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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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An American Bible

Alice Hubbard - 1918 - 372 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...whose affections must now enter into his account. <I There is no Lethe for this. Ah, that he could pass again into his neutral, godlike independence...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 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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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 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...Lethe for this. Ah, that he could pass again into his neutrality! Who can thus lose all pledges and, having observed, observe again from the same unaffected,...
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The Revolt of Modern Youth

Ben Barr Lindsey, Wainwright Evans - 1925 - 354 pages
...it were, clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken with iclat, he is a committed person, watched by the sympathy...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 Real Boy and the New School

Albert Edward Hamilton - 1925 - 375 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...whose affections must now enter into his account." I had read these words long before entering a classroom as a teacher. They rang true to my own adolescence,...
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The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - 1971 - 424 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...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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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 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...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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R.W. Emersons Naturauffassung und ihre philosophischen Ursprünge: eine ...

Thomas Krusche - 1987 - 380 pages
...Person verantwortlich ist: The man is, äs it were, clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon äs he has once acted or spoken with eclat, he is a committed...now enter into his account. There is no Lethe for this.18 Aus der solipsistischen Sicht des nur seiner selbst gewissen Ich offenbart sich die resignative...
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In Quest of the Ordinary: Lines of Skepticism and Romanticism

Stanley Cavell - 1994 - 200 pages
...the Perverse." In his fifth paragraph, Emerson says: "The man is as it were clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken...enter into his account. There is no Lethe for this." The idea is that we have become permanently and unforgettably visible to one another, in a state of...
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In Quest of the Ordinary: Lines of Skepticism and Romanticism

Stanley Cavell - 1994 - 200 pages
...it were clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken with éclat he is a committed person, watched by the sympathy...enter into his account. There is no Lethe for this." The idea is that we have become permanently and unforgettably visible to one another, in a state of...
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