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The Power in You

By: Wally Amos

...rea where I could cut back and save. I remember once being with a client, Franklyn Ajaye, who also did not wear socks, when Richard Pryor com~ ment... ...ea of the light bulb was ludicrous. How many times do you think Benjamin Franklin was told, "Franklin there's absolutely no connection between ligh... ...ut at its most basic level, integrity is highly personal and individual. Emerson referred to "The sacredness of private in~ tegrity." Those people ... ...son, think of the powerful difference in the world we could accomplish. Emerson said, "Every business is the extended shadow of one man," and I wo... ... in giving to which I had never given the slightest consideration. Quite frankly, as many of us do, I had always looked at my place of employment a... ...ek. Dan decided there had to be an easier way. Since he and his brother, Frank, owned a cannery, they pro, ceeded to find the solution. By the end ...

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Frate Cu Meridianele Si Paralelele, Vol. 2

By: Florentin Smarandache

... O plant ă ale c ărei virtu ţi n-au fost înc ă descoperite."(!) (Rapph E. Emerson, 1878) Anual, se acord ă Premii "Nobel" în cinci discipline: Lite... ...ei lucr ări suportând viteze supraluminale cuantice în asentimentul meu, Frank (Toni) Smith (SUA), Edmund Storms (SUA), Gustavo Gonzalez-Martin (Ve...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...Beth- lehem, Pa., was elected assistant football manager on the first bal- FRANK B. SAYRE 1909 lot. Sayre prepared for school at the Hill school and a... ...ouis Pratt is secretary of the Chamber of Commerce of Ta- coma. Wash. '87 —Frank j\I. Jordan is in the real estate business in Seattle, Wash, with Col... ...lhoun was chairman of the statedemocratic central committee. '58 —Benjamin Franklin Lee. LL.D., a noted practitioner and teacher of law, died at his h... ...weiglit 151 jHiunds. James Watteks 1908, of Wat- ervliot, N. Y., ntid John Frank- linCRAWEOKn 1910, of B^lushing. N. Y., played in several of the seas... ...ddy, George H. Freeman, Henry R. Freeman, Edward M. Green, Edward C. Gale, Frank E. Howe, George Holroyd, Eben Halley, Charles R, Ingalls, James A. Id... .... Durfee will teach. Dutton will take graduate work in English at Harvard. Emerson is undecided. Fay is undecided. Fowle will teach for one year and t... ... at the home of President Hopkins. The following alumni have been in town: Emerson 'fi.'i. Champion '0.3. Smith '03, Hills '06, Hompe '07. The physica... ...s specializing in Eng- lish in the graduate school (jf Harvard university. Emerson is at present located at Detroit, Mich. Fay is on a trip around the... ...Gnire C, Brown 1 c, r o. Fields Jenkins 1 w, r w. Gnillow D. Brown op, op. Emerson MoDongall p, p, Colton Stowerg, g. Sellars Score—Williams 14, Sprin...

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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...Times: “...an American writer gifted with...perception and sensitivity.” FRANK TANNENBAUM, historian: “...written with great sensibility” Worchest... ...s reveal our happiness. When I shared lines with him, he laughed at their frankness, eyes dancing. He remembered some of them, and shot them back at... ...S FROM THE PAST 520 patriotism can blind us. It is a “whirlwind,” as Emerson reminds us. For my part, it is my oath to preserve and protect thi... ...ing stove. High on the wall, above my desk, hung an engraving of Benjamin Franklin. Our rough center table was usually overloaded with documents—lik... .... Another asset was Billy’s library—his Kant, Locke, Spencer, Volney, and Emerson. Another virtue, one that is very difficult to spell out, Billy ke... ...In Boston there have been two mammoth celebrations. Longfellow, Whittier, Emerson and politicos attended. Harriet Beecher Stowe came. Beethoven’s Fif... ...fficult to curb my resent- ment. Tonight, I will be spending a while with Frank Carpenter, watching him paint his Emancipation scene. He is a quiet,... ...iced a British copy bound in morocco. At the Potomac I have acquired some Emerson, Wordsworth, Longfellow. I picked up a copy of Leaves of Grass, bu... ...e became popular, and was introduced to the American colonies by Benjamin Franklin. Despite his considerable contribution to the evolution of typogr...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... a necessarily aggressive animal. Carl Jung found us to be seeking religious and moral values which were already deep within our minds. Viktor Frankl... ...ople, This was the concern of Erich Fromm. He felt that the major need of modern humans was to be able to love--in the broadest sense. Viktor Frankl... ... ‗What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts and experiences otherwise than we do.‘ Viktor Frankl... ... an emotional climate in which each can flourish that is far superior to what either could achieve alone.‘ ―The blue collar philosopher Frank ... ...uch time fostering her interests as they would do with her brother? ―More often it is the quantity of time that is lacking. Ralph Waldo Emerso... ...ing.‖ 77 —―When I think of the importance of time I think of Ben Frankl...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

