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" Trust thyself : every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine Providence has found for you ; the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike, to the... "
Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 114
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
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Americans

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1922 - 336 pages
...themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the Eternal was stirring at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all their being." In his roving early days as teacher, printer, editor; reading his Dante and Shakespeare in a wood by...
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Statistics of Land-grant Colleges and Universities, Issues 4-5

United States. Office of Education - 1963
...neighbor. The teacher of writing is a liberator, a miner of greatness. As described in Emerson's lines, "We are now men, and must accept in the highest mind the same transcendent destiny, not minors or invalids lying in a protected corner, not cowards fleeing before the revolution, but...
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Bulletin, Issue 1

United States. Office of Education - 1963
...neighbor. The teacher of writing is a liberator, a miner of greatness. As described in Emerson's lines, "We are now men, and must accept in the highest mind the same transcendent destiny, not minors or invalids lying in a protected corner, not cowards fleeing before the revolution, but...
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R.W. Emersons Naturauffassung und ihre philosophischen Urspr√ľnge: eine ...

Thomas Krusche - 1987 - 380 pages
...the place the divine Providence has found for you; the society of your contemporaries, the connexion of events. Great men have always done so, and confided...of their age, betraying their perception that the Eternal was stirring at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all their being."...
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Whitman's Drama of Consensus

Kerry C. Larson - 1988 - 269 pages
...manifests itself to the Emersonian reader most authentically when it is betrayed. "Great men have always confided themselves childlike to the genius of their...through their hands, predominating in all their being" (W 2:47). Such confidence is fortified by the aegis of the "Universal Mind" or "Oversoul" that "lies...
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Light From Many Lamps

Lillian Watson - 1988 - 352 pages
...vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Great men have always done so. ... My life is for itself and not for a spectacle. I much prefer that it should be of a lower strain,...
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New Essays on Rabbit Run

Stanley Trachtenberg, Emory Elliot - 1993 - 120 pages
...that individual nonconformity can be given direction and purpose because selfreliance is God-reliance: Great men have always done so and confided themselves...of their age, betraying their perception that the Eternal was stirring at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all their being."...
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The Concept of Faith: A Philosophical Investigation

William Lad Sessions, Mark S. McLeod - 1994 - 298 pages
...lacking; but what then might stand IO2. "Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. . . . Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, beConfidence Model [ 97 in its place? Initially, one might think to distinguish two nonconfident conditions:...
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God in the Stadium: Sports and Religion in America

Robert J. Higgs
...vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events....through their hands, predominating in all their being" (Selections 148). Emerson had a deep antipathy to both conformity and imitation, and his great men...
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The Architecture of Bart Prince: A Pragmatics of Place

Christopher Curtis Mead, Professor of Architecture and Art History Presidential Teaching Fellow Christopher Curtis Mead - 1999 - 180 pages
...classically American. Ralph Waldo Emerson called it "Self-Reliance" in 1841: "Great men have always . . . confided themselves childlike to the genius of their...working through their hands, predominating in all their being."2 What, in fact, the "genius of their age" might be remains unsaid, because it is understood...
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