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" ... complaining the rest of his life. A sturdy lad from New Hampshire or Vermont, who in turn tries all the professions, who teams it, farms it, peddles, keeps a school, preaches, edits a newspaper, goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in... "
Essays, First Series - Page 66
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 pages
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth in successive years, and always, like a cat , falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls....not one chance, but a hundred chances. Let a stoic arise who shall reveal the resources of man, and tell men they are not leaning willows, but can and...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls....his life, but lives already. He has not one chance, hut a hundred chances. Let a stoic arise who shall reveal the resources of man, and tell men they are...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls....one chance, but a hundred chances. Let a Stoic open th^ resources of man, and tell men they are not leaning willows, but can and must detach themselves...
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Worth and Wealth

Freeman Hunt - 1856
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls....his life, but lives already. He has not one chance! Let a stoic arise who shall reveal the resources of man, and tell men they are not leaning willows,...
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Readings for Young Men, Merchants, and Men of Business

1859 - 172 pages
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls....his life, but lives already. He has not one chance ! Let a stoic arise who shall reveal the resources of man, and tell men they are not weeping willows,...
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Fifty celebrated men: their lives and trials [&c.].

Fifty celebrated men - 1862 - 311 pages
...goes to congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on his feet — is worth a hundred of these city dolls....He has not one chance, but a hundred chances." Let the youthful readers think of the men who have risen up through toil and trial to bless the world,...
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Readings for Young Men, Merchants, and Men of Business

Readings - 1866 - 166 pages
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls....his life, but lives already. He has not one chance ! Let a stoic arise who shall reveal the resources of man, and tell men they are not weeping willows,...
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Report of the Secretary, Volume 10

Michigan. State Board of Agriculture - 1871
...his feet, is worth a dozen of these city dolls. He walks abreast with his-days, and feels no shame in studying a profession; for he does not postpone his...He has not one chance, but a hundred chances.'. Let these suggestions encourage the establishment of institutions for mutual improvement by farmers and...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls....already. He has not one chance, but a hundred chances. Tiet a Stoic open the resources of man, and tell men they are not leaning willows, but can and must...
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Essays: First series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls....walks abreast with his days, and feels no shame in not ' stndying a profession,' for he does not postpone his life, but lives already. He has not one chance,...
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