... Masiello, Lew McCreary, Andrew McLaughlin, Juliette Melton, Daniel Meltzer, Frank Michelman, Jo Miller, Martha Minow, Melissa Morris, Roberta Morris,... ...s, Roberta Morris, Rebecca Nesson, Craig Newmark, Jackie Newmyer, Andy Oram, Frank Pasquale, David Post, Jan Radler, Lecia Rosenthal, Katie Schaaf, Ra... ...e infra Ch. 3. Notes to Pages 4–9 250 CHAPTER 1. BATTLE OF THE BOXES 1. See Emerson W . Pugh, Origins of Software Bundling, IEEE A   H... ...Internet’s open standards for browsing the Web, chatting and sending mail”); Frank Rose, Key- word: Context, W, Dec. 1996, available at http://www... ...html (last visited May 16, 2007). This definition should not be confused with Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms. See Franklin D. Roosevelt, Preside...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

... the grandson of a third bookseller, who had bought the copyright from Black Frank, the Doctor’s servant and residuary legatee, in 1785 or 1786. Now, ... ...ramers were misled by their rustic times. “No one except perhaps Hamilton or Franklin might have imagined that services and intellectual property woul... ..., messages, and perfor- mance practice: Ray Charles, James Brown, and Aretha Franklin. If one can pin- point a moment when gospel and blues began to m... ... the Ward Singers, a talented gospel singer and songwriter who became Aretha Franklin’s mentor and who had her own music publishing company. There is ... ...ownloaded it. Within days two different video versions had been made, one by Franklin Lopez and an- other by a filmmaker called “The Black Lantern.” Bo... ...open science and culture. That, I think, is something that Thoreau (and even Emerson for that matter) might have cared about deeply. Yet, as I suggest...

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Essays

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

...A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- ta... ... the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series, Jim... ...................................................................... 315 5 Emerson Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson HISTORY There is no great and no smal... ... and Catiline. It is the universal nature which gives worth to particu- 7 Emerson lar men and things. Human life, as containing this, is mysterious a... ...ould have taught Shakspeare? Where is the master who could have instructed Franklin, or Washington, or Bacon, or New- ton? Every great man is a unique... ...ing accomplished so much in their fish- ing-boats as to astonish Parry and Franklin, whose equip- ment exhausted the resources of science and art. Gal... ... man should let out all the length of all the reins; should find or make a frank and hearty expression of what force and meaning is in him. The common... ...ofitable lie the course of events presently lays a destructive tax; whilst frankness invites frankness, puts the parties on a conve- nient footing and... ...e escapes, as straw- berries lose their flavor in garden-beds. Thus truth, frankness, courage, love, humility and all the virtues range themselves on ...

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Leaves of Grass

By: Walt Whitman

...American poet Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, is a collection of poems notable for its frank delight in and praise of the senses, during a time when such candid displays were considered immoral. Where much previous poetry, especially English, relied on symbolism, allegory, and meditation on the religious and sp...

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Spoon River Anthology

By: Edgar Lee Masters

.......................................................................... 23 Frank Drummer ................................................................ .......................................................................... 47 Franklin Jones ............................................................... ...nt to the war— Back of every soldier is a woman. 24 Spoon River Anthology Frank Drummer OUT of a cell into this darkened space— The end at twenty-fiv... ...eyes, and nervous weakness. And I couldn’t remember the books I read, Like Frank Drummer who memorized page after page. And my back was weak, and I wo... ...iend of the great, and lover of letters, And host to Matthew Arnold and to Emerson. An after dinner speaker, writing essays For local clubs. At last b... ...ary’s side— Kissing her with my soul upon my lips It suddenly took flight. Franklin Jones IF I could have lived another year I could have finished my ...

