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" I have no churlish objection to the circumnavigation of the globe for the purposes of art, of study, and benevolence, so that the man is first domesticated, or does not go abroad with the hope of finding somewhat greater than he knows. "
Essays: First series - Page 69
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
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Modern Indian Literature, an Anthology: Plays and prose

K. M. George - 1992 - 727 pages
...is at home still, and shall make men sensible by the expression of his countenance that he goes as the missionary of wisdom and virtue, and visits cities...a sovereign and not like an interloper or a valet. '1 have no churlish objection', continues Emerson, to the circumnavigation of the globe, for the purposes...
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People of the Book: Thirty Scholars Reflect on Their Jewish Identity

Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky, Shelley Fisher Fishkin - 1996 - 507 pages
...duties, on any occasion call him from his house, or into foreign lands, he is at home still and shall make men sensible by the expression of his countenance...sovereign and not like an interloper or a valet." (I take it that Emerson does not use the word "paradise" lightly.) Melville, Twain, and especially James...
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Essays Series 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 252 pages
...duties, on any occasion call him from his house, or into foreign lands, he is at home still and shall make men sensible by the expression of his countenance...domesticated, or does not go abroad with the hope of finding somewhat greater than he knows. He who travels to be amused, or to get somewhat which he does...
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A Dream Too Wild: Emerson Meditations for Every Day of the Year

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 392 pages
...duties, on any occasion call him from his house, or into foreign lands, he is at home still, and shall make men sensible by the expression of his countenance,...a sovereign, and not like an interloper or a valet He carries ruins to ruins. Travelling is a fool's paradise. —SELF-RELIANCE Do you agree with Emerson...
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Roman Fever: Domesticity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-century American ...

Annamaria Formichella Elsden - 2004 - 155 pages
...— arises again a short time later in the essay, when Emerson describes the wise traveler as one who "visits cities and men like a sovereign and not like an interloper or a valet" (186). He makes this concession grudgingly. Ideally, Americans would not travel at all: "It is for...
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 pages
...house, or into foreign lands, he is at home still and is not gadding abroad from himself, and shall make men sensible by the expression of his countenance...domesticated, or does not go abroad with the hope of finding somewhat greater than he knows. He who travels to be amused or to get somewhat which he does...
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The Midwestern Pastoral: Place and Landscape in Literature of the American ...

William Barillas - 2006 - 258 pages
...his duties, on any occasion call him from his house, or into foreign lands, he is at home still ... he goes the missionary of wisdom and virtue, and visits...sovereign, and not like an interloper or a valet" (277). Wright struggled throughout his career to balance his love of poetic traditions ancient and...
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Motivational Classics, Volume 1

Tom Walsh - 2007 - 200 pages
...duties, on any occasion call him from his house, or into foreign lands, he is at home still and shall make men sensible by the expression of his countenance...domesticated, or does not go abroad with the hope of finding somewhat greater than he knows. He who travels to be amused, or to get somewhat which he does...
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McGraw-Hill's PRAXIS I and II, 2nd Ed.

Laurie Rozakis - 2007 - 421 pages
...duties, on any occasion call him from his house, or into foreign lands, he is at home still and shall make men sensible by the expression of his countenance...a sovereign and not like an interloper or a valet. (10) I have no churlish objection to the circumnavigation of the globe for the purposes of art, of...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - 2008 - 237 pages
...duties, on any occasion call him from his house, or into foreign lands, he is at home still, and shall make men sensible by the expression of his countenance,...domesticated, or does not go abroad with the hope of finding somewhat 69 greater than he knows. He who travels to be amused, or to get somewhat which he...
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