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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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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 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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The Life and Letters of John Brown: Liberator of Kansas, and Martyr of Virginia

Franklin Benjamin Sanborn - 1891 - 645 pages
...years, and always like a cat falls on his feet." This man, says Emerson further, "walks abreast of his days, and feels no shame in not ' studying a profession...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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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 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 a Stoic2 open the resources of man, and tell men they are not leaning willows, but can and must detach...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1894 - 322 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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Literary Interpretations, Or, A Guide to the Teaching and Reading of ...

1896 - 204 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....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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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...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 a Stoic2 open the resources of man, and tell men they are not leaning willows, but can and must detach...
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Art and Industry: (1897) Industrial and technical training in voluntary ...

United States. Office of Education, Isaac Edwards Clarke, United States. Bureau of Education - 1897
...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." It seems to me that if Emerson could have looked forward at that time and have seen the manual training...
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Inductive Lessons in Rhetoric

Frances W. Lewis - 1900 - 308 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....not one chance, but a hundred chances. Let a stoic arise who shall reveal the resources of man and tell men that they are not leaning willows, but can...
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Essays. 1901

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1901
...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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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 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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