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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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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...have suffered deplorable cle? ances, furnished ample material. hi frank intercourse with many men arid women ; in science ; in art ; to the one end of mastering...or the splendor of his speech.^ Life lies behind us s as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones1 for the masonry of to-day. This is the way...
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How to Master the Spoken Word: Designed as a Self-instructor for All who ...

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1913 - 420 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 science;...behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and cope-stones for the masonry of today. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy...
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Essays for College English

James Cloyd Bowman, Louis Ignatius Bredvold, LeRoy Bethuel Greenfield, Bruce Weirick - 1915 - 447 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 cope-stones for the masonry of to-day. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy...
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Representative Phi Beta Kappa Orations

Clark Sutherland Northup, William Coolidge Lane, John Christopher Schwab - 1915 - 500 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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Essays for College Men: 2d Series

1915 - 385 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...through the poverty or the splendor of his speech. Lifejies behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestone§_for_the masonry of to-day....
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American Literature Through Illustrative Readings

Sarah Emma Simons - 1915 - 463 pages
...dictionary. Years are well spent in country labours; in town, in the insight into trades and manufactures; in frank intercourse with many men and women; in science;...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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American Prose (1607-1865)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1916 - 737 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 copes tones for the masonry of to-day. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy...
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American Ideals

Norman Foerster, William Whatley Pierson - 1917 - 326 pages
...frank intercourse with many men and women; in science; hi art; to the one end of mastering in all then* facts a language by which to illustrate and embody...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 History of American Literature

Percy Holmes Boynton - 1919 - 513 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;...by which to illustrate and embody our perceptions. . . . Life lies behind us as the quarry from whence we I get tiles and copestones for the masonry of...
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A History of American Literature

Percy Holmes Boynton - 1919 - 513 pages
...of mastering in all their facts a language by which to illustrate and embody our perceptions. . . . Life lies behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of to-day. With these influences affecting him the scholar must perform...
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