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" O father, O mother, O wife, O brother, O friend, I have lived with you after appearances hitherto. Henceforward I am the truth's. Be it known unto you that henceforward I obey no law less than the eternal law. I will have no covenants but proximities. "
So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance - Page 28
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
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Strong Liberalism: Habits of Mind for Democratic Citizenship

Jason A. Scorza - 2008 - 270 pages
...conflict altogether, or even begin to doubt their own convictions. As Emerson writes, in "Self-Reliance," "Check this lying hospitality and lying affection....of these deceived and deceiving people with whom we converse."61 Fear of conspicuousness mainly pertains to being seen by others, but it can also be related...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - 2008 - 237 pages
...least resist our temptations; let us enter into the state of war, and wake Thor and Woden, courage and constancy, in our Saxon breasts. This is to be done...deceiving people with whom we converse. Say to them, 0 father, O mother, O wife, O brother, O friend, I have lived with you after appearances hitherto....
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