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How to Master the Spoken Word: Designed as a Self-instructor for All who ... - Page 15
by Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1913 - 420 pages
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Education

1921
...of Third Estate with the world and the soul." Man thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...the hour is too precious to be wasted in other men's manuscripts of their readings. But when intervals of darkness come, as come they must, • — then...
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Education, Volume 45

1925
...82. 48 Literary Ethics, v. 1, p. 182. 49 The Scholar, vp 87. "Books are for the scholar's idle time. When he can read God directly, the hour is too precious to spend in other men's transcripts of their reading."50 Though action with a scholar may be subordinate...
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The Pulpit record and Mutual improvement society, Parliamentary debating ...

1883
...value is the active soul ; the soul free, sovereign, active. Books are for the idle times ; when we can read God directly, the hour is too precious to be wasted by other men's transcripts of their reading ; but, when the intervals come, as come they' must ; when...
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Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 425 pages
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...precious to be wasted in other men's transcripts of tlieir readings. But when the intervals of darkness come, as come they must, — when the sun is hid,...
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Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884 - 321 pages
...subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can road God directly, tho hour is too precious to be wasted in other men's transcripts of their readings. But when tho intervals of darkness come, as come they must, — when tho sun is hid, and the stars withdraw...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. "When he can...when the sun is hid, and the stars withdraw their shining,—we repair to the lamps which were kindled by their ray, to guide our steps to the East again,...
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The Unitarian, Volume 8

Jabez Thomas Sunderland, Brooke Herford, Frederick B. Mott - 1893
...all things, are holy. Emerson has written : "Man's thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...precious to be wasted in other men's transcripts of their reading. But when the intervals of darkness come, as come they must, — when the sun is hid and the...
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The American Scholar: An Address

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1901 - 116 pages
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...of darkness come, as come they must, — when the soul seeth not, when the sun is hid and the stars withdraw their shining, — we repair to the lamps...
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American Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1901 - 364 pages
...his hindhead: man hopes: genius createa. . . . Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can read God directly, the hour ia too precious to be wasted in other men's transcripts of their readings. . . . " In self-trust all...
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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1902
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...of darkness come, as come they must, — when the s\m is hid, and the stars withdraw their shining, — we repair to the lamps which were kindled by...
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