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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar - Page 157
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
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American Literature, 1607-1885: The development of American thought

Charles Francis Richardson - 1886
...forgetful that Cicero, Locke, and Bacon were only young men in libraries when they wrote these books." " Genius looks forward ; the eyes of man are set in...not in his hindhead ; man hopes, genius creates." " Man thinking " was Emerson's definition of the scholar, and by this he meant the whole man, not the...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1887
...it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,...; — cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative manners, there are creative actions, and creative words ; manners, actions,...
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American Literature 1607-1885, Volume 1

Charles Francis Richardson - 1889
...forgetful that Cicero, Locke, and Bacon were only young men in libraries when they wrote these books." " Genius looks forward ; the eyes of man are set in...not in his hindhead ; man hopes, genius creates." " Man thinking " was Emerson's definition of the scholar, and by this he meant the whole man, not the...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
...it. is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,...; — cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative manners, there are creative actions, and creative words ; manners, actions,...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, sav they,—let us hold by this. They pin me down. They look backward...not his; cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative manners, there are creative actions and creative words; manners, actions,...
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A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1888
...it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,...the eyes of man are set in his forehead, not in his hindhcad ; man hopes; genius creates. Whatever talents may be, if the man create not, the pure efllux...
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American Literature, 1607-1885

Charles Francis Richardson - 1888
...Locke, and Bacon were only young men in libraries when they wrote these books." " Genius looks fonvard ; the eyes of man are set in his forehead, not in his hindhead ; man hopes, genius creates." " Man thinking " was Emerson's definition of the scholar, and by this he meant the whole man, not the...
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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures, Volumes 1-2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1892 - 642 pages
...it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,...; — cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative manners, there are creative actions, and creative words ; manners, actions,...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
...it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,...hold by this. They pin me down. They look backward arid not forward. But genius looks forward : the eyes of man are set in his forehead, not in his hindhead:4...
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American Literature, 1607-1885 ...

Charles Francis Richardson - 1893
...forgetful that Cicero, Locke, and Bacon were only young men in libraries when they wrote these books." " Genius looks forward ; the eyes of man are set in>. his forehead, not in his hindhead ; man hopes^-V genius creates." "Man thinking " was Emerson's definition of the scholar, and by this he meant...
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