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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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Useful Instruction (In Matters Religious, Moral and Other.)

Motilal M. Munshi - 1904
...one's self and of God. — BRDYERE. Solitude shows us what we should be, Society shows us what we are. It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. Lovely indeed art thou, 0 Solitude ! And good and bad to thy calm refuge fly : For the deep forest...
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The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Volume 2

John Morley - 1904
...i. 53. CHAPTER III BOOK VII. THE OCTAGON IT is easy in the world to live after the world's opiniou ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. — EMEKSON. NEAR the end of the eighties, Mr. Gladstone built for himself a fire-proof room at the...
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A Boy's Control and Self-expression

Eustace Miles - 1904 - 572 pages
...Essay are worth repeating : " It is easy in the world," he says, " to live after the world's opinion, in solitude to live after our own. but the great man...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." We might add also that the great man is he who in solitude keeps the purity which he would show in...
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The Pacific Monthly: A Magazine of Education and Progress, Volume 14

William Bittle Wells, Lute Pease - 1905
...Emerson. » * * I never will believe that our youngest days are our happiest. — George Eliot. * * » What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. — Emerson. * * * Why is it that the bad side of life seems so much more conspicuous than the goodt...
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The Metaphysical Magazine, Volumes 18-19

1905
...instead of accepting it in the form of conclusions by selfappointed teachers. FLORENCE EB SHAFFER, BO What I must do, is all that concerns me, not what...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.—Emerson. And there is a God; a holy will is action, however much the human will rocks to...
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An Emerson Calendar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 117 pages
...summer glow, And through the wild-piled snowdrift The warm rose buds below. THE WORLD-SOUL JANUARY THIRD It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. SELF-RELIANCE If we live truly, we shall see truly. It is as easy for the strong man to be strong,...
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Exercises in Punctuation

Adele Millicent Smith - 1905 - 149 pages
...gloom which comes from an earth-born fog, and not from the extinction of the sun in the heavens 27. It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude 28. There roses bloomed, and jasmine, and all "sweet things" the nightingale's voice was ever sounding...
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1872-1898

John Morley - 1907
...mysterious instincts of the nations. 1 Olymp. i. 53. CHAPTER III BOOK VII. THE OCTAGON IT is easy iu the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. — EMERSON. NEAR the end of the eighties, Mr. Gladstone built for himself a fire-proof room at the...
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Ethical Addresses and Ethical Record, Volume 12

1905
...worth their own redemption." 31 "It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it if easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." 3Z "Sin is not a monster to be mused on, but an impotence to be got rid of. All thinking about it,...
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A Progressive Course in English for Secondary Schools: Literature ...

Charles Maurice Stebbins - 1906
...the courtyard. 3. You will need several books; a grammar, a history, an atlas, and a dictionary. 4. It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. 5. Sentences, as to structure, are of three kinds: first, simple; second, compound; third, complex....
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