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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 Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Representative men

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...founded on dissections of animals, were incorrect concerning men. Page 265, note I. " Let the scholar not quit his belief that a pop-gun is a pop-gun, though...honourable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom." — " The American Scholar," Nature, Addresses and Lectures, Page 268, note I. The thoughts of this...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...founded on dissections of animals, were incorrect concerning men. Page 265, note I. " Let the scholar not quit his belief that a pop-gun is a pop-gun, though...honourable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. " — " The American Scholar," Nature, Addresses and Lectures. Page 268, note I. The thoughts of this...
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Representative Men: Seven Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 378 pages
...founded on dissections of ani mals, were incorrect concerning men. Page 265, note I. " Let the scholar not quit his belief that a pop-gun is a pop-gun, though...honourable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom." — " The \ American Scholar," Nature, Addresses and Lectures. Page 268, note I. The thoughts of this...
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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - 1904 - 481 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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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - 1904 - 481 pages
...world of any moment is the merest appearance. Some great decorum, some fetish of a government, jome ephemeral trade, or war, or man, is cried up by half...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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Society and Solitude: Twelve Chapters

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 451 pages
...Emerson acted on the counsel he gave to the American Scholar in the Phi Beta Kappa Address, in 1837: "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." — Nature, Addresses and Lectures, p. IO2....
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 324 pages
...half mankind and cried down by the other half, as if all depended on this particular up or down. . . . 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. . . . Success treads on every right step....
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 pages
...in the way of the self-relying and self -directed ; and the state of virtual hostility in which lie seems to stand to society, and especially to educated...that a popgun is a popgun, though the ancient and honorable of the earth affirm it to be the crack of doom. In eilence, in steadiness, in severe abstraction,...
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 pages
...And whatsoever new verdict Reason from her inviolable seat pronounces on the passing men and eventa of to-day, — this he shall hear and promulgate....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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Studies in American and British Literature

Inez Nellie Canfield McFee - 1905 - 557 pages
...office of the scholar is to cheer, to raise, to guide men by showing them facts amidst appearances. 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. i Fear always springs from ignorance. The...
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