Self-Reliance Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What does Emerson claim society never does? (from Paragraph 28-End of Essay)


Which virtue is paid to kings, nobles and great proprietors? (from Paragraphs 19-27)


Which emotions does Emerson say are beneath the state of having "life in yourself"? (from Paragraphs 19-27)


Emerson laments that strong intellects "dare not yet hear God himself, unless he speak the phraseology of..." whom? (from Paragraphs 19-27)


What is Emerson describing when he states: "In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity: yet when the devout motions of the soul come ... they should clothe God with shape and color"? (from Paragraphs 9-18)

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