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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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Agriculture of Maine: Annual Report of the Secretary ..., Volume 15, Part 1870

Maine. Board of Agriculture - 1871
...a township, etc., in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls on 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 life, but lives already. He has not one chance,...
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Essays, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 538 pages
...newspaper, 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....must detach themselves ; that with the exercise of self - trust, new powers shall appear ; that a man is the word made flesh, born to shed healing to...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
...newspaper, 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....must detach themselves ; that with the exercise of self - trust, new powers shall appear ; that a man is the word made flesh, born to shed healing to...
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The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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....must detach themselves ; that with the exercise of self -trust new powers shall appear ; that a man is the word made flesh, born to shed healing to the...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...newspaper, 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....must detach themselves ; that with the exercise of self - trust, new powers shall appear ; that a man is the word made flesh, born to shed healing to...
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls iety thatwith the exercise of self-trust, new powers shall appear; that a man is the word made flesh, born...
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Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
...newspaper, 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....must detach themselves ; that with the exercise of self - trust, new powers shall appear ; that a man is the word made flesh, born to shed healing to...
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The Genius and Character of Emerson: Lectures at the Concord School of ...

Concord School of Philosophy - 1884 - 447 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...profession,' for he does not postpone his life, but lives it already." That is poignantly said ; and yet few of the Americans whom we recognize as great have...
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The Life and Letters of John Brown: Liberator of Kansas, and Martyr of Virginia

Franklin Benjamin Sanborn - 1885 - 645 pages
...feet." This man, says Emerson further, "walks abreast of his days, and feels no shame in not ' stndying a profession ; ' for he does not postpone his life, but lives already." Following the advice of Franklin, who was one of Brown's oracles, he married young, as we have seen,...
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Confessions and Criticisms

Julian Hawthorne - 1887 - 266 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 does not postpone his life, but lives already." That is stirringly said: but, as a matter of fact, most of the Americans whom we recognize as great...
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