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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes: There are days when the great are near us, when there is no frown on their brow, no condescension even; when they take us by the hand, and we share their thought.
         

There are days when the great are near us, when there is no frown on their brow, no condescension even; when they take us by the hand, and we share their thought.


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