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Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Representative Men
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 089875500X

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Representative Men includes seven lectures on great men -- Plato, Swedenborg, Montaige, Shakespeare, Napoleon, and Goethe. It is natural to believe in great men. If the companions of our childhood should turn out to be heroes, and their condition regal, it would not surprise us.

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