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" Is it not the chief disgrace in the world, not to be an unit ; — not to be reckoned one character ; — not to yield that peculiar fruit which each man was created to bear, but to be reckoned in the gross, in the hundred^, or the thousand, of the party,... "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 94
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 372 pages
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...an unit ; : — not to be reckoned one character ; — not to yield that peculiar fruit which each man was created to bear, but to be reckoned in the...hundred, or the thousand, of the party, the section, to 10 which we belong ; and our opinion predicted geographically, as the north, or the south ? Not so,...
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Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 77

British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1908
...matters certainly, we do well to follow Emerson, who, when addressing his fellow citizens, declared : ' We will walk on our own feet ; we will work with our own hands, and we will speak our own minds.' Still, the example of Germany and the detailed information which...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...world not to be a unit, not to be reckoned one character, not to yield that peculiar fruit; which each man was created to bear; but to be reckoned in the...geographically, as the north, or the south? Not so, brothers and friends,—please God, ours shall not be so. We will walk on our own feet; we will work with our own...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...world not to be a unit, not to be reckoned one character, not to yield that peculiar fruit; which each man was created to bear; but to be reckoned in the...the thousand, of the party, the section, to which we bekmg; and our opinion predicted geographically, as the north, or the south? Not so, brothers and friends,...
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Egoists: A Book of Supermen: Stendhal, Baudelaire, Flaubert, Anatole France ...

James Huneker - 1909 - 372 pages
...the world not to be a unit; to be reckoned one character; not to yield that peculiar fruit which each man was created to bear, but to be reckoned in the gross, in the hundred of thousands, of the party, of the section to which we belong, and our opinion predicted geographically...
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Leading American Essayists

William Morton Payne - 1910 - 401 pages
...world, not to be an unit; not to be reckoned one character; not to yield that peculiar fruit which each man was created to bear, but to be reckoned in the...geographically, as the north, or the south? Not so, brother and friends, please God, ours shall not be so. We will walk on our own feet; we will work with...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...world, not to be an unit; not to be reckoned one character; not to yield that peculiar fruit which each man was created to bear, but to be reckoned in the...the section, to which we belong ; and our opinion pre- 15 dieted geographically, as the north, or the south? Not so, brothers and friends, — please...
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History of American Literature

Reuben Post Halleck - 1911 - 431 pages
...to be a unit; — not to be reckoned one character ; — not to yield that peculiar fruit which each man was created to bear; but to be reckoned in the...predicted geographically, as the North, or the South?" Then followed his famous declaration to Americans, " We will walk on our own feet; we will work with...
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The American Scholar, Self-reliance, Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1911 - 132 pages
...an unit ; — not to be l reckoned one character ; — not to yield that peculiar fruit which each man was created to bear, but to be reckoned in the...hundred, or the thousand, of the party, the section, to s which we belong ; and our opinion predicted geographically, as the north, or the south? Not so, brothers...
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Variations

James Huneker - 1921 - 279 pages
...was created to bear, but to be reckoned in the gross, in the hundreds of thousands, of the party, of the section to which we belong, and our opinion predicted geographically as the North or the South?" These words were not uttered by a Socialist; they emanated from the crystal-clear intellect of our...
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