... interesting, silly, eloquent, troublesome. He cumbers himself never about consequences, about interests; he gives an independent, genuine verdict. You must court him; he does not court you. But the man is as it were clapped into jail by his consciousness.... Essays - 第 49 頁Ralph Waldo Emerson 著 - 1841 - 371 頁完整檢視
University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1923 - 428 頁
...verdict. You must court him ; he does not court you. But the man is, as it were, clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken...Lethe for this. Ah, that he could pass again into his neutrality ! Who can thus lose all pledges and, having observed, observe again from the same unaffected,...