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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 and Society, Taken from Life - Page 109
by Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1851 - 364 pages
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Representative Men: Seven Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 276 pages
...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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A reader for the higher grades of schools

William M. Thayer - Conduct of life - 1893
...than is possible for us, is the author to read. If he is original, so much the better. Emerson says, " It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence, whether there be a man behind it or no." But " mind makes the man," so that we may well change the sentence...
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Ethics of Success: A Reader for the Higher Grades of Schools ..., Book 3

William Makepeace Thayer - Readers - 1893 - 444 pages
...than is possible for us, is the author to read. If he is original, so much the better. Emerson says, " It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence, whether there be a man behind it or no." But " mind makes the man," so that we may well change the sentence...
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An English Grammar: For the Use of High School, Academy, and College Classes

William Malone Baskervill, James Witt Sewell - English language - 1895 - 349 pages
...general party, — nothing could exceed the amiable, kind, and unassuming deportment of Mrs. Siddons. 28. It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence whether there be a man behind it or no. () Find sentences with five verbs in the indicative mood, five in...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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 Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Representative men

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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 Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Representative men

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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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Conquering Success: Or, Life in Earnest

William Mathews - Success - 1903 - 404 pages
...dashes are all alive, so that the writing is athletic and nimble, and can go far and live long. ... It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence whether there be a man behind it or no." Why is it that certain bold, bad men so often hold sway over their...
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The Art and Craft of the Author: Practical Hints Upon Literary Work

C. E. Heisch - Authorship - 1905 - 123 pages
...passion, concentration—Carlyle, C. Bronte, Mr. R. Kipling—Control—Example of powerful writing. "It makes a great difference to the force of any sentence, whether there be a man behind it, or no."—EMERSON. " It need not be long, but it will take you a long time...
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The Art of Writing English: A Book for College Classes

Rollo Walter Brown, Nathaniel Waring Barnes - English language - 1913 - 382 pages
...Easy writing makes hard reading." Then, too, a writer must make his phrases take hold. Emerson said : "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 <he influential newspaper, I discern no...
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