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" We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic and permeable to principles, by the law of nature must overpower and ride all cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. "
So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance - Page 26
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
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The Question of Terms Simplified: Or, The Meanings of Shan, Ling, and Ti in ...

John Chalmers - 1876 - 128 pages
...PANTHEISM. 41 • " Who has more soul than I masters me though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. Who has less, I rule with like facility. Emerson — Self- Reliance. Parallel 5. " He whom demons will not dare to vex, and on whom the shan...
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Essays: First series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
...me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. We fancy it rhetoric, when we speak of eminent virtue. We do not yet see 1hat virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic and permeable to principles, by...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 pages
...though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. We faney it rhetoric, when we speak of eminent virtue. We do...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. . This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this, as on every topic, the resolution of...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Critical writings

Theodore Parker - 1865
...Essays, pp. 90, 95—96, 100. By virtue of obedience to this law great men are great, and only so : " We do not yet see that virtue is height, and that...and permeable to principles, by the law of nature mugt overpower and ride all cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not." " A true man belongs...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
...aae, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. We fancy it rhetoric when we speak of eminent virtue....cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this, as on every topic, the resolution of all...
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. earlier days. All was stiff and stark ; Knee-deep...knew me not, Snow-ridges masked each darling spot This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this, as on every topic, the resolution of all...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. We fancy it rhetoric when we speak of eminent virtue....cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this, as on every topic, the resolution of all...
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Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
...me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. We fancy it rhetoric when we speak of eminent virtue....cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this, as on every topic, the resolution of all...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 pages
...works and is. ; Who has more soul than I, masters me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits ;...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this as on every topic, the resolution of all...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
...me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the gravitation of spirits. We fancy it rhetoric, when we speak of eminent virtue....cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this, as on every topic, the resolution of all...
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