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" ... interesting, silly, eloquent, troublesome. He cumbers himself never about consequences, about interests; he gives an independent, genuine verdict. You must court him; he does not court you. But the man is as it were clapped into jail by his consciousness.... "
Essays - Page 49
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...verdict. You must court him; he does not court you. But the man is as it were clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken...observed, observe again from the same unaffected, unbiased, unbribable, unaffrighted innocence, must always be formidable, must always engage the poet's...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...verdict. You must court him; he does not court you. But the man is as it were clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken...observed, observe again from the same unaffected, unbiased, unbribable, unaffrighted innocence, must always be formidable, must always engage the poet's...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...verdict. You must court him; he does not court you. But the man is as it were clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken...is no Lethe for this. Ah, that he could pass again c HC v into his neutral, godlike independence! Who can thus lose all pledge and, having observed, observe...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken with eclat,0 he is a committed person, watched by the 5 sympathy or the hatred of hundreds, whose affections must now enter into his account. There is no Lethe0 for this. Ah, that he could pass again into his neutrality ! Who can thus lose all pledges and...
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The Wisdom of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Being Extracts from His Prose and Verse

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1911 - 163 pages
...verdict. You must court him; he does not court you. But the man is, as it were, clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken...pass again into his neutral, godlike independence ! Self Reliance. A LTOGETHER independent of the inĀ£~\. tellectual force in each is the pride of opinion,...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...s were, clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken with eclat1 he is a committed person, watched by the sympathy...affections must now enter into his account. There is no Lethe2 for this. Ah, that he could pass again into his neutrality ! Who3 10 can thus avoid all pledges,...
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College Life, Its Conditions and Problems: A Selection of Essays for Use in ...

Maurice Garland Fulton - 1914 - 524 pages
...verdict. You must court him; he does not court you. But the man is as it were clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken...observed, observe again from the same unaffected, unbiased, unbribable, unaffrighted innocence, must always be formidable, must always engage the poet's...
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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...not court you. But the man is as it were clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has 20 once acted or spoken with eclat he is a committed...his neutral, godlike independence! Who can thus lose 25 all pledge, and, having observed, observe again from the (same unaffected, unbiased, unbribable,...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - 1915 - 635 pages
...as it were, clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken with Mat he is a committed person, watched by the sympathy...Lethe for this. Ah, that he could pass again into his neutrality ! Who can thus avoid all pledges, and having observed, observe again from the same unaffected,...
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Essays for College English

James Cloyd Bowman - 1918 - 474 pages
...verdict. You must court him; he does not court you. But the man is as it were clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken...observed, observe again from the same unaffected, unbiased, unbribable, unaffrighted innocence, must always be formidable, must always engage the poet's...
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