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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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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...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 bring home the wealth of the Indies, must cany out the wealth of the Indies." l There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. When...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 48

1899
...must stand on our own feet, we must adapt, we must invent. It must ever be borne in mind that " He who would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies," and more that whatever is good and strong must be a part of self. Plutarch said a long time ago: "...
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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1902
...would say, that it needs a strong, head to bear that. diet. One must be an inventor to read ;*w - **»^ well. As the proverb says, " He that would bring home...whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold iallusion. Every sentence is doubly significant, and the sense of our author is as broad as the world....
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The professor at the breakfast table, with illustr. by H.M. Brock

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1902
...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 Ind1es." What you bring away from the Bible depends to some extent on what you carry to it. — Benjamin...
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Nature ; Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 461 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...creative writing./ When the mind is braced by labor and inven-[| tion, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion. Every sentence...
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Nature, Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 461 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 bring home trie wealth of the Indies, must carry out the wealth of the Indies." There is then creative reading...
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Elements of English Composition: Designed for Use in Secondary Schools

Tuley Francis Huntington - 1904 - 373 pages
...occasion that arises, is far better."1 Emerson had it in mind, when he said that " one must be an inventor to read well. As the proverb says, ' He that would...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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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - 1904 - 481 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 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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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ...: society & solitude. Letters & social ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
...printed page. I only would say, that it needs a strong head to bear that ^Jiet. One must be an invenTor to read well. As the proverb says, "He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies,-must carry out the wealth of the Indies." There is then creative reading as well as creative...
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 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...whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold iallusion. Every sentence is doubly significant, and the sense of our author is as broad as the world....
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