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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... "
Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ... - Page 22
1896
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848
...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...harvests. Events, actions arise, that must be sung, that T will sing themselves. Who can doubt, tnat poetry will revive and lead in a new age, as the star in...
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Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 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 apprenticeship to the learning if other lands, draws to a close. The millions, »hat around us are rushing into life, cannot always...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...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...close. The millions, that around us are' rushing into ^ife, cannot always be fed on the sere remains of ( foreign harvests. Events, actions arise, that must...
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Nature: Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 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...Who can doubt, that poetry will revive and lead in a now age, as the star in tlie constellation Harp, which now flames in our zenith, astronomers announce,...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essays - 1876 - 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 apprenticeship to the learning of other lauds, draws to a close. The millions, that around us are rushing into life, cannot always be fed on...
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Education, Volume 45

Education - 1925
...the postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. The millions that around us are rushing into life...always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests. "The scholar," says Emerson, "is in the right state Man Thinking. In the degenerate state, he tends...
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The Memorial History of Boston: Including Suffolk County ..., Volume 3

Justin Winsor, Clarence F. Jewett - Boston (Mass.) - 1882
...heroic mind." He must study and guide the life of to-day, not overvaluing the methods of the past. " Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands, draws to a close. Neither Greece nor Rome, nor the three unities of Aristotle, nor the three kings of Cologne, nor the...
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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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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Biography - 1883 - 648 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 ? Q_ In this...
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Works, Volume 1

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 out zenith, astronomers announce, shall one day be the pole-star for a thousand years ? In this hope...
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