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" Perhaps the time is already come when it ought to be, and will be, something else ; when the sluggard intellect of this continent will look from under its iron lids and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions... "
The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation - Page 17
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
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Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 372 pages
...iron lids and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long...star in the constellation Harp, which now flames in out zenith, astronomers announce, shall one day be the pole-star for a thousand years ? In this hope...
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NATURE, ADDRESSES, AND LECTURES

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1883
...iron lids and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long...star in the constellation Harp, which now flames in oui zenith, astronomers announce, shall one day be the pole-star for a thousand years ? In this hope...
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Nature: Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
...iron lids, and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long...that must be sung, that will sing themselves. Who can dqubt, that poetry wjll revive and lead in a new age, as the star in the constellation Harp, which...
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Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 372 pages
...iron lids and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long...foreign harvests. Events, actions arise, that must be suug, that will sing themselves. Who can doubt that poetry will revive and lead in a new age, as the...
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The Pulpit record and Mutual improvement society, Parliamentary debating ...

1883
...from under its iron lids and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something Letter than mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long...apprenticeship to the learning of other lands draws to a close ; millions around us wlio are rushing into life cannot always be fed on the sere remains of foreign...
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Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 425 pages
...of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lauds, draws to a close. The millions, that around us are...lead in a new age, as the star in the constellation Hai'p, which now flames in our zenith, astronomers announce, shall one day be the pole-star for a thousand...
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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
...iron lids, and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long...into life, cannot always be fed on the sere remains VOL. LF of foreign harvests. Events, actions arise, that must be sung, that will sing themselves. Who...
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Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884 - 321 pages
...Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to tho learning of other lands, draws to a close. Tho millions, that around us are rushing into life, cannot always be fed on tho sero remains voi. i. r of foreign harvests. Events, actions arise, that must be sung, that will...
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American Literature, 1607-1885: The development of American thought

Charles Francis Richardson - 1886
...nothing. We are to be units, walk on our own feet, think our own thoughts, and speak our own minds." " Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to...always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests." "No age should humbly follow the books or intellectual customs of the preceding age ; one's own view...
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American Literature 1607-1885, Volume 1

Charles Francis Richardson - 1889
...nothing. We are to be units, walk on our own feet, think our own thoughts, and speak our own minds." " Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to...always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests." " No age should humbly follow the books or intellectual customs of the preceding age ; one's own view...
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