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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Living With Ideas

The word Versuch, attempt or essay, in which thought’s utopian vision of hitting the bullseye is united with consciousness of its own …

Houses and Stairs

“I found when I had finished my new lecture that it was a very good house, only the architect had unfortunately omitted …

Born of Books?

“There is then creative reading as well as creative writing” –Ralph Waldo Emerson, “The American Scholar” So, the essayists writing about the …