Your library: what's in it for you?

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Wiley,
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[1974]
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...can keep some steady sight of the perfect, opening there a new horizon. Mr. Emerson himself was disappointed and mortified as to his Cambridge courses, which proved too much for his strength and so became, as he called them to Carlyle, " a doleful ordeal." After the first course, he wrote to his friend: --" Well, it is now ended, and has no shining side but this one, that materials are collected and a possibility shown me how a repetition of the course next year--which is appointed--will enable me, partly out of these materials, and partly by large rejection of these and by large addition to them, to construct a fair report of what I have read and thought on the subject. I doubt the experts in Philosophy will not praise my discourses;--but the topics g1ve me room for my guesses, criticism, admirations and experiences with the accepted masters, and also the lessons I have learned from the hidden great. I have a fancy that a realist is the good corrector of formalism, no matter how incapable of syllogism or continuous linked statement. To great results of thought and morals the steps are not many, and it is not the masters who spin the ostentatious continuity." He wrote even less happily of the second course, ending thus: --" I have abundance of good readings and some honest writing on the leading topics, --but in haste and confusion they are misplaced and spoiled. I hope the ruin of no young mans soul will, here or hereafter, be charged to me as having wasted his time or confounded his reason." Yet many persons have remembered these lectures with pleasure. A hearer whom I think now it is proper to name--Mrs. Fields, wife of Mr. Emersons friend, the publisher--wrote letters to a friend telling very pleasantly, from memory, what Mr. Emerson...
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