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" Reason from her inviolable seat pronounces on the passing men and events of to-day, — this he shall hear and promulgate. These being his functions, it becomes him to feel all confidence in himself, and to defer never to the popular cry. He and he only... "
Retrospect of Western Travel - Page 208
by Harriet Martineau - 1838 - 239 pages
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...stand to society, " and especially to educated society. For all this loss and scorn, what offset 1 He is to find consolation in exercising the highest...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...immediate fame. In the long period of his preparation, he must betray often an ignorance and shiftlessness in popular arts, incurring the disdain of the able...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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Nature: Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 372 pages
...The odds are that the whole question is not worth the poorest thought which the scholar bas lost iu listening to the controversy. Let him not quit his...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of Ihe earth affirm it to bo the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, iu severe abstraction,...
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The Memorial History of Boston: Including Suffolk County ..., Volume 3

Justin Winsor, Clarence F. Jewett - 1882
...Edinburgh Reviczv, is to command any longer." He must trust his own intuitions, his own insight. " Let him not quit his belief that a pop-gun is a pop-gun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom ! " He must be free and brave. " Fear is a...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 5

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880
...is not worth the poorest thought which the scholar has lost in listening to the controversy. (_Let him not quit his belief that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of In sileuce, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 648 pages
...immediate fame. In the long period of his preparation he must betray often an ignorance and shiftlessness in popular arts, incurring the disdain of the able...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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NATURE, ADDRESSES, AND LECTURES

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1883
...immediate fame. In the long period of his preparation he must betray often an ignorance and shiftlessness in popular arts, incurring the disdain of the able...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack j of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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Nature: Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
...road, accepting the fashions, the education, the religion of society, he takes the cross of makw ing his own, and, of course, the self-accusation, the...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and v honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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Works, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...uncertainty and loss of time, which are the nettles and tangling vines in the way of the self-relying ami self-directed ; and the state of virtual hostility...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 372 pages
...time, which are the nettles and tangling vines in the way of the self -relying and self -directed ; and the state of virtual hostility in which he seems...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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