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" Great works of art have no more affecting lesson for us than this. They teach us to abide by our spontaneous impression with good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with... "
The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation - Page 45
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
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New National Fifth Reader

Charles Joseph Barnes, J. Marshall Hawkes - 1884 - 480 pages
...to be good: Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood. SW1JT. TENSYSON. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better or for worse, as his portion ; that, though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 pages
...humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. // Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...forced to take with shame our own opinion from another, f / There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance...
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Classic Selections from the Best Authors

Samuel Silas Curry - 1888 - 182 pages
...Nature's universal song Echoes to the rising day. O HORRiBLE! O horrible! most horrible! Hamlet. TMsfcs is a time In every man's education when he arrives at the conviction tnat envy is ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself, for better or for worse,...
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The Principles of Success in Literature

George Henry Lewes - 1891 - 163 pages
...good-humoured inflexibility, then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense, precisely...time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our opinion from another." Accepting the opinions of another and the tastes of another is very different...
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With Friend and Book: In the Study and the Fields

John Rogers Rees - 1892 - 84 pages
...good-humoured inflexibility, then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side ; else, to-morrow a stranger will say, with masterly good sense, precisely...forced to take with shame our own opinion from another, f WILSON. — God deliver me from the faintest suspicion of genius ! I prefer the life I live, happy...
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Everybody's Writing-desk Book

Charles Nisbet, Don Lemon - 1892 - 310 pages
...without punctuation marks, should not be encumbered with any. "The harvest moon is shining in the night." "There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance." COMMA. 1. Three or more words of the same part of speech not connected by conjunctions are often separated...
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The Medical Fortnightly, Volumes 9-10

1896
...essay on " Self-reliance," this much at least, " that a stranger with masterly good sense," has said, "precisely what we have thought and felt all the time, and we are forced to take with shame* our own opinions from another." The credit goes to the man who dared...
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Maturin Murray Ballou - 1894 - 579 pages
...every appearance of envy, as a passion that always implies inferiority wherever it resides. — Pliny. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy ig ignorance. — Emerson. Envy, like a cold prison, benumbs and stupefies ; and, conscious of its...
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The Inland Educator: A Journal for the Progressive Teacher, Volumes 5-6

1897
...anything upon your work which will make it unnatural or hateful to you." Wise advice! Emerson says, "There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction . . . . that imitation is suicide." # » # Emerson speaks of the "forced smile," and says of it: "The muscles not...
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The Monist, Volume 5

Paul Carus - 1895
...before he can create." But do not be content to remain in the first stage. As Emerson tells us : " There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that imitation is suicide; that 'he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though...
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