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For character, to prepare for the inevitable I recommend selections from [Ralph Waldo] Emerson. His writings have done for me far ...
Emerson said that the "scholar is man thinking." Had Southerners of that era taken seriously the famous lecture entitled "The Amer ...
Miss Mary Emerson is here,--the youngest person in Concord, though about eighty,--and the most apprehensive of a genuine thought; ...
DEAR WALDO,--For I think I have heard that that is your name.... Whatever I may call you, I know you better than I know your name.
I have made slight acquaintance also with one Mrs. Lidia Emerson, who almost persuades me to be a Christian, but I fear I as often ...
Thank you and Mrs. Emerson for your long kindness to me.... I have been your pensioner for nearly two years, and still left free a ...
As for Waldo, he died as the mist rises from the brook, which the sun will soon dart his rays through. Do not the flowers die ever ...
The cemetery isn't really a place to make a statement.
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing--a sentence printed ...
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