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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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Educating the Child at Home: Personal Training & the Work Habit

Ella Frances Lynch - 1914 - 214 pages
...true here, as elsewhere, that you get out of a book, a sermon, a college course, what you bring to it. "He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies." Only the thinking mind gets new thoughts from the printed page. When the mind is braced with ideas,...
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Essays for College Men: 2d Series

1915 - 385 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...the Indies." There is then creative reading as well asjcreative writing. When the mind is braced by labor and invention, the page of whatever book we read...
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The Whole Year Round

Dallas Lore Sharp - 1915
...sign, then you must read " dandelion " here every time I write " shadbush." There is an old saying, "He that would bring ? home the wealth of the Indies must carry the wealth j of the Indies out"; which is to say, those who • bring home the wealth of the Indies,...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 24

1916
...harmony is in immortal souls." Louis JAMES BLOCK. Chicago, Illinois. THE APPRECIATION OF LITERATURE "He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry the wealth of the Indies." The truths involved in this dictum of Emerson's appear sufficiently obvious...
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The German Conspiracy in American Education

Gustavus Ohlinger - 1919 - 105 pages
...failure in the past. Over the~princi-~ pal gateway of the nation's capital are inscribed the words: "He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry the wealth of the Indies with him; so it is with travelling. A man must carry knowledge with him if...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 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...wealth of the Indies." There is then creative reading &s. well as creative writing,. When the mind is braced by labor " and invention, tne page of whatever...
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Public Speaking Today: A High School Manual

Frank Cummins Lockwood, Clarence De Witt Thorpe - 1921 - 264 pages
...recognize it as just what he is after, and seize and claim it for his particular purpose. Says Emerson: "He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry out the wealth of the Indies." It is important to form the habit of seeing things accurately. Most people have hazy notions of what...
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The Art of Thinking

Thomas Sharper Knowlson - 1921 - 165 pages
...And that way originality lies. i (&) Read creatively. — We have borrowed the phrase from Emerson. "There is then ' creative reading as 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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The Mind at Work in Studying, Thinking, and Reading: A Source Book and ...

Rollo La Verne Lyman - 1924 - 349 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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The Coasts of Illusion: A Study of Travel Tales

Clark Barnaby Firestone - 1924 - 410 pages
...delusions as to the Americas of the sixteenth century constitute the strangest chapter of travel tale. But "he that would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry the wealth of the Indies with him"; the illusory expeditions of Spain had results that were denied...
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