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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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Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 5

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1911
...Boston. He has not one chance but a hundred chances. Now let a stern preacher arise who shall reveal the resources of man, and tell men they are not leaning willows. . . . A great act of much import to the new philosophical opinions is the garden discovery that a potato,...
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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...Congress, buys a township, and so forth, in successive years, and always like a cat falls on his feet, 10 is worth a hundred of these city dolls. He walks abreast...not one chance, but a hundred chances. Let a stoic arise who shall reveal the resources of man 15 and tell men they are not leaning willows, but can and...
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Thrift

National Education Association of the United States - 1917 - 87 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. He walks abreast of his days and feels no shame in not "studying a profession," for he does not postpone his life, but...
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - 1921 - 373 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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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 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 rot leaning willows, but can and...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 78

1911
...faith in the worth of the individual. In " Self-Reliance " he says : Let a stoic arise who shall reveal the resources of man and tell men they are not leaning...willows, but can and must detach themselves — that a man is the word made flesh — and that the moment he acts from himself, tossing the laws, the books,...
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The Depleted Self: Sin in a Narcissistic Age

Donald Capps - 1993 - 176 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 (SR, 43). As a boy, Emerson was himself deprived of love and affection by Calvinistic parents whose...
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Men Alone: Masculinity, Individualism, and Hard-boiled Fiction, Volume 3

Jopi Nyman - 1997 - 384 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." Neither is Emerson the only representative of gendered individualism within the Western or American...
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The Power of Paideia Schools: Defining Lives Through Learning

Terry Roberts, National Paideia Center - 1998 - 125 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....already. He has not one chance but a hundred chances. (1979, p. 75) We might add to our profile of the successful 21st century individual that he or she...
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 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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