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North America Volume Two

By: Anthony Trollope

...nois, 81 Trollope or Virginia. We are apt to connect the name of Benjamin Franklin with Pennsylvania, but Franklin was a Boston man. Nevertheless, Pe... ...ed the secessionists; whereas the greater portion of the State, containing Frankfort, the capital, and the would-be secessionist governor, who lived t... ...the work was still to be done. I visited the little towns of Lexington and Frankfort, in Kentucky. At the former I found in the hotel to which I went ... ...; but the country is very lovely and very fertile. Be- tween Lexington and Frankfort a large stock farm, ex- tending over three thousand acres, is kep... ...pensive. I believe that the same thing may be said of it in a slave State. Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky, and is as quietly dull a little town ... ...e same size has done more. Prescott, Bancroft, Motley, Longfellow, Lowell, Emerson, Dana, Agassiz, Holmes, Hawthorne! Who is there among us in England...

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The Life of John Sterling

By: Thomas Carlyle

..., with his ever-flowing wealth of ideas, fancies, imagi- nations; with his frank affections, inexhaustible hopes, audacities, activities, and general ... ...lbums say; a boy of whom much may be hoped? Surely, in many senses, yes. A frank veracity is in him, truth and courage, as the basis of all; and of wi... ... manful, with all its sad drawbacks, is the style of English charac- ter, “frank, simple, rugged and yet courteous,” which has tacitly but imperativel... ...his time. I conclude he had, with his usual alacrity and impetuous daring, frankly adopted the anti-superstitious side of things; and stood scornfully... ...ite with them all. No pleasanter companion, I suppose, had any of them. So frank, open, guileless, fearless, a brother to all worthy souls whatsoever.... ...arted woman; and it is pleasant to have her for a neighbor.... I have read Emerson’s Pamphlets. I should find it more difficult than ever to write to ... ... To Mr. Carlyle. “July 6th.—No books have come in my way but Emerson’s, which I value full as much as you, though as yet I have read onl... ...can gentlemen, acquaintances also of mine, had been recommended to him, by Emerson most likely: one morning Sterling ap- peared here with a strenuous ...

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The Age of Innocence

By: Edith Wharton

...the other portraits on the table. With a new sense of awe he looked at the frank forehead, serious eyes and gay innocent mouth of the young creature w... ...aborate system of mystification remained the more inscrutable for her very frankness and assurance. She was frank, poor darling, because she had nothi... ...he brief round of her he returned discouraged by the thought that all this frankness and innocence were only an artificial product. Untrained human na... ... innocence were only an artificial product. Untrained human nature was not frank and innocent; it was full of the twists and defences of an instinctiv... ...ertainty of his voice, for she went on in a deepen- ing tone: “Let us talk frankly, Newland. Sometimes I’ve felt a difference in you; especially since... ...d eye-glasses, read aloud, in the tone of high comedy: “Professor and Mrs. Emerson Sillerton request the pleasure of Mr. and Mrs. Welland’s company at... ...Welland sighed. “I suppose he’s just dis- covered the Blenkers.” Professor Emerson Sillerton was a thorn in the side of New- port society; and a thorn... ...ity. Nothing—as Mrs. Welland had often re- marked—nothing on earth obliged Emerson Sillerton to be an archaeologist, or indeed a Professor of any sort... ... brougham horse had germi- nated in Archer’s mind on the very day when the Emerson Sillerton invitation had first been mentioned; but he had kept it t...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 7 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...DEAR SIR:—Some days ago I understood you to say that your brother, General Frank Blair, desires to be guided by my wishes as to whether he will occupy... ... a member of Congress upon the floor. The foregoing is what I would say if Frank Blair was my brother instead of yours. Y ours truly, A. LINCOLN. 11 ... ...he 6th instant. His own story is rather a bad one, and yet he tells it so frankly, that I am somewhat interested in him. Has he been a good soldier ... ... been discussed, and, as far as was possible, accommodated, in a spirit of frankness, justice, and mutual good-will. It is especially gratifying that... ...- ECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, January 6, 1864. 2 P.M. GOVERNOR BRAMLETTE, Frankfort, Kentucky: Y ours of yesterday received. Nothing is known here a... ..., JOHN WILLIAMS, A. BLIZZARD, HENRY COOPER, BAILLIE PEYTON, JOHN LELLYET, EMERSON ETHERIDGE, and JOHN D. PERRYMAN. GENTLEMEN:—On the 15th day of this...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

