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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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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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.'...he does not postpone his life, but lives already. tie has not one chance, but a hundred chances. / Let a Stoic open the resources of man and tell / men...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 324 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 the...
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The Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 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 Marietta Celebration of October 17-18, 1906: Containing Full Report of ...

Marietta College - 1906 - 112 pages
...newspaper, goes to Congress, buys a township, etc., 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." Never was there a broader or a livelier spirit of enterprise, and I am proud to be the husband of one...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, 15 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. 20 Let a Stoic open the resources of man and tell men they are not leaning willows, but can and must...
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Ohio History, Volume 17

1908
...goes to Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always, like a cat, falls en his feet, is worth a hundred of these city dolls....he does not postpone his life, but lives already." Never was there a broader or livelier spirit of enterprise, and I am proud to be the husband of one...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 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 they are not leaning willows, but can and...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...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 they are not leaning willows, but can and...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...goes to Congress, 10 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, 15 but a hundred chances. Let a Stoic0 open the resources of man, and tell men they are not leaning...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...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 " study- 10 ing a profession," for he does not postpone his life, but lives already. He has not one...
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