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" The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say aught to conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. "
Essays - Página 49
por Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 páginas
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The Depleted Self: Sin in a Narcissistic Age

Donald Capps - 1993 - 176 páginas
...ourselves. The sense of independence and freedom that results from such a conviction is analogous to "the nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain as much as a Lord to do or 129 say aught to conciliate one." Warming to this analogy, Emerson continues: A boy is in the parlour...
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No Less a Man: Masculist Art in a Feminist Age

Douglas Robinson - 1994 - 323 páginas
...neither Emerson nor Parker can quite put his finger on the problem. Here, for instance, is Emerson: The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlor what the pit is in the playhouse; independent, irresponsible, looking out from...
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A Pitch of Philosophy: Autobiographical Exercises

Stanley Cavell - 1994 - 196 páginas
...perhaps alone ours and can alone give our opinions substance. He recommends a figure to our attention: The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner, and would disdain ... to do or say aught to conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. . . . Independent,...
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The Child's Song: The Religious Abuse of Children

Donald Capps - 1995 - 188 páginas
...unsparing in what we say about what we see. As Ralph Waldo Emerson, in his essay "Self-Reliance," notes: The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlor what the pit is in the playhouse; independent, irresponsible, looking out from...
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Reimagining Thoreau

Robert Milder, Professor of English Robert Milder - 1995 - 237 páginas
...History, p. 67. 81. The phrase is from "Self-Reliance": "The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a good dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do or say ought to conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlour what the...
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Contesting Tears: The Hollywood Melodrama of the Unknown Woman

Stanley Cavell, Walter M Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value Emeritus Honorary Associate of Adams House Stanley Cavell - 1996 - 255 páginas
...speak to you and me. Hark! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful...will know how to make us seniors very unnecessary." This seems the report of a scene Emerson commonly witnesses, and given his time and place it probably...
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Emersonian Circles: Essays in Honor of Joel Myerson

Joel Myerson, Wesley T. Mott, Wesley T.. Mott, Robert E. Burkholder - 1997 - 284 páginas
...midst were many thoughts on male nonconformity. "The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner &- would disdain as much as a lord to do or say aught to conciliate one," he wrote, "is the healthy attitude of human nature." This sentence would find its way eventually into...
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The Good Life

Charles B. Guignon - 1999 - 325 páginas
...speak to you and me. Hark! in the next room his voice is sufficiently clear and emphatic. It seems he knows how to speak to his contemporaries. Bashful...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature. A boy is in the parlor what the pit is in the playhouse; independent, irresponsible, looking out from...
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American Society Today

Edward Ashbee - 2002 - 160 páginas
...wanted an all-pervading spirit of suspicious resentment: 'The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a good dinner, and would disdain as much as a lord to do...conciliate one. is the healthy attitude of human nature' (quoted in Allen 1 9 70: 141). The ideas associated with expressive individualism are also evident...
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Going Home Through Seven Paths to Nowhere: Reading Short Stories by ...

Katalin G. Kállay - 2003 - 177 páginas
...word's possible meanings, hence it can be related to the "ordinary" or "innocent" attitude to the world: "The nonchalance of boys who are sure of a dinner,...conciliate one, is the healthy attitude of human nature." In: Nina Baym (ed.): The Norton Anthology, Vol. I., p. 1 128. There is an interesting parallel between...
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