... and delicate as silver rods. They were neither citadels nor churches, but frankly and beautifully office-buildings. The mist took pity on the fretted... ...thes) went from one group to the other. 168 Babbitt Though he was, almost frankly, out for social conquest, he sought Paul Riesling first. He found h... ... Talk Evening at my house next Thursday. We’ll get off by ourselves and be frank about our Secret Worries. You can just tell old Sheldy anything, like... ...ld Sheldy anything, like all the fellows do at the Y. I’m going to explain frankly about the horrible practises a kiddy falls into unless he’s guided ... ...the com- mission but apply it to your rent. No! Straight! I want to. To be frank, this thing shakes me up bad. I suppose I’ve always been a Practical ... ...ht meeting with me, next Sunday afternoon.” “Mrs. Who’s which?” “Mrs. Opal Emerson Mudge. The field-lecturer for the American New Thought League. She’... ...ood standard high-church model of Episcopalianism. In the flesh, Mrs. Opal Emerson Mudge fell somewhat short of a prophetic aspect. She was pony-built... ...he feet of such an inspiring Opti- mist and Metaphysical Seer as Mrs. Opal Emerson Mudge, who had lived the Life of Wider Usefulness through Con- cent... ... in the actualization of the deep-lying Veritas pass, along with Mrs. Opal Emerson Mudge, to the Realm Beautiful. If Mrs. Mudge was rather pudgier tha...

...ng mist; austere towers of steel and cement and limestone, sturdy as cliffs and delicate as silver rods. They were neither citadels nor churches, but frankly and beautifully office-buildings....

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The Wheels of Chance a Bicycling Idyll

By: H. G. Wells

...als,—and she had her bicycle leaning against the counter. She smiled quite frankly at him, just as she had done when she had apologised for stopping h... ...in brown, “that I object—we object not only to your proximity to us. To be frank—you appear to be following us—with an object.” “Y ou can always,” sai... ...nge of reading, and he had not read them for nothing. “I will be perfectly frank with you,” said the other man in brown. “Frankness is always the best... ... thought themselves complex to impotence. He had heard her voice, seen the frank light in her eyes, and she had been weeping—that sufficed. The rights... ...arting to live fearlessly and truly, and had further given her a volume of Emerson’s Essays and Motley’s “Dutch Republic,” to help her through the rap...

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Love and Mr. Lewisham

By: H. G. Wells

...hreats against the universe; opera- tions had begun. Jostling Shakespeare, Emerson’s Essays, and the penny Life of Confucius, there were battered and ... ...He looked again, eyebrows rising. He held it before him, staring now quite frankly. It had been written with a stylographic pen. Thus it ran:— “Come! ... ...know gave her something to say. Mr. Lewisham nodded. “Of all people! Then”—frankly—”you have just found me out.” “I am afraid I have,” said Lewisham. ... ...rule. I am very careful indeed.” “I am really sorry,” she interrupted with frank contrition. “It was silly of me.” Lewisham felt unaccountably sorry s... ...ld he explain it to her, when the meeting really came? Suppose he was very frank— He considered the limits of frankness. Would she believe he had not ... ...uld see you to-day.” “It was our last chance almost,” she answered with as frank a quality of avowal. “I’m going home to London on Monday.” “I knew,” ...

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The Europeans

By: Henry James

... fore them!” said the Baroness, this time phrasing her idea with a certain frankness. “And what message am I to take to them?” asked Felix, who had a ... ...these excellent people, was a great promoter of reflection and aspiration, frankly adverted to it as an extension of enjoyment. This function was ulti... ...Gertrude cried, with some vehemence. 67 Henry James “Then you were not so frank as I thought—as we all thought.” “I don’t see what any one else had t... ... Boston. He was extremely interested in the Baroness Munster. She was very frank with him; or at least she intended to be. “I am sure you find it very... ... so ill, nor, possibly, so modest. On a chair, beside her, lay a volume of Emerson’s Essays. It was a great occasion for poor Mrs. Acton, in her helpl... ...imple young kinsman. The Baroness was silent a moment. “Yes, you must come frankly—boldly. That will be very much better. I see that now.” “I see it!”...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

...ir usual task of breeding distinguished men. They had sailed with Sir John Franklin to the North Pole, and ridden with Havelock to the Relief of Luckn... ...’ve nothing to be proud of,” said Ralph grimly. “Well, I must reflect with Emerson that it’s being and not doing that matters,” she continued. “Emerso... ...“Emerson?” Ralph exclaimed, with derision. “You don’t mean to say you read Emerson?” “Perhaps it wasn’t Emerson; but why shouldn’t I read Emerson?” sh... ...f the clergy. The only thing that’s odd about me is that I enjoy them both—Emerson and the stocking.” A knock was heard, and Ralph exclaimed: “Damn th... ...been glad to hear the details of it, and to have been able to discuss them frankly. But this it 86 Night and Day became less and less possible to do,... ...bvious to her listeners. “But, Charlotte, it would have been much worse if Frank had disgraced himself in any way. And it isn’t what our husbands get,... ...tway mused. “I’d set my heart on a diamond ring, but I never liked to tell Frank, natu- rally. He bought it at Simla.” Katharine turned the ring round... ...’re offering, Katharine. I admit what you say. Speak- ing to you perfectly frankly, I believe at this moment that I do love your cousin; there is a ch...

