Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

Without looking, then, to those extraordinary social influences which are now acting in precisely this direction, but only at whatis inevitably doing around us, I think we must regard the land as a commanding and increasing power on the citizen, the sanative and Americanizing influence, which promises to disclose new virtues for ages to come.


Orations, Lectures, and Addresses (ed. 1845)

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Without looking, then, to those extraordinary social influences which are now acting in precisely this direction, but only at whatis inevitably doing ...

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Without looking, then, to those extraordinary social influences which are now acting in precisely this direction, but only at whatis inevitably doing ...

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Without looking, then, to those extraordinary social influences which are now acting in precisely this direction, but only at whatis inevitably doing ...

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Without looking, then, to those extraordinary social influences which are now acting in precisely this direction, but only at whatis inevitably doing ...