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" Everybody had a mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybody else's business. No brain but had its private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes. Not a few impecunious zealots abjured the use of money (unless earned by other... "
The Century - Page 234
1872
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The North American Review, Volume 101

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1865
...general orders. Everybody had a mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybody-else's business. No brain but had its private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes. Not a few impecunious zealots abjured the use of money (unless earned by other people), professing...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - Birds - 1871 - 433 pages
...general orders. Everybody had a mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybody-else's business. No brain but had its private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes. Not a few impecunious zealots abjured the use of money (unless earned by other people), professing...
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A Free Lance in the Field of Life and Letters

William Cleaver Wilkinson - English literature - 1874 - 340 pages
...been forced to hold my nose in picking my way through these ordures of Dryden." (" Among My Books," p. 49.) Speaking of the Transcendental movement of...maggots must necessarily have found short commons. The smart mot, in fact, only says that some human brains are poor. "Most 1 descriptive poets seem to think...
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James Russell Lowell - 1876 - 433 pages
...general orders. Everybody had a mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybody-else's business. No brain but had its private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes. Not a few impecunious zealots abjured the use of money (unless earned by other people), professing...
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The Life of Henry David Thoreau

Henry Stephens Salt - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 1890 - 315 pages
...Everybody," says Mr. Lowell, "had a mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybody else's business. No brain but had its private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes. Not a few impecunious zealots abjured the use of money (unless earned by other people), professing...
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The Works of James Russell Lowell, Volume 1

James Russell Lowell - American literature - 1892
...general orders. Everybody had a mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybody-else's business. No brain but had its private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes. Not a few impecunious zealots abjured the use of money (unless earned by other people), professing...
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The Unquiet Sex

Helen Watterson Moody - Women - 1898 - 159 pages
...been glorious Thegioritimes for the reforming instinct, for as Mr. Tariyre-' Lowell says, there was " no brain but had its ""'"' private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes"), it is evident that women were deeply involved, from the very nature of the reforms themselves, which...
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Emerson: And Other Essays

John Jay Chapman - Literature - 1898 - 247 pages
...prophets. . . . Everybody had a Mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybody else's business. No brain but had its private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes. Not a few impecunious zealots abjured the use of money (unless earned by other people), professing...
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Emerson: And Other Essays

John Jay Chapman - Literature - 1898 - 247 pages
...prophets. . . . Everybody had a Mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybody else's business. No brain but had its private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes. Not a few impecunious zealots abjured the use of money (unless earned by other people), professing...
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A Literary History of America

Barrett Wendell - 1900
...general orders. Everybody had a mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybody else's business. No brain but had its private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes. Not a few impecunious zealots abjured the use of money (unless earned by other people), professing...
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