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Emerson from a Book by Adolphe Meyer

If a boy stops you in your speech and cries out that you are wrong and sets you right, hug him! - Emerson, in Meyer 1975, 268]

How sad a spectacle to see a young man after . . . years of college education, come out ready for his voyage of life, and to see that the entire ship is made of rotten timber! - Emerson in Meyer 1975, 266]

The years teach us much which the days never know. - Emerson


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