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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 Emerson Birthday-book ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1906
...this abuse of formal Government is the influence of private character, the growth of the Individual. do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man,...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. BELIEF and love-a believing we love will relieve us of a vast load of care. O my brothers, God exists!...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the 10 gravitation of spirits. We fancy it rhetoric when we speak of eminent virtue....principles, by the law of nature must overpower and ride 3 all cities, nations, kings, rich men, 15 poets, who are not.4 This is the ultimate fact which we...
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Centenary Edition [of the Writings of Theodore Parker], Volume 8

Theodore Parker - 1907
...optimism, never a pessimism." * 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...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not." " A true man belongs to no other time or place, but is the center of things. Where he is, there is...
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The American Scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907 - 534 pages
...optimism, never a pessimism." * 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...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not." " A true man belongs to no other time or place, but is the center of things. Where he is, there is...
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The Works of Theodore Parker: The American scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907
...optimism, never a pessimism." * 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...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not." " A true man belongs to no other time or place, but is the center of things. Where he is, there is...
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Literary Reviews and Criticisms

Prosser Hall Frye - 1908 - 312 pages
...events as much of his master as he succeeded in appropriating ; and as far as it goes it is very like. "We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not." Undoubtedly Emerson wrote the passage ; but all the same it is Whitman to a T. The "plastic and permeable...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...it 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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The Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...it 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 Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...raise his ringer. Round him I must revolve by 'the gravitation of spirits. We fancy it rhetoric, 10 when we speak of eminent virtue. We do not yet see...cities, nations, kings, rich men, poets, who are not. 15 27. This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this, as on every topic, the resolution...
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The Senior Worker and His Work

Edward Samuel Lewis - 1910 - 285 pages
...soul. Emerson says : "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." And again: "Always as much virtue as there is, so much appears; as much goodness as there is, so much...
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