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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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Addresses on Historical and Literary Subjects: In Continuation of Studies in ...

Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger - 1894 - 300 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...always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests.' 3 There were four men who at length attracted the attention of Europe to the productions of transatlantic...
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Addresses on Historical and Literary Subjects

Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger - 1894 - 310 pages
...the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence—our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands,...always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests.' 3 There were four men who at length attracted the attention of Europe to the productions of transatlantic...
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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 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 oui zenith, astronomers announce, shall one day be the pole-star for a thousand years ? In this hope...
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Memorials of William Cranch Bond: Director of the Harvard College ...

Edward Singleton Holden, Mrs. Richard F. Bond - 1897 - 296 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...around us are rushing into life cannot always be fed with the sere remains of foreign harvests." BENJAMIN PEIRCE, a graduate of Harvard in the class of...
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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 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...the learning of other lands, draws to a close. The milVions that around us are rushing into life, cannot always be fed on the sere remains of foreign...
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Social Ideals in English Letters

Vida Dutton Scudder - 1898 - 329 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...always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests. ... I ask not for the great, the remote, the romantic ; what is doing in Italy or Arabia ; what is...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 48

1899
...function of the public school and the college. Pleading- for self-reliance and more originality he said : "Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to...The millions that around us are rushing into life can not always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests. Events and actions arise that must be...
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Essays in Astronomy

1900 - 536 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...The millions that around us are rushing into life can not always be fed with the sere remains of foreign harvests." Benjamin Peirce, a graduate of Harvard...
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American Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1901 - 364 pages
...faith and read Vt through. Even extracts show its dominant note to be inspiring individuality: — " Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to...into life, cannot always be fed on the sere remains of'foreign harvests. Events, actions arise, that must be sung, that will sing themselves. Who can doubt...
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