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Op-Ed Contributor - Out of Panic, Self-Reliance - NYTimes.com
Pride, and Thrift, and Expediency, who jeered and chirped and were so well pleased with themselves, and made merry with the dream, as they termed it, of Philosophy and Love, — behold they are all flat, and here is the Soul erect and unconquered still. What answer is it now to say, “It has always been so?” I acknowledge that, as far back as I can see the widening procession of humanity, the marchers are lame and blind and deaf
people-emerson  people-haroldbloom  criticism  literature  history  america  19c  transcendentalism  crisis  economics 
october 2008 by tsuomela

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