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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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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 pages
...society, law, to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others ! If any man consider the present aspects of what is...society, he will see the need of these ethics. The sine\v and heart of man seem to be drawn out, and we are become timorous, desponding whimperers. We...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...himself, that a simple purpose may be to nj ^ him as strong as .iron necessity is to others ! KiH^ If any man consider the present aspects of what is...need of these ethics. The sinew and heart of man seem y to be drawn out, and we are become timorous, de- I j \ spending whimperers. We are afraid of truth,...
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The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...society, law, to himself, that a simple puqrose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others ! If any man consider the present aspects of what is called by distinction seciety, he will see the need of these ethics. The sinew and heart of man seem to be drawn out, and...
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Emerson Year Book: Selections for Every Day in the Year from the Essays of ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 155 pages
...and therefore cf an old immaculate pedigree, even if shown in a young person. v January Fifteenth. We are afraid of truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of death, and afraid of each other. January Sixteenth. Prayer is the contemplation of the facts of life from the highest point of view....
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An English Grammar: For the Use of High School, Academy, and College Classes

William Malone Baskervill, James Witt Sewell - 1895 - 349 pages
...great fonader of the Empire, so it is also the glory of Charlemagni, che second founder. —BRYCE. If any man consider the present aspects of what is...distinction society, he will see the need of these ethics. Unreal,— (3) Suppositions contrary to fact, which cannot fr«™ ' be true, or conditions that cannot...
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Rising in the World: Or, Architects of Fate; a Book Designed to Inspire ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1897 - 478 pages
...dislocated, never flinched, but looked her tormentor calmly in the face and refused to abjure her faith. " We are afraid of truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of death, and afraid of each other." " Half a man's wisdom goes with his courage," said Emerson. Physicians used' to teach that courage...
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Emerson: And Other Essays

John Jay Chapman - 1898 - 247 pages
...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. 39 He must spur on, feed up, bring forward the dormant character...
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Emerson: And Other Essays

John Jay Chapman - 1898 - 247 pages
...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. 39 He must spur on, feed up, bring forward the dormant character...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 324 pages
...society, law, to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others! If any man consider the present aspects of what is...of each other. Our age yields no great and perfect persons.28 We want men and women who shall renovate life and our social state, but we see that most...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...society, law, to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others ! If any man consider the present aspects of what is...distinction society, he will see the need of these 20 ethics.1 The sinew and heart of man seem to be drawn out, and we are become timorous, desponding...
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