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" It undergoes continual changes; it is barbarous, it is civilized, it is christianized, it is rich, it is scientific; but this change is not amelioration. For every thing that is given something is taken. "
The Living Age ... - Página 100
1848
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Essays. 1901

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1901
...Foreworld again. 4. As our Eeligion, our Education, our Art look abroad, so does our spirit of society. All men plume themselves on the improvement of society,...undergoes continual changes; it is barbarous, it is civilised, it is christianised, it is rich, it is scientific ; but this change is not amelioration....
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 4

David Josiah Brewer - 1902
...Foreworld again. As our religion, our education, our art look abroad, so does our spirit of society. All men plume themselves on the improvement of society,...recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other. Its progress is only apparent, like the workers of a treadmill. It undergoes continual changes: it...
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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 páginas
...Foreworld again. 4. As our Religion, our Education, our Art look abroad, so does our spirit of society. All men plume themselves on the improvement of society,...recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other. Its progress is only apparent, like the workers of a treadmill. It undergoes continual changes : it...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...Foreworld again. 4. As our Religion, our Education, our Art look abroad, so does our spirit of society. All men plume themselves on the improvement of society,...is rich, it is scientific ; but this change is not amelioration. For every thing that is given something is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses...
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A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - 1903 - 415 páginas
...Foreworld again. 4. As our Religion, our Education, our Art look abroad, so does our spirit of society. All men plume themselves on the improvement of society,...is rich, it is scientific; but this change is not amelioration. For everything that is given, something is taken. Society acquires new arts, and loses...
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Composition and Rhetoric

Maude Radford Warren - 1903 - 387 páginas
...necessary to explain the general by means of the particular. " Society never advances," says Emerson. " It recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other." He elucidates this general statement by the fol. . . , „ . . • Example. lowing particulars : "...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 324 páginas
...Foreworld again. 4. As our Religion, our Education, our Art look abroad, so does our spirit of society. All men plume themselves on the improvement of society, and no man improves. Society never advances.*8 It recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other. It undergoes continual changes;...
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Starting points for speakers, preachers, writers, and other thinkers ...

John Horne - 1904
...; what is left is clearly doomed." — WJ A comb. Does Society "Society never advances. Advance? jt recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other. For everything that is given, something is taken. Society acquires new arts and loses old instincts....
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The Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 páginas
...Foreworld again. 4. As our Religion, our Education, our Art look abroad, so does our spirit of society. All men plume themselves on the improvement of society,...recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other. Its progress is only apparent, like the workers, of a treadmill *3* It undergoes continual changes:...
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The Spirit of the East Contrasted with the Spirit of the West: Being a Lecture

P. Irāman̲ātan̲ - 1906 - 32 páginas
...well said: "In Greece and Rome, every Stoic was a stoic, but in Christendom where is the Christian? All men plume themselves on the improvement of society, and no man improves." What confused notions prevail in Western minds when they speak of Progress, Freedom and Civilization!...
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