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" These are traits and measures and modes; and the true test ' of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the crops, — no, but the kind of man the country turns out. "
The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 291
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902
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The Monday review

156 pages
...of civilization is not the censns, nor the sizo of cities, nor the crops— no, but the kind of men the country turns out. I see the vast advantages of...country, spanning the breadth of the temperate zone. I Eee the immense material prosperity — towns on towns, States on States, and wealth piled in the massive...
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Society and Solitude: Twelve Chapters

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870 - 312 pages
...such harm as they do. These are traits, and measures, and modes ; and the true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...in the massive architecture of cities ; California quartz-mountains dumped down in New York to be repiled architecturally along-shore from Canada to Cuba,...
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Society and Solitude: Twelve Chapters

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870 - 316 pages
...such harm as they do. These are traits, and measures, and modes ; and the true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...in the massive architecture of cities ; California quartz-mountains clumped down in New York to be replied architecturally along-shore from Canada to...
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Protestant and Catholic Civilization Compared: The Future of Catholic Peoples

Prosper de Haulleville - 1878 - 350 pages
...wealthy and powerful nation from savages, or barbarians." "The true test of civilization," says Emerson, "is not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...— no, but the kind of man the country turns out. " "The superstition/' says Herbert Spencer, "that good behavior is to be forthwith produced by lessons...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880 - 512 pages
...such harm as they do. These are traits, and measures, and modes ; and the true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...in the massive architecture of cities; California quartz-mountains dumped down in New York to be replied architecturally alongshore from Canada to Cuba,...
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A Practical Reader: With Exercises in Vocal Culture

Caroline Bigelow Le Row - 1882 - 222 pages
...divinities honor and promote, justice, love, freedom, knowledge and utility. The true test of civilization is not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...— no, but the kind of man the country turns out AST. A study of admirable works of art sharpens our perceptions of the beauties of Nature; a certain...
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The Conduct of Life, and Society and Solitude

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 558 pages
...patriots 1 — " ho got five millions from the lovo of hrandy, and ho should bo glad to know which of tho virtues would pay him as much." Tobacco and opium...nor the size of cities, nor the crops, — no, but tho kind of man tho country turns out I see the vast advantages of this country, spanning the breadth...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1898 - 328 pages
...and such harm as they do. These are traits and measures and modes ; and the true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...in the massive architecture of cities « California quartz-mountains dumped down in New York to be replied architecturally along-shore from Canada to Cuba,...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Society and solitude

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 328 pages
...and such harm as they do. These are traits and measures and modes ; and the true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the...in the massive architecture of cities ; California quartz-mountains dumped down in New York to be repiled architecturally along-shore from Canada to Cuba,...
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 648 pages
...such harm as they do. These are traits, and measures, and modes ; and the true test of civilization the " Times" Office, for its daily breakfast. But quartzmountains dumped down in New York to be repiled architecturally along-shore from Canada to Cuba,...
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