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" Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. "
The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 247
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
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The Oral Study of Literature

Algernon de Vivier Tassin - 1923 - 431 pages
...have nothing to do! BAUBY PAIN 301. NONCONFORMITY Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world. . . . THE ORAL STUDY OF LITERATURE think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and in intellectual...
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Die Akademie: eine Sammlung von Aufsätzen aus dem Arbeitskreis der ...

Rolf Hoffmann - 1924
...Sittlichkeit. »Whoso would be a man«, sagt Emerson, »must be a nonconformist«. Und er fügt hinzu: »He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness«. Emersons Moralkritik wendet sich mit freimütiger Kühnheit gegen soziale, kirchliche, konventionelle...
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The Genius of America: Studies in Behalf of the Younger Generation

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1923 - 267 pages
...would be a man,' he declared in his famous essay on Self-Reliance, 'must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness.' No American ever lived whose personal life was more exemplary; or who expressed such perfect disdain...
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The Creative Life

Ludwig Lewisohn - 1924 - 200 pages
...expiate but to live." And in what manner did he conceive the living of a free, a noble, an American life? "Absolve you to yourself and you shall have the suffrage of the world. . . . What I must do is all that concerns me; not what people think." There is nothing here about teamwork,...
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The Essential American Tradition: An Anthology of Striking and Significant ...

Jesse Lee Bennett - 1925 - 332 pages
...by the Divine Soul which also inspires all men. Who would be a man must be a non-conformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to your self, and you shall have the suffrage of the world. I remember an answer which when quite young...
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The Revolt of Modern Youth

Ben Barr Lindsey, Wainwright Evans - 1925 - 354 pages
...the ears of men, and put them in fear. . . . "Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing at the last is sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have...
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Nineteenth-Century Religious Thought in the West:

Ninian Smart, John Clayton, Patrick Sherry, Steven T. Katz - 1988 - 368 pages
...the place the Divine Providence has found for you. . . who would be a man must be a nonconformist. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself.' During the decade that separated 'Self-Reliance' and 'Fate' Emerson became more sombre but there is...
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Conversant Essays: Contemporary Poets on Poetry

James McCorkle - 1990 - 596 pages
...more important sex of mind." Of divine absolution, he simply referred us to a divinity closer at hand: "Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world." I would like to say these examples amount to recombinant memes. I can certainly say along with Charles...
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Integrity in Depth

John Beebe - 2005 - 165 pages
...Integrity and Gender 70 Chapter 4. Working on Integrity 99 Epilogue 125 Notes 127 Index 155 Foreword Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your...yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world. — EMERSON JOHN BEEBE has successfully carried out an immense task of understanding one of the most...
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No Less a Man: Masculist Art in a Feminist Age

Douglas Robinson - 1994 - 323 pages
...constant counterpressure. "Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind," Emerson says. "Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world" ("SelfReliance" 50). But if integrity is sacred, it is also taboo: work to absolve yourself so that...
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