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" Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. "
Essays and Poems of Emerson - Page xxv
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
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Americans

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1922 - 336 pages
...hurtful, the nature of man alone considered." Emerson as moralist takes up the work which Frnaklin's political duties prevented him from carrying out....will result with a kind of instinctive and inevitable Tightness. "The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues," he says in "Spiritual Laws," "the better...
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The Literary Digest International Book Review

Clifford Smyth - 1925
...scarcely be set down as a classicist. Neither does this sound like conservatism: "Whoso would be a man must be a non-conformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered l>y the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothinc is at last sacred but the integrity...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays for First-year Students Selected by the ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1923 - 428 pages
...Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs. Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal...name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall...
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The Oral Study of Literature

Algernon de Vivier Tassin - 1923 - 431 pages
...enjoyment, And yet, like my title, have nothing to do! BAUBY PAIN 301. NONCONFORMITY Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal...name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall...
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The Genius of America: Studies in Behalf of the Younger Generation

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1923 - 267 pages
...vision of sincerity, truth, and actuality. 'Whoso would be a man,' he declared in his famous essay on Self-Reliance, 'must be a nonconformist. He who would...of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness.' No American ever lived whose personal life was more exemplary; or who expressed such perfect disdain...
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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
...Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs. Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal...name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall...
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Die Akademie: eine Sammlung von Aufsätzen aus dem Arbeitskreis der ...

Rolf Hoffmann - 1924
...Sittlichkeit. »Whoso would be a man«, sagt Emerson, »must be a nonconformist«. Und er fügt hinzu: »He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered...of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness«. Emersons Moralkritik wendet sich mit freimütiger Kühnheit gegen soziale, kirchliche, konventionelle...
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The Revolt of Modern Youth

Ben Barr Lindsey, Wainwright Evans - 1925 - 354 pages
...necessary, would sink like darts into the ears of men, and put them in fear. . . . "Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal...name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing at the last is sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you...
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The Essential American Tradition: An Anthology of Striking and Significant ...

Jesse Lee Bennett - 1925 - 332 pages
...because each believes himself inspired by the Divine Soul which also inspires all men. Who would be a man must be a non-conformist. He who would gather immortal...name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to your self, and you shall...
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A Book of Modern Essays

Bruce McCullough, Edwin Berry Burgum - 1926 - 430 pages
...vision of sincerity, truth, and actuality. "Whoso would be a man," he declared in his famous- essay on Self-Reliance, "must be a nonconformist. He who would...of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness." No American ever lived whose personal life was more exemplary; or who expressed such perfect disdain...
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