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The Blithedale Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...REAMERS T OF DREAMERS T OF DREAMERS ZENOBIA BADE US WELCOME, in a fine, frank, mellow voice, and gave each of us her hand, which was very soft and ... ...ty to wards the other sex—thus to mistake the sweet, liberal, but womanly frankness of a noble and generous disposition. Still, it was of no avail to... ...invalid. Being much alone during my recovery, I read intermina bly in Mr. Emerson’s Essays, “The Dial,” Carlyle’s works, George Sand’s romances (lent... ...en, as I must acknowledge, into a corner, I have responded with reasonable frankness. But now, with your free consent, I desire the privilege of askin...

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In the South Seas

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... menacing a reception; were I to meet with such to-day, I should be more alarmed and tenfold more surprised. The majority of Polynesians are easy folk... ...l lovely in the extreme. After the moon went down, the heaven was a thing to wonder at for stars. And as I lay in the cockpit and looked upon the stee... ...y explain the unpun- ished recklessness of Europeans. 134 In The South Seas CHAPTER VI—GRAVEYARD STORIES WITH MY SUPERSTITIOUS FRIEND, the islander, ...

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

...Mr. Carlyle, or I should rather say, of a follower of his, Mr. Ralph Waldo Emerson. This gentleman has written a volume of Essays, in which, among muc... ...in the great benefits it confers; a quiet, quaint old Library, named after Franklin; a handsome Exchange and Post Office; and so forth. In connection ... ...from my view, and every piece of information that I sought, was openly and frankly given. The per fect order of the building cannot be praised too hi... ... a mass of animated indigestion in respect of all that was genial, jovial, frank, social, or hearty; never, sure, was brought together elsewhere since... ...y availed ourselves of its excellent hotel. Next day we went on in the Ben Franklin, a beautiful mail steamboat, and reached Cincinnati shortly after ... ...a few words, before I bring these volumes to a close. They are, by nature, frank, brave, cordial, hospitable, and affectionate. Cultivation and refine...

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The Bostonians

By: Henry James

...though she did not exactly know what they were to wait for, and the aspiring frankness of her assent shone out of her face, and seemed to pacify their... ...ng smaller than that. Nor was she free to report (she was certainly now less frank at home, and, moreover, the suspicion was only just becoming distin... ...bridge—she didn’t understand why she didn’t—Olive expressed her reasons very frankly, admitted that she was jealous, that she didn’t wish to think of ... ...ailed himself of what he considered as a fortunate opening to be really very frank. He reminded her that he had known Miss Verena a good deal longer t... .... If Olive had not been so grim, she would have had a smile to spare for the frankness with which the girl herself adopted this theory. She was eager ... ... was still actual for her was the elevation of the species by the reading of Emerson and the frequentation of Tremont Temple. Olive had been active en...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...eposing on a sun-faded crepe blouse. Sam Clark’s Hardware Store. An air of frankly metallic enterprise. Guns and churns and barrels of nails and beau-... ...hem, but— She was not quite ready. She had been embarrassed by Kennicott’s frank- ness, but she agreed with him that in the insane condi- tion of civi... ...ggled. Their rebuffs made her haughty; her haughtiness irri- tated them to franker rebuffs; they were working up to a state of painfully righteous war... ...perior to the young matrons of the Jolly Seventeen. Daily they became more frankly two girls playing at house- work. Bea artlessly considered Carol th... ...sbands. The young matrons discussed the intimacies of domes- ticity with a frankness and a minuteness which dismayed Carol. Juanita Haydock communicat... ...sh-washing had increased her desire to go. She pictured herself looking at Emerson’s manse, bathing in a surf of jade and ivory, wearing a trottoir an...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ntellectual impulses that would not, through that single force of absolute frankness, fall within the reach of a deep, sol- emn, and sometimes even of... ...le of mine, my brother very naturally despised me; and, from his exceeding frankness, he took no pains to conceal that he did. Why should he? Who was ... ...hom, it seems, “the great majority” are mere forger- ies: a very few speak frankly about the matter, and say they don’t care who knows it, which, to m... ...nized our estimates of Swedenborg as a philosopher. That man, indeed, whom Emerson ranks as one amongst his inner consistory of intel- lectual potenta... ... of Mrs. Lee, as con- nected with her infidel thinking. Her nature was too frank and bold to tolerate any disguise; and my mother’s own ex- perience h... ...ear, be precipitated enormously by 125 Autobiographic Sketches Mrs. Lee’s frankness. A result that might by a dissembling policy have been delayed in...

