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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson in One Volume
Whenever I notice that someone reviews Thoreau with enthusiasm, a quiet sense of outrage fills me, because these same enthusiasts seem to know nothing of Thoreau's mentor, the man who fed Henry a veritable feast of ideas and insights, headed the movement of transcendentalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson. Read Emerson slowly, and you'll find yourself wanting to highlight every line ...more
Hardcover, Gilt stamped upon faux caramel -color leather, 568 pages
Published 1920 by Black's Readers Service Company
(first published 1840)
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in 1803, Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in Boston. Educated at Harvard and the Cambridge Divinity School, he became a Unitarian minister in 1826 at the Second Church Unitarian. The congregation, with Christian overtones, issued communion, something Emerson refused to do. "Really, it is beyond my comprehension," Emerson once said, when asked by a seminary professor whether he believed in God. (Quoted ...more