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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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The Making of America, Volume 7

Robert Marion La Follette - 1906
...the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, OUT long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands,...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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The Story of American Painting: The Evolution of Painting in America from ...

Charles Henry Caffin - 1907 - 396 pages
...Declaration of Independence." In it Emerson sounded a new note. " Our day of dependence," he said, " our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands,...arise, that must be sung, that will sing themselves." The utterance represents a singular combination of fallacy and truth. For in the kingdom of thought,...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...Heavy eyelids. 2 Years during which a youth is bound out to learn a trade. ESSAYS OF EMKRSON — 3 33 other lands, draws to a close. The millions that around...be sung, that will sing themselves. Who can doubt 5 that poetry will revive and lead in a new age, as the star in the constellation Harp, which now flames...
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The Story of American Painting: The Evolution of Painting in America from ...

Charles Henry Caffin - 1907 - 396 pages
...Declaration of Independence." In it Emerson sounded a new note. " Our day of dependence," he said, " our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands,...cannot always be fed on the sere remains of foreign [47] harvests. Events, actions arise, that must be sung, that will sing themselves." The utterance...
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A Study of American Literature

William Cranston Lawton - 1907 - 371 pages
...Emerson felt he could not ignore even so shrill and vulgar a response to his famous bugle call of 1837 : "Our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands draws to a close. . . . The sluggard intellect of this continent will look from under its iron lids." Whitman's later work, and...
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The Story of American Painting: The Evolution of Painting in America from ...

Charles Henry Caffin - 1907 - 396 pages
...resources of American painting were fertilised by foreign influence. For Emerson's doctrine, that " our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands draws to a close," had been put to the test and found wanting. It could arouse a motive, and a good one; but not provide...
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The Playhouse and the Play, and Other Addresses Concerning the Theatre and ...

Percy MacKaye - 1909 - 210 pages
...lids, and fill the postponed expectations of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long...doubt that poetry will revive and lead in a new age, and one day be the pole-star for a thousand years ? " THE DRAMA OF DEMOCRACY And in concluding his...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 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...of other lands, draws to a close. The millions that -STCUh-d iis are rushing into life cannot always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests. Events,...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...lids and fill the postponed expectation 15 of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long...fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests. Events, 20 actions, arise that must be sunar. that will sing themselves. Who can doubt that poeuy will revive...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...about T -"' nd chivalry. They sang at public festivals or at the courts of great ai ^iis or princes. They were also known as Provencal minstrels. 4 Heavy...The millions, that around us are rushing into life, caniot always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests. Events, actions arise, s that must be...
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