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The Scarlet Letter

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...er living for three years within the subtle influence of an intellect like Emerson’s; after those wild, free days on the Assabeth, indulging fantastic... ... at the token of her 60 The Scarlet Letter shame—”thou knowest that I was frank with thee. I felt no love, nor feigned any.” “T rue,” replied he. “It... ...flock, were alike importunate that he should make trial of the physician’s frankly offered skill. Mr. Dimmesdale gently repelled their entreaties. “I ... ...ealth.” “I did,” answered the clergyman, “and would gladly learn it. Speak frankly, I pray you, be it for life or death.” “Freely then, and plainly,” ...

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Of Human Bondage

By: Somerset Maugham

... your cold American intelligence you can only adopt the critical attitude. Emerson and all that sort of thing. But what is criticism? Criticism is pur... ...on no longer. Suddenly panic seized her; for Profes- sor Erlin with brutal frankness had suggested the possible consequences of an intrigue which was ... ...hether he had not had any love affairs at Heidelberg. Without thinking, he frankly answered that he had not; but she refused to believe him. “How secr... ...ork, and nothing will induce me to go back to it.” Mr. and Mrs. Carey were frankly shocked at Philip’s idea of being an artist. He should not forget, ... ...re was a moment’s discussion about George Meredith, but Matthew Arnold and Emerson were given up cheerfully . At last came Walter Pater. “Not Walter P... ...ere between the couple, and talked of the matter to Philip with the utmost frankness. “And you,” she said, with the tolerant smile of one who had fatt... ...orking here nearly two years now under you. I wanted to ask you to tell me frankly if you think it worth while for me to continue.” Philip’s voice was...

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The Voyage Out

By: Virginia Woolf

...his favourite reading was Huxley, Herbert Spencer, and Henry George; while Emerson and Thomas Hardy he read for re- laxation. He was giving Mrs. Dallo... ...your country gentlemen great merits. For one thing, they’re probably quite frank about their passions, which we are not. My father, who is a clergyman... ...s were in the hall… . Then the bills began to come in… . He tried to speak frankly to her. He found her lying on the great polar-bear skin in their be...

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A Room with a View

By: E. M. Forster

...y any chance, know the name of an old man who sat opposite us at dinner?” “Emerson.” “Is he a friend of yours?” “We are friendly—as one is in pensions... ...11 EM Forster “Ah, then you look into the court.” She sighed. “If only Mr. Emerson was more tactful! We were so sorry for you at dinner.” “I think he ... ...ith her at home; or, at all events, she had not noticed it. “About old Mr. Emerson—I hardly know. No, he is not tactful; yet, have you ever noticed th... ...iss Bartlett,” he cried, “it’s all right about the rooms. I’m so glad. Mr. Emerson was talking about it in the smoking-room, and knowing what I did, I... ...t of their rooms, I will do it. Would you then, Mr. Beebe, kindly tell Mr. Emerson that I accept his kind offer, and then conduct him to me, in order ... ...other—were these the daily incidents of her streets? Was there more in her frank beauty than met the eye—the power, perhaps, to evoke passions, good a... ...t I have never asked before.” At the serious note in his voice she stepped frankly and kindly towards him. “What, Cecil?” “Hitherto never—not even tha...

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The Scarlet Letter

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...But it appears to him, that the only remarkable features of the sketch are its frank and genuine good humor, and the general accuracy with which he ha... ...; after living for three years within the subtle influence of an intellect like Emerson’s; after those wild, free days on the Assabeth, indulging fanta... ...dure this last quiet stab at the token of her shame — “thou knowest that I was frank with thee. I felt no love, nor feigned any.” “True,” replied he. ... ...le’s flock, were alike importunate that he should make trial of the physician’s frankly offered skill. Mr. Dimmesdale gently repelled their entreaties.... ...ur health.” “I did,” answered the clergyman, “and would gladly learn it. Speak frankly, I pray you, be it for life or death.” “Freely then, and plainl...

