Lectures / Biographies

Ralph Waldo Emerson. Lectures and Biographical Sketches. Edward W. Emerson, editor. Boston, 1883 and 1892.

Sovereignty of Ethics

Sovereignty of Ethics “The Sovereignty of Ethics” by Ralph Waldo Emerson Reprinted from the North American Review, of May, 1878. Vol. X. 12. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Lectures and Biographical Sketches. pp. 175-206. THESE rules were writ in human heart By Him who built the day; The columns of the universe Not firmer based than they.…

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Mary Moody Emerson

Mary Moody Emerson from: Lectures and Biographical Sketches, Ralph Waldo Emerson. pp. 371-404 THE yesterday doth never smile, To-day goes drudging through the while, Yet in the name of Godhead, I The morrow front and can defy; Though I am weak, yet God, when prayed, Cannot withhold his conquering aid. Ah me ! it was…

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