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" Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic and permeable to principles, by the law of nature must overpower and ride all cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. "
Essays - Page 61
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...of .spirits. We fancy it rhetoric, when we speak of eminent virtue. We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic...principles, by the law of nature must overpower and ride 2 all cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...spirits. We fancy it rhetoric 63 •when we speak of eminent virtue. We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic and gerrneable to principles, by the law of nature mus!f overpower and ride al! cities, nations, kings,...
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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
...like facility. We fancy it rhetoric when we speak of eminent virtue. We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men plastic...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. C.This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this as on every topic, the resolution of...
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The Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
...like facility. We fancy it rhetoric when we speak of eminent virtue. We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men plastic...as on every topic, the resolution of all into the ever blessed ONE. Virtue is the governor, the creator, the reality. All things real are so by so much...
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The Emerson Birthday-book ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1906
...is the influence of private character, the growth of the Individual. do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man, or a company of men, plastic...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. BELIEF and love-a believing we love will relieve us of a vast load of care. O my brothers, God exists!...
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The Works of Theodore Parker: The American scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907
...virtue of obedience to this law great men are great, and only so: " We do not yet see that virtue is height, and that a man or a company of men plastic...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not." " A true man belongs to no other time or place, but is the center of things. Where he is, there is...
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The American Scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907 - 534 pages
...virtue of obedience to this law great men are great, and only so: "We do not yet see that virtue is height, and that a man or a company of men plastic...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not." " A true man belongs to no other time or place, but is the center of things. Where he is, there is...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...of spirits. We fancy it rhetoric when we speak of eminent virtue. We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic...principles, by the law of nature must overpower and ride 3 all cities, nations, kings, rich men, 15 poets, who are not.4 This is the ultimate fact which we...
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Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1908 - 303 pages
...of spirits. We fancy it rhetoric, when we speak of eminent virtue. We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic...topic, the resolution of all into the ever-blessed One. Self -existence is the attribute of the Supreme Cause, and it constitutes the measure of good by the...
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Literary Reviews and Criticisms

Prosser Hall Frye - 1908 - 312 pages
...succeeded in appropriating ; and as far as it goes it is very like. "We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not." Undoubtedly Emerson wrote the passage ; but all the same it is Whitman to a T. The "plastic and permeable...
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