ; but the great man is he who in / I ^ £~ the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect ! f sweetness the independence of solitude, f The...
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Life of Heber C. Kimball: An Apostle, the Father and Founder of the British ...

Orson Ferguson Whitney - 1888 - 520 pages
...OF HEBER C. KIMBALL, AN APOSTLE; THE FATHER AND FOUNDER OF THE BRITISH MISSION. BY ORSON F. WHITNEY. IT IS easy in the world to live after the world's...crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of his character. — Emerson. PUBLISHED BY THE KIMBALL FAMILY, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH. PRINTED AT THE JUVENILE...
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Elements of Composition and Rhetoric

Virginia Waddy - 1889 - 408 pages
...connection is so slight that the colon is placed between the members. The following are examples : "It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude"; "In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a certain...
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Elements of Compositon and Rhetoric: With Copious Exercises in Both ...

Virginia Waddy - 1889 - 416 pages
...connection is so slight tltat the colon is placed between the members. The following are examples: "It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude "; "In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a certain...
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Liberty Review: A Magazine of Politics, Economics, and Sociology..., Volume 24

1908
...common determination to go down to darkness and death ?" " It is easy in the world," says Emerson, " to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." " No man," says Shelley, " has a right to do an evil thing that good may come Politics are only sound...
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