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" It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence whether there be a man behind it or no. In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no form; only some irresponsible shadow; oftener some moneyed corporation, or some dangler... "
Hurry-graphs: or, Sketches of scenery, celebrities & society, taken from life - Page 109
by Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1851 - 234 pages
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume II

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...there be no such God's word in the man, — what care we how adroit, how fluent, how brilliant he is 1 It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence, whether there be a man behind it, or no. In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Representative men. English traits ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...there be no such God's word in the man, — what care we how adroit, how fluent, how brilliant he is ? It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence, whether there be a man behind it, or no. In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880
...there be no such God's word in the man, — what care we how adroit, how fluent, how brilliant he is ? It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence, whether there be a man behind it, or no. In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no...
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Pen Pictures of Modern Authors

William Shepard Walsh - Authors, American - 1889 - 333 pages
...than Emerson's voice seems inspired and foreign to his visible and natural body. Indeed (to use one of his own similitudes), his body seems "never to...his draft on admiration, as not "payable at sight." This is essentially what Carlyle would have called the " flunky " view of Emerson, particularly in...
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Pen Pictures of Modern Authors

William Shepard Walsh - Authors, American - 1882 - 333 pages
...than Emerson's voice seems inspired and foreign to his visible and natural body. Indeed (to use one of his own similitudes), his body seems "never to...-his draft on admiration, as not " payable at sight." This is essentially what Carlyle would have called the " flunky " view of Emerson, particularly in...
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Studies in English and American Literature, from Chaucer to the Present Time ...

Albert Newton Raub - American literature - 1882 - 468 pages
...be no such God's word in the man — what care we how 35 adroit, how fluent, how brilliant, he is? It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence whether there be a man behind it or no. In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Representative men

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...there be no such God's word in the man, — what care we how adroit, how fluent, how brilliant he is ? It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence whether there be a man behind it or no. In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no...
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THE WORKS

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1883
...there be no such God's word in the man, — what care we how adroit, how fluent, how brilliant he is ? It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence whether there be a man behind it or no. In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no...
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Representative Men. Nature: Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Philosophy of nature - 1883 - 648 pages
...there be no such God's word in the man, — what care we how adroit, how fluent, how brilliant he is ? It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence whether there be a man behind it or no. In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no...
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The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 554 pages
...there be no such God's word in the man,- — what care we how adroit, how fluent, how brilliant he is ? It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence whether there be a man behind it or no. In the learned journal, in the influential newspaper, I discern no...
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