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" A great man is always willing to be little. Whilst he sits on the cushion of advantages, he goes to sleep. When he is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something ; he has been put on his wits, on his manhood ; he has gained facts ;... "
Columbus Medical Journal: A Magazine of Medicine and Surgery - Page 503
1885
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Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion, Volume 2

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1856
...most. William Von Humboldt. A great man is always willing to be little. Whilst he sits on the cushion of advantages, he goes to sleep. When he is pushed,...has gained facts ; learns his ignorance; is cured of the insanity of conceit; has got moderation and real skill. The wise man always throws himself on the...
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Essays: first series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...stung and sorely assailed. A great man is always willing to be little. Whilst he™silsf "onTEe cushion of advantages, he goes to sleep. When he is pushed,...gained facts ; learns his ignorance ; is cured of the insanity of conceit ; has got moderation and real skill. The wise man throws himself on the side...
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The Repository, Volume 1

William Holt Starr - New London (Conn.) - 1858
...always willii.g to tie little, Whilst he sits on the cushion of advantages he goes to sleep. When he in pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something ; he has been pat on hii wits, on his manhood; he has gained facti; learned his ignorance ; is cured of the insanity...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 26

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1866
...little. While he sits on the cushion of advantage he goes to sleep. When he is pushed and disappointed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something; he has been put on his wits; he has gained facts; he learns his ignorance; is cured of the insanity of conceit; has got moderation...
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Arabula: Or, The Divine Guest. Containing a New Collection of Gospels

Andrew Jackson Davis - Harmony (Philosophy) - 1867 - 403 pages
...stung, and sorely assailed. A great man is always willing to be little. Whilst he sits on the cushion of advantages, he goes to sleep. When he is pushed,...gained facts ; learns his ignorance ; is cured of the insanity of conceit ; has got moderation and real skill. The wise man throws himself on the side...
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ARABULA; OR, THE DIVINE GUEST

ANDREW JACKSON DAVIS - 1868
...always willing to be little. Whilst lie sits on the cushion of advantages, he goes to sleep. When lie is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to...has gained facts; learns his ignorance ; is cured of the insanity of conceit ; has got moderation and real skill. The wise man throws himself on the side...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...stung and sorely assailed. A great man is always willing to be little. Whilst he sits on the cushion of advantages, he goes to sleep. When he is pushed,...gained facts ; learns his ignorance ; is cured of the insanity of conceit ; has got moderation and real skill. The wise man throws himself on the side...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...stung and sorely assailed. A great man is always willing to be little. Whilst he sits on the cushion of advantages, he goes to sleep. When he is pushed,...gained facts ; learns his ignorance ; is cured of the insanity of conceit ; has got moderation and real skill. The wise man throws himself on the side...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...stung and sorely assailed. A great man is always willing to be little. Whilst he sits on the cushion of advantages, he goes to sleep. When he is pushed,...gained facts ; learns his ignorance ; is cured of the insanity of conceit; has got moderation and real skill. The wise man throws himself on the side...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...stung and sorely assailed. A great man is always willing to be little. Whilst he sits on the cushion of advantages, he goes to sleep. When he is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has VOL. I. 8 o a chance to learn something ; he has been put on his wits, on his manhood ; he has gained...
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