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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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A Literary History of America

Barrett Wendell - American literature - 1900 - 574 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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American Literary Criticism, Selected and Ed: With an Introductory Essay

William Morton Payne - American essays - 1904 - 318 pages
...in general orders. Everybody had a mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybodyelse'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 - 1904
...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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James Russell Lowell: His Life and Work

Ferris Greenslet, Bruce Rogers - Authors, American - 1905 - 309 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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International Perspective in Criticism: Goethe, Grillparzer, Sainte-Beuve ...

Gustav Pollak - Criticism - 1914 - 312 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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Emerson: A Statement of New England Transcendentalism as Expressed in the ...

Henry David Gray - Philosophy - 1917 - 110 pages
...essay on Thoreau. "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." And in the same spirit Hawthorne, in his American NoteBooks, speaks of Margaret Fuller's refractory...
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Scribner's Magazine ..., Volume 23

1898
...England must have been glorious times for the reforming instinct, when, as Mr. Lowell says, there was "no brain but had its private maggot, which must have found pitiably short commons sometimes," and in which it is evident that women were deeply involved, from the very nature of the reforms themselves....
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 79

American literature - 1897
...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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Unbought Spirit: A John Jay Chapman Reader

John Jay Chapman - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 211 pages
...its prophets.... Everybody had a Mission (with a capital M) to attend to everybody else's business. No brain but had its priva'te 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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Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed

Joel Porte - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 256 pages
...its martyrs. . . . 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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