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" If it were only for a vocabulary, the scholar would be covetous of action. Life is our dictionary. Years are well spent in country labors; in town; in the insight into trades and manufactures; in frank intercourse with many men and women ; in science... "
The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation - Page 28
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1887
...Years are well spent in country labors ; in / town ; in the insight into trades and manufactures ; in frank intercourse with many men and women ; in...behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of to-day. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
...Years are well spent in country labours ; in town,— in the insight into trades and manufactories ; in frank intercourse with many men and women ; in...much he has already lived, through the poverty or the splendour of his speech. Life lies behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and cope-stones...
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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures, Volumes 1-2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1892 - 642 pages
...Years are well spent in country labors ; in town, — in the insight into trades and manufactures ; in frank intercourse with many men and women ; in...behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of to-day. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy...
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The Story of My Ancestors in America

Edwin Sawyer Walker - 1895 - 72 pages
...MDCCCXCV. Three hundred copies of this work are printed for private circulation, of which this is Number " I learn Immediately from any speaker how much he has...behind us, as the quarry from whence we get tiles and cope-stones, for the masonry of to-day. *»•*•» The office of the scholar Is to cheer and to guide...
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The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 10

William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Francis Trevelyan Miller - 1906
...as did these pioneer American bookmen of one of the first literary clubs on the Western Continent. LIFE LIES BEHIND US AS THE QUARRY FROM WHENCE WE GET TILES AND COPE-STONES FOR THE MASONRY OF TODAY— COLLEGES AND BOOKS ONLY COPY THE LANGUAGE WHICH THE FIELD AND...
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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 pages
...dictionary. Years are well spent in country labors ; in town ; in the insight into trades and manufactures ; in frank intercourse with many men and women ; in...behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of to-day. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy...
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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 pages
...into trades and manufactures ; in frank intercourse with many men and women ; in science ; in ar^; to the one end of mastering in all their facts a language...behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of to-day. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy...
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Elements of Rhetoric: A Course in Plain Prose Composition

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1898 - 382 pages
...dictionary. Years are well spent in country labors; in town; in the insight into trades and manufactures; in frank intercourse with many men and women; in science;...behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of to-day. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy...
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A First Book in Writing English

Edwin Herbert Lewis - 1898 - 293 pages
...and so defends it. spent in country labors ; in town ; in the insight into trades and manufactures; in frank intercourse with many men and women ; in...which to illustrate and embody our perceptions. I learu immediately from any speaker how much he has already lived, through the poverty or the splendor...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...dictionary. Years are well spent in country labors ; in town ; in the insight into trades and manufactures ; in frank intercourse with many men and women ; in...behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of to-day. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy...
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