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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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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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 ab'...
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History of the Choctaw, Chickasaw and Natchez Indians ...

Horatio Bardwell Cushman - 1899 - 607 pages
...cavilings about the Indians proceed alone from profound ignorance and equal depravity of heart. Therefore, "let him not quit his belief that a pop-gun is a pop-gun, although the ancient and honorable of earth affirm it to be the crack ' of doom." , ,•: ' The closing...
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The International Quarterly, Volume 8

Frederick Albert Richardson - 1903
...all confidence in himself, and to defer never to the popular cry. He and he only knows the world." " 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 doom." In patience, in sincerity with himself,...
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The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present ..., Volume 5

David Josiah Brewer - 1901 - 111 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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The American Scholar: An Address

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1901 - 116 pages
...knows the world. The world of any moment is the merest appearance. Some great decorum, some fetich of a government, some ephemeral trade, or war, or...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 se \ vere abstraction,...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...question is not worth the poorest thought which the scholar has lost in listening to the controvers}r. Let him not quit his belief that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and 168 honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In silence, in steadiness, in severe...
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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1902
...particular up or down. The odds are that the whole question is not worth the poorest thought Avhich the scholar has lost in listening to the controversy....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 Onlooker, Volumes 1-2

1902
...critic must stand by his right of individuality of thought and of action as did Emerson's scholar — "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 doom!" The American stage is but a battery of popguns,...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Nature addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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 - 1903 - 461 pages
...of history. Whatsoever oracles the human heart, in all emergencies, in all solemn hours, has'uttered as its commentary on the world of actions,— these...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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