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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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Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Lothrop Motley: Two Memoirs

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892 - 542 pages
...and Bacon were only young men in libraries when they wrote these books. . . . One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, 'He that would...the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies.' . . . When the mind is braced by labor and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Lothrop Motley

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...and Bacon were only young men in libraries when they wrote these books. . . . One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, 'He that would...the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies." . . . When the mind is braced by labor and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous...
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West Roxbury Sermons: 1837-1848

Theodore Parker - 1892 - 235 pages
...enjoys much ; the careless and the foolish see little and enjoy little. There is an old proverb, " He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies." All things are yours on condition that you know how to use them. The gates will only open to him who...
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The professor at the breakfast-tabel

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...— 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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The professor at the breakfast-tabel

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...— 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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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
...printed page. I only would say, that it needs a strong head to bear that diet. One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would...Indies, must carry out the wealth of the Indies." 1 There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. When the mind is braced by labor and...
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Pushing to the Front: Or, Success Under Difficulties; a Book of Inspiration ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1894 - 312 pages
...ourselves, that we are underlings. SHAKESPEARE. Every one is the son of his own works. — CERVANTES. He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry out the wealth of the Indies. — OLD ADAGE. A rase is begun ; why, as the wheel goes round, does it turn out • pitcher ? — HORACE....
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The Practical Elements of Rhetoric

John Franklin Genung - 1895 - 488 pages
...name, borrowed from Emerson, of " creative reading." Mr. Emerson says : ' — " One must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, ' He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must cany out the wealth of the Indies.' There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. When...
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Pushing to the Front, Or Success Under Difficulties: A Book of Inspiration ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1896 - 416 pages
...ourselves, that we are underlings. SHAKESPEARE. Every one is the son of his own works. — CERVANTES. He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry out the wealth of the Indies. — OLD ADAGE. A vase is begun ; why, as the wheel goes round, does it turn out a pitcher ? — HORACK....
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Pushing to the Front, Or, Success Under Difficulties: A Book of Inspiration ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1896
...ourselves, that we are underlings. SHAKESPEARE. Every one is the son of his own works. — CERVANTES. He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry out the wealth of the Indies. — OLD ADAQE. A vase is begun ; why, as the wheel goes round, does it turn out a pitcher ? — HORACE....
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