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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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Intimate Practices: Literacy and Cultural Work in U.S. Women's Clubs, 1880-1920

Anne Ruggles Gere - 1997 - 367 pages
...of a white middle-class group that had been reading Emerson. "Objection was raised to the statement 'There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide.' Other truths came up for discussion and were thrown in new lights."61 On...
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Emerson and the Climates of History

Eduardo Cadava - 1997 - 256 pages
...self-reliance. "There is a time in every man's education," he writes in his essay "Self-Reliance," "when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide" (W, 2: 46). As Porter suggests, we should not be surprised that he shows "little patience with the...
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美国文学学习指南

李翠亭, 李正栓 - 1998 - 251 pages
...yourself at least five reasons that the author gives ? 52* for going to live in the woods Passage 9 There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide t that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion... Trust thy self; every heart vibrates...
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Finding the Champion Within: A Step-by-Step Plan for Reaching Your Full ...

Bruce Jenner, Mark Seal - 1999 - 272 pages
...inferiority, and you're sentencing yourself to failure and eventual shame. As Emerson wrote: "Tomorrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...to take with shame our own opinion from another." Author Erskine Caldwell saw the gleam of light at twenty-six so strongly that he quit his stable newspaper...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature

Laurie E. Rozakis - 1999 - 468 pages
...New England; writers began to adopt Emerson's ideas. Let's look at these two works now. Self-Reliance "There is a time in every man's education when he...that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide." —from "Self-Reliance" This essay further elaborates on the familiar Emersonian thesis— Trust thyself...
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Philosophy, Revision, Critique: Rereading Practices in Heidegger, Nietzsche ...

David Wittenberg - 2002 - 288 pages
...truly self-reliant opinion (£, 278); and he warns that by failing to abide by our own impressions we "shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another" (£, 259). Moreover, the threat of social obligations or debts is directly absorbed into the figure...
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Nixon Agonistes: The Crisis of the Self-made Man

Garry Wills - 2002 - 617 pages
...interested in, but discovery of truth (the process). Strike out on your own, he says, or "tomorrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...to take with shame our own opinion from another." Nixon has this self -improving mania: the very choice of a framework for his book reflects it. As with...
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The Road Less Traveled, 25th Anniversary Edition: A New Psychology of Love ...

M. Scott Peck - 2002 - 320 pages
...discipline and love gave me the eyes to see grace Introduction to the 25th Anniversary Edition Tomorrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought and felt all the time. — Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self Reliance" The most common response I have received to The Road Less...
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The Grammar of Good Intentions: Race and the Antebellum Culture of Benevolence

Susan M. Ryan - 2003 - 235 pages
...spontaneous impression with good-humored inflexibility." Should we fail to achieve this tenacity, "to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...forced to take with shame our own opinion from another" (italics added) (17). Invoking his culture's attention to the ignominy of begging, Emerson presents...
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Spielräume nutzen: Überlegungen zum sozialpädagogischen Arbeitsfeld ...

Christoph Blomberg - 2003 - 304 pages
...Menschen, und beschwörend hebt er die Bedeutung dieser Wahrnehmung der eigenen Originalität hervor: „There is a time in every man's education when he...suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, äs his portion; that though the wilde universe is füll of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can...
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