... in his power for the atrocities of which he has been adjudged guilty. But it appears to him, that the only remarkable features of the sketch are its frank and genuine good-humor, and the general accuracy with which he has conveyed his sincere impressions of the characters therein described. As to enmity, or ill feeling of any kind, personal or political, he utterly discla...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...ence gathering dates from the 1930s.With W orld W ar II looming, President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to investigate f... ...of the Watergate era was investigations of the CIA by committees headed by Frank Church in the Senate and Otis Pike in the House.They pub- lished evid... ...ans to act quickly against Bin Ladin. General Shelton tasked General Tommy Franks, the new com- mander of CENTCOM, to look again at the options. Shelt... ...or unmanned aircraft system. 222 The commander of Central Command, General Franks, told us that he did not regard the existing plans as serious.To him... ... and Secretary Rumsfeld on military options were disap- pointing. 43 Tommy Franks, the commanding general of Central Command (CENTCOM), told us that t... ...ithin the Muslim World Rachel Bronson, Council on Foreign Relations Steven Emerson,The Investigative Project Gilles Kepel, Institute of Political Stud... ...T erm Nexus For Islamic Extremists,” CTC 2002-30037H, May 15, 2002; Steven Emerson, American Jihad (Free Press, 2002), pp. 129–137. NOTES TO CHAPTER 2...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

... arieties of Religious Experience trine of existential conditions? Do they frankly forbid us to admire the productions of genius from now on- wards? a... ...ness the Buddhistic system is atheistic. Modern tran- scendental idealism, Emersonianism, for instance, also seems to let God evaporate into abstract ... ...hat address to the graduating class at Divinity College in 1838 which made Emerson famous, the frank expression of this worship of mere abstract laws ... ...raduating class at Divinity College in 1838 which made Emerson famous, the frank expression of this worship of mere abstract laws was what made the sc... ...his infusion.”[10] [10] Miscellanies, 1868, p. 120 (abridged). Such is the Emersonian religion. The universe has a divine soul of order, which soul is... ... or the skin’s feeling, is a deci- sion that never unmistakably appears in Emerson’s pages. It quivers on the boundary of these things, sometimes lean... ...ith popular or practical the- ism, which latter has ever been more or less frankly pluralistic, not to say polytheistic, and shown itself perfectly we... ...rsaturated fluid suddenly begin to crystallize out. Tolstoy writes: “S., a frank and intelligent man, told me as follows how he ceased to believe:— “H... ...e the notion of the direct presence of the Deity altogether, I have to say frankly that as a psycholo- gist I do not see why it necessarily should. Th...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...; for they are often as polished and elaborate as his ear- lier works were frank, and headlong, and colloquial; and this 54 Robert Louis Stevenson so... ...o, if Burns helped to change the course of literary history, it was by his frank, direct, and masterly utterance, and not by his homely choice of subj... ...rom a letter to a mother, unknown to Whitman, whose son died in hospital:– Frank, as far as I saw, had everything requi site in surgical treatment, nu... ...ark’d that many a man’s conversation in his senses was not half so good as Frank’s delirium. He was perfectly willing to die – he had become very weak... ... that of a good man. He knew that what the mother wished to hear about was Frank; and he told her about her Frank as he was. V. SOMETHING SHOULD BE SA... ...ll improved and sharpened to a point. “He was bred to no profession,” says Emerson; “he never married; he lived alone; he never went to church; he nev... ...ere we see the prig stand public and confessed. It was “much easier,” says Emerson acutely, much easier for Thoreau to say no than YES; and that is a ... ...ctly pro- saic level, until at last he sinks into the bathos of the prosy. Emerson mentions having once remarked to Thoreau: “Who would not like to wr... ...h pleasure: the Week, Walden, and the collected letters. As to his poetry, Emerson’s word shall suffice for us, it is so accurate and so prettily said...

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The Awakening and Selected Short Stories

By: Kate Chopin

... “Come go along, Lebrun,” he proposed to Robert. But Robert admit ted quite frankly that he preferred to stay where he was and talk to Mrs. Pontellie... ...her handsome than beautiful. Her face was captivating by reason of a certain frankness of expression and a contradictory subtle play of features. Her ... ...use flattered her. But she disapproved of Mr. Pontellier’s club, and she was frank enough to tell Edna so. “It’s a pity Mr. Pontellier doesn’t stay ho... ...s and a lively agitation. Then Edna sat in the library after dinner and read Emerson until she grew sleepy. She realized that she had neglected her re... ...ferent life might have been if he had known her years before. With ingenuous frankness he spoke of what a wicked, ill disciplined boy he had been, an... ...before her chatty eagerness to make him feel at home and in face of Gaston’s frank and wordy hospitality. His manner was as courteous toward her as th...

