Essays and English Traits

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Essays and English Traits

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Publisher: Sagwan Press

ISBN: 9781376567779

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Essays and English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson

... or skill, for the recitation of histories, tragedies, and odes, like the ancient
Greeks ; for parliaments of love and poesy, like the Troubadours; nor for the
advancement of science, like our contemporaries in the British and European
capitals.

Essays and English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 1616400625

Page: 500

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Originally published between 1909 and 1917 under the name "Harvard Classics," this stupendous 51-volume set-a collection of the greatest writings from literature, philosophy, history, and mythology-was assembled by American academic CHARLES WILLIAM ELIOT (1834-1926), Harvard University's longest-serving president. Also known as "Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf," it represented Eliot's belief that a basic liberal education could be gleaned by reading from an anthology of works that could fit on five feet of bookshelf. Volume V features two collections from American poet and philosopher RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803-1882): Essays-on such topics as "The American Scholar," "Self-Reliance," "Friendship," "Heroism," and more-and English Traits, in which he examines the British character as gathered from his travels in England.

Essays and English Traits

In the gravest treatise on political economy , in a philosophical essay , in books of
science , one is surprised by the most innocent exhibition of unflinching
nationality . In a tract on Corn , a most amiable and accomplished gentleman
writes thus ...

Essays and English Traits

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Essays: The American scholar. An address. Man the reformer. Self-reliance. Compensation. Friendship. Heroism. The over-soul. Circles. The poet. Character. Manners. Gifts. Nature. Politics. New England reformers. Worship. Beauty.--English traits.