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" I shun father and mother and wife and brother, when my genius calls me. I would write on the lintels of the door-post, Whim. I hope it is somewhat better than whim at last, but we cannot spend the day in explanation. "
Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 116
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
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Essays: First series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
...some edge to it, — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines. I shun father and mother mid wife and brother, when my genius calls me. I would write on ihe lintels of the door-post, Whim....
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Essays, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 538 pages
...some edge to it, — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached, as the counteraction of the doctrine of love, when that pules and whines....the lintels of the door-post, Whim• I hope it is somewhi't better than whim at last, but we cannot spend the day in explanation. Expect me not to show...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1894 - 322 pages
...have some edge to it — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines....mother and wife and brother, when my genius calls me. 1 would write on the lintels of the door-post, Whim. I hope it is somewhat better than whim at last,...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1895 - 322 pages
...have some edge to it — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines....mother and wife and brother, when my genius calls me. 1 would write on the lintels of the door-post, Whim. I hope it is somewhat better than wiiim at last,...
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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...tolerated. edge to it, — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love, when that pules and whines....me. I would write on the lintels of the doorpost, Whim.1 I hope it is somewhat better than whim at last, but we cannot spend the day in explanation....
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Christianity and Anti-Christianity in Their Final Conflict

Samuel James Andrews - 1898 - 358 pages
...sacred to me but that of my nature. ... If I am the devil's child, I will then live from the devil. ... I shun father and mother, and wife and brother, when my genius calls me." "Jesus was better than others because He refused to listen to others, and listened at home." It follows...
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Essays: First and Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 613 pages
...some edge to it, — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached, as the counteraction of the doctrine of love, when that pules and whines....than whim at last, but we cannot spend the day in explanation.1 Expect me not to show cause why I seek or why I exclude company. Then again, do not tell...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...some edge to it, — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached, as the counteraction of the doctrine of love, when that pules and whines....genius calls me. I would write on the lintels of the door - post, Whim. I hope it is somewhat better than whim at last, but we cannot spend the day in explanation.'...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...mother and wife and brother when my genius calls me. I would write on the lintels of the door - post, Whim. I hope it is somewhat better than whim at last, but we cannot spend the day in explanation.1 Expect me not to show cause why I seek or why I exclude company. Then again, do not tell...
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The Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
...have some edge to it — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines....spend the day in explanation. Expect me not to show 8 cause why I seek or why I exclude company. C£ Then again, do not tell me, as a good man did to-day,...
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