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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

...rites gladly, because its criticism is poor, and it is wastefully harsh to frank unorthodoxy. But its heart is sound if its judgments fall short of ac... ...f class confi- dence. It is a time when class should speak with class very frankly. There is too much facile misrepresentation, too ready a dispositio... ...we seem doomed to a period of chronic social conflict and possibly even of frankly revolutionary outbreaks that may destroy us altogether or leave us ... ...irst person in Thackeray’s novels. It isn’t the real Thackeray; it isn’t a frank man who looks you in the eyes and bares his soul and demands your sym... ..., abso- lutely credible and conceivable as distinguished from human beings frankly endowed with the glamour, the wonder, the brightness, of a less exa... ...ted, and in which the whole brilliant world of Boston’s past, the world of Emerson, Longfellow, Thoreau, was interested. Mr. Brisbane is a very distin...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Five

By: Edgar Allan Poe

... feast upon the fat of the land-no longer shall our beards be odorous with frankincense—our loins girded up with fine linen from the Temple.” “Racal” ... ...en themselves. Their voluminousness of wristband, with an air of excessive frankness, should betray them at once. The gamblers, of whom I descried not... ...ve called mystical, Mr. Kant pantheistical, Mr. Carlyle twistical, and Mr. Emerson hyperquizzitistical. I began not to like it at all. Mr. Dammits sou... ...n to imagine. “I am quite sure you will win it, Dammit,” said he, with the frankest of all smiles, “but we are obliged to have a trial, you know, for ... ...person named Charles who was not an open, manly, honest, good-natured, and frank-hearted fel- low, with a rich, clear voice, that did you good to hear... ...articular. Much to the astonishment of every one present, Mr. Pennifeather frankly admitted that it was. The magistrate now considered it his duty to ...

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The Forged Coupon, And Other Stories and Dramas

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...t a limited in fluence. Again, the poetry of Robert Browning, though less frankly altruistic than that of Cowper or Wordsworth, is inherently ethical... ...remained unaltered; with the result that at the end of some forty years of frank and affectionate interchange of ideas, they awoke to the painful cons... ...ictetus, Marcus Aurelius, and among the moderns, Rousseau, Pas cal, Kant, Emerson, Channing, and many others. Religious and moral truth is everywhere... ...spirit,” said the old man. “But forgive me for speak Leo Tolstoy 160 ing frankly – you are too kind to be an emperor, and you exaggerate your respo...

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Henry David Thoreau

... be confounded with that of Jason and the expedition of the Argonauts. And Franklin,—there may be a line for him in the future classical dictionary, r... ...t learn much from learned books, but from true, sincere, human books, from frank and honest biographies. The life of a good man will hardly improve us... ... they have measured the strength of man. They will not boast; they will be frank and humble. Well, let them have the few poor comforts they can keep. ... ... remaining a week there, if I could have entertainment. Its mistress was a frank and hos pitable young woman, who stood before me in a dishabille, bu... ...ds him, there’s his road, By God’s own light illumined and foreshowed.” EMERSON. THURSDA THURSDA THURSDA THURSDA THURSDAY Y Y Y Y WHEN WE AWOKE ...

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

...olk........................106 Zachary Taylor............................119 Franklin Pierce...........................123 James Buchanan................ ...e...........................254 Herbert Hoover...........................266 Franklin D. Roosevelt..................277 Franklin D. Roosevelt............ ...D. Roosevelt..................277 Franklin D. Roosevelt..................283 Franklin D. Roosevelt..................288 Franklin D. Roosevelt............ ...es the chains which were forging and the rod of iron that was lifted up, but frankly cut asun der the ties which had bound them, and launched into an... ...re it ex ists.” I submitted also to my fellow citizens, with full ness and frankness, the reasons which led me to this determination. The result aut... ... world, members of the human community. We have learned the simple truth, as Emerson said, that “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” We can g...

....................72 William Henry Harrison................83 James Knox Polk........................106 Zachary Taylor............................119 Franklin Pierce...........................123 James Buchanan........................132 Abraham Lincoln........................140...

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