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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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The Masterless: Self & Society in Modern America

Wilfred M. McClay - 1994 - 366 pages
...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...thousand, of the party, the section, to which we belong. . . . Not so, brothers and friends — please God, ours shall not be so. We will walk on our own feet;...
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Snow on the Cane Fields: Women's Writing and Creole Subjectivity

Judith L. Raiskin - 1996 - 305 pages
...other lands, draws to a close. . . . We have listened too long to the courtly muses of Europe. . . . We will walk on our own feet; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our minds.29 At the time that Schreiner's essay "South Africa" appeared in the Fortnightly Review, British...
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The Remarkable Mrs. Ripley: The Life of Sarah Alden Bradford Ripley

Joan W. Goodwin - 1998 - 399 pages
...men in libraries when they wrote these books." Coming out of the libraries, Emerson's new scholars "will walk on our own feet; we will work with our own hands, we will speak our own minds."54 More unwarranted arrogance, Norton and Bowen would say, while "the likeminded," Emerson's...
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Reconstituting the American Renaissance: Emerson, Whitman, and the Politics ...

Jay Grossman - 2003 - 273 pages
...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, 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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The Seduction of Culture in German History

Wolf Lepenies - 2009 - 272 pages
...day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands, draws to a close. . . . We will walk on our own feet; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our own minds."36 He was thinking of the need to reduce the European influence in America and of the necessity...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - 2008 - 237 pages
...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 thousand, of the party, the section, to which we 26 belong; and our opinion predicted geographically, as the north, or the south? Not so, brothers and...
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Contemporary Latin American Social and Political Thought: An Anthology

Iván Márquez - 2008 - 391 pages
...course. Emerson proclaimed in 1837: "We have listened too long to the courtly muses of Europe. . . . We will walk on our own feet; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our own minds."6 Public funds broadened the internal market. The states built roads and railroads, bridges...
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The Age of American Unreason

Susan Jacoby - 2008 - 384 pages
...to be a unit; — not to be reckoned one character; — not to yield that peculiar truit which each man was created to bear, but to be reckoned in the gross, in the hundred, or the thousand . . . Not so, brothers and triends — please God, ours shall not be so." NOTES CHAPTER ONE; THE WAY...
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Quarterly Review: A Journal of University Perspectives, Volume 60

1953
...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...please God, ours shall not be so. We will walk on our feet; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our own minds. For Emerson each of us is a vital...
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The Smart Set, Volume 15

George Jean Nathan, Henry Louis Mencken - 1905
...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 gross, in the hundred of thousand, of the party, the section, to which we belong, and our opinion predicted geographically...
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