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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 Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...printed page. I only would say that it needs a strong head to bear that diet. One must be an inventor1 to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would...Indies, must carry out the wealth of the Indies." There 10 is then creative reading as well as creative writing. When the mind is braced by labour and invention,...
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Burg Neideck

Wilhelm Heinrich Riehl - 1907 - 139 pages
...school-master, the author may have had in mind the quotation from Emerson's essay, The American Scholar: "He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry out the wealth of the Indies." Page 40. — t. î)ie§ wenig fd)tneid)ell)afte 3°»berlt, Ms by no means flattering hesitation. 2....
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The Spirit of Montaigne: Some Thoughts and Expressions Similar to Those in ...

Grace Norton - 1908 - 233 pages
...vertu plus difficilement et hautement que ne font ceux qui sont en magistrat. One 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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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pages
...without that it its so much loose matter floating in our brain. — Locke. One must be an inventor to read well. — As the proverb says, " He that would...must carry out the wealth of the Indies.— There is creative reading as well as creative writing. — When the mind is braced by labor and invention, the...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pages
...; without that it is so much loose matter floating in our brain. — /Mcke. One must be an inventor to read well. — As the proverb says, " He that would...must carry out the wealth of the Indies. — There is creative reading as well as creative writing. — When the mind is braced by labor and invention, the...
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Lessons in Psychology

Elizabeth Helen Hannahs - 1908 - 219 pages
...transferable to sight. No formal training of the "powers of observation" is possible. APPLICATION STEP.—I. "He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies." '' The only things that we commonly see are those which we preperceive." (W. James, "Psychology.")...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...printed page. I only vvould 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 carry the wealth of the Indies."0 There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. When the mind...
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Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson: With Annotations, Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1910
...neighborhood, and like the words of great men, without cant. Two proverbs I found lately : one, " He who would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry out the wealth of the Indies." The other may serve as foil to this magnificent sentence, "Small pot, soon hot." Then again I found...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...printed page. I only would say, that it needs a strong head to bear that diet. One jtnust jjejm^inventor to read well. As the proverb says, " He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry 20 out the wealth of the Indies." 1 There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. When...
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The Freshman and His College: A College Manual

Frank Cummins Lockwood - 1913 - 156 pages
...as welcome to me as would a comrade or a brother. One may study with the thought of future travel. "He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies." That is, we shall see only what we are prepared to see. Study with the thought of making yourself an...
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