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" ... each stands for the whole world. What is so great as friendship, let us carry with what grandeur of spirit we can. Let us be silent, — so we may hear the whisper of the gods. Let us not interfere. Who set you to cast about what you should say to... "
Essays, First Series - Page 170
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 pages
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The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the ..., Volume 5

John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
...interfere. Who set you to cast about what you should say to the select souls, or to say anything to such? No matter how ingenious, no matter how graceful and...you to say aught is to be frivolous. Wait, and thy soul shall speak. Wait until the necessary and everlasting overpowers you, until day and night avail...
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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...Who set you to cast about what you should say to the select 30 soul, or how to say anything to such ? No matter how ingenious, no matter how graceful and...your lips. The only reward of virtue is virtue ; the onlyway to have a friend is to be one. You shall not come 5 nearer a man by getting into his house....
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Readings from Great Authors

John Haynes Holmes, Harvey Dee Brown, Helen Edmunds Redding, Theodora Goldsmith - 1918 - 94 pages
...requires great and sublime parts. Approach your friend with an audacious trust in the truth of his heart. Wait until the necessary and everlasting overpowers...until day and night avail themselves of your lips. Wait, and thy soul shall speak. THE GREAT CITY1 WALT WHITMAN i A great city is that which has the greatest...
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Behold a Sower!: A Book of Religious Teaching for the Home

Mary Louise Cutter Jones Hastings - 1919 - 211 pages
...with all who strive After the higher life. — Henry Wadswofth Longfellow. The Understanding Friend The only reward of virtue is virtue ; the only way to have a friend is to be one. — Ralph Waldo Emerson. Sunday A faithful friend is a strong defence; And he that hath found such...
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FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS

JOHN BARTLETT - 1919
...Friendthip. Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good. Ibid. Thou art to me a delicious torment. ibid. The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one. Ibid. The condition which high friendship demands is ability to do without it. Ibid. And with Caesar...
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Addresses and Sermons to Students: Being a Series of Commencement Orations ...

David McConnell Steele - 1919 - 257 pages
...this world so beautiful." And let me quote not only from the Bible. Recall this passage from Emerson. "The only way to have a friend is to be one. You shall never come nearer a person by getting into their house." Study your true mission in the world, not...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...interfere. Who set you to cast about what you should say to the select souls, or to say any thing to such? No matter how ingenious, no matter how graceful and...innumerable degrees of folly and wisdom; and for you to say ought is to be frivolous. Wait, and thy soul shall speak. Wait until the necessary and everlasting...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...themselves of your lips. The only money of God is God. He pays never with any thing less or any thing else. The only reward of virtue is virtue: the only way to have a friend is to be one. Vain to hope to come nearer a man by getting into his house. If unlike, his soul only flees the faster...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays for First-year Students Selected by the ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1923 - 428 pages
...Who set you to cast about what you should say to the select souls, or how to say anything to such? No matter how ingenious, no matter how graceful and...for you to say aught is to be frivolous. Wait, and the heart shall speak. Wait until the necessary and everlasting overpowers you, until day and night...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 pages
...Who set you to cast about what you should say to the select souls, or how to say anything to such? No matter how ingenious, no matter how graceful and...for you to say aught is to be frivolous. Wait, and the heart shall speak. Wait until the necessary and everlasting overpowers you, until day and night...
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