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" If any man consider the present aspects of what is called by distinction society, he will see the need of these ethics. The sinew and heart of man seem to be drawn out, and we are become timorous, desponding whimperers. "
Essays - Page 68
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
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Transatlantic Mirrors: Essays in Franco-American Literary Relations

Sidney David Braun, Seymour Lainoff - 1978 - 271 pages
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Sociology for Whom?

Alfred McClung Lee - 1978 - 236 pages
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Emerson's Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1981 - 480 pages
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Emerson's Fall: A New Interpretation of the Major Essays

B. L. Packer - 1982 - 244 pages
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Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983
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Self-determination: An Anthology of Philosophy and Poetry

Jorn K. Bramann - 1984 - 236 pages
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Anglo-American Antiphony: The Late Romanticism of Tennyson and Emerson

Richard E. Brantley - 1994 - 352 pages
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Unbought Spirit: A John Jay Chapman Reader

John Jay Chapman - 1998 - 211 pages
...wrapped in his shroud and forever safe." The following is his description of the social world of his day: "If any man consider the present aspects of what is...and we are become timorous, desponding whimperers." It is the same wherever we open his books. He must spur on, feed up, bring forward the dormant character...
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Paths of Freedom: A New Vision of Psychotherapy and the Cultivation of the ...

Neal McMann, Ron Oliver - 2001 - 165 pages
...whole in all ways — not just as a collection of symptoms and pathologies. The Search for Freedom We are afraid of truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of death and afraid of each other. Our occupations, our marriages, our religions, we have not chosen, but society has chosen for us. We shun...
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The American Intellectual Tradition: 1630-1865

David A. Hollinger, Charles Capper - 2001 - 576 pages
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