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" There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing... "
Memories and Studies - Page 25
by William James - 1911 - 411 pages
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The boy scout movement applied by the church

Norman Egbert Richardson, Ormond Eros Loomis - Boy Scouts - 1915 - 445 pages
...nature who will continually keep in his own mind and, in the words of Emerson, make the boy realize that, "Though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil, bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till"; that "The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows...
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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...ignorance ; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground 20 which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he...
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Practice Book: Leland Powers School

Leland Todd Powers - Readers - 1916 - 142 pages
...ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what...
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Oral English: Or, The Art of Speaking

Antoinette Knowles - Oratory - 1916 - 361 pages
...ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself, for better or for worse, as his portion; that, though the wide universe is full of good, no...corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed upon that plot of ground that is given him to till. The power that resides in him is new in nature,...
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How Does America Hear the Gospel?

William A. Dyrness - Religion - 1989 - 164 pages
...only of self but of goodness. Truth will come in our work, with our hands, and in our plot of ground: "Though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till" (176). In March 1845, Henry David Thoreau set out on what was to become a...
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Self-reliance, and Other Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Literary Collections - 1993 - 117 pages
...ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what...
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Anglo-American Antiphony: The Late Romanticism of Tennyson and Emerson

Richard E. Brantley - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 352 pages
...man belongs to no other time or place, but is the centre of things" (896). Emerson writes, moreover, that "though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to [any man] but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to [him] to till" (890)....
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The Fourth Dimension: The Next Level of Personal and Organizational Achievement

Craig Hickman - Business & Economics - 1996 - 222 pages
...imitation is suicide; the he [she] must take himself [herself] for better, for worse, as his [her] portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him [her] but through his [her] toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him [her] to till....
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From Emerson to King : Democracy, Race, and the Politics of Protest ...

Anita Haya Patterson Assistant Professor of English Boston University - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 272 pages
...conviction that envy is ignorance: that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion: that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till" (Essays, 259). The model of self-possessed individuality that results from Emerson's...
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