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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar - Page 160
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
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Harriet Martineau's Autobiography ...

Harriet Martineau - 1877
...RUSSELL LOWELL. " Henceforth thou art the genius of the shore." MILTON. " HE that would bring back the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies : " and the knowledge of this was what caused the unusual excitement in the public mind of America...
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Harriet Martineau's Autobiography ...

Harriet Martineau - 1877
...RCSSBLL LOWELL. " Henceforth tliou art the genius of the shore." HILTOH. " HE that would bring back the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies : " and the knowledge of this was what caused the unusual excitement in the public mind of America...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 5

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880
...printed page. Lo_nljr_ would say, that it needs a strong head to bear that diet. 0neTuust_be_au_myentor to read well. . As the proverb says, " He that would...labor and invention, the page of whatever book we road becomes luminous with '-manifold allusion. Every sentence, is, doubly significant, and the sense...
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Education, Volume 45

1925
...has to consult Chaucer or Aristotle on aerial navigation or Noah on submarine warfare. Says Emerson : "When the mind is braced by labor and invention, the...whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold illusion. Every sentence is doubly significant, and the sense of the author is as broad as the world...
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Literary Style: And Other Essays

William Mathews - 1881 - 345 pages
...going farther," yet this proves only that the eye sees what it brings the means of seeing, and that, as the proverb says, he that would bring home the...the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies. The general truth remains, that travel brushes away the contractedness, shakes off the one-sidedness,...
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London Society, Volume 42

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - 1882
...acquaintance had hurried across to the Continent to avoid his importunate ereONE must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, 'He that would...well as creative writing. When the mind is braced by labour and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion. Every...
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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - 1882 - 472 pages
...Patriae quis exsul." " Coelum non animum." We can only gather interest on the capital we take with us. " He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies." Many English men and women who run abroad, a show to others, themselves see nothing. If we go to Chicago...
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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - 1882 - 472 pages
...Patrhe quis exsul." " Ccelum non animum." We can only gather interest on the capital we take with us. "He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies." Many English men and women who run abroad, a show to others, themselves see nothing. If we go to Chicago...
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The 'breakfast table' series. The autocrat of the breakfast-table. The ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1882 - 604 pages
...I said ; — yet there is room for a gloss or commentary on what you say. " He who would bring back the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies." What you bring away from the Bible depends to some extent on what you carry to it. — Benjamin Franklin...
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Nature: Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
...printed page. I only would say, that it needs a strong head to bear that diet. One must be au inventor to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would...creative reading as well as creative writing. When tbe mind is braced by labor and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with...
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