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" We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitationrooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. "
The Apprenticeship Bulletin - Page 8
1907
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Essays, Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1844 - 313 pages
...We are students of words : we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of...and do not know a thing. We cannot use our hands, or our legs, or our eyes, or our arms. We do not know an edible root in the woods, we cannot tell our...
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Essays, Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1844 - 313 pages
...We are students of words : we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of...and do not know a thing. We cannot use our hands, or our legs, or our eyes, or our arms. We do not know an edible root in the woods, we cannot tell our...
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Public Documents of Massachusetts, Volumes 1-4

Massachusetts - 1870
...is truth in the remark that "we are shut up in schools and colleges and recitation -rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. The old English rule was, 'All summer in the field, and all winter in the study.' The sight of a planet...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1860 - 274 pages
...We are students of words : we are shut up in schools, and colleges. and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of...and do not know a thing. We cannot use our hands, or our legs, or our eyes, or our arms. We do not know an edible root in the woods, we cannot tell our...
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Annual Report of the Board of Education Together with the ..., Volume 34

Massachusetts. Board of Education - 1870
...is truth in the remark that "we are shut up in schools and colleges and recitation-rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. The old English rule was, ' All summer in the field, and all winter in the study.' The sight of a planet...
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Annual Report

United States. Office of Education - 1870
...There is trnth in the remark that "we are shut up in schools and colleges and recitation rooms ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. — Ib. School appropriations. — Your committee have been recently asked whether the town could not...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
.../We are students of words : we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, arid do not know a thing. We cannot use our hands, or our legs, or our eyes, or our arms. We do not...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents ..., Volume 4, Part 2

United States. Congress. House - 1871
...remark that "we are shut up in schools and colleges and recitation rooms ten or fifteen years, und come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. — Ib. Educativa in the preņen!, the strength of the future. — The strength of the future' tirvii...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...We are students of words : we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of...and do not know a thing. We cannot use our hands, or our legs, or our eyes, or our arms. We do not know an edible root in the woods, we cannot tell our...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 2d series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...We are students of words : we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of...and do not know a thing. We cannot use our hands, or our legs, or our eyes, or our arms. We do not know an edible root in the woods, we cannot tell our...
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