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Essays

By Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Essays  
Author: Emerson, Ralph Waldo
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
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Excerpt: History. There is one mind common to all individual men. Every man is an inlet to the same and to all of the same. He that is once admitted to the right of reason is made a freeman of the whole estate. What Plato has thought, he may think; what a saint has felt, he may feel; what at any time has befallen any man, he can understand. Who hath access to this universal mind is a party to all that is or can be done, for this is the only and sovereign agent.

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Contents I. HISTORY ................................................................................................................................................................. 5 SELF-RELIANCE..................................................................................................................................................... 26 II. SELF-RELIANCE................................................................................................................................................ 26 COMPENSATION .................................................................................................................................................... 50 III. COMPENSATION.............................................................................................................................................. 51 SPIRITUAL LAWS ................................................................................................................................................... 70 IV SPIRITUAL LAWS.............................................................................................................................................. 70 LOVE.......................................................................................................................................................................... 89 V. LOVE ..................................................................................................................................................................... 89 FRIENDSHIP ............................................................................................................................................................ 101 VI. FRIENDSHIP .................................................................................................................................................... 101 PRUDENCE .............................................................................................................................................................. 115 VII. PRUDENCE ..................................................................................................................................................... 115 HEROISM................................................................................................................................................................ 126 VIII. HEROISM ...................................................................................................................................................... 127 THE OVER-SOUL .................................................................................................................................................. 137 IX. THE OVER-SOUL ........................................................................................................................................... 138 CIRCLES ................................................................................................................................................................. 154


 

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