Emerson, Ralph Waldo
A nineteenth-century American lecturer and author; a leader of transcendentalism. In his essay “Self-Reliance” and in other works, Emerson stressed the importance of the individual and encouraged people to rely on their own judgment.
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One of the three, Ralph Goodwin, is said to have drowned while swimming at a beach outside Havana.
The Ralph Retort, a paragon of ethical journalism websites, decided to make crowdsourcing stuff to discredit me into a project.Rage Against GamerGate’s Hate Machine: What I Got For Speaking Up|Arthur Chu|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He confesses that if time permits, he wants to see the Ralph Macchio panel on the 30th anniversary of Karate Kid.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con|Sujay Kumar|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes the wishful thinking was done by well-known individuals—the Dalai Lama and Ralph Bunche.Up To A Point: What We Really Need Is a Nobel War Prize|P. J. O’Rourke|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ralph Ellison was useful on this: “Can a people,” he asked, “live and develop for over three hundred years simply by reacting?”You Can’t ‘Steal’ a Culture: In Defense of Cultural Appropriation|John McWhorter|July 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He may have meant no more than Emerson, who pictured ill health as a ghoul preying on the heart and life of its victims.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Ralph Townes wife will be a happy woman for more reasons than one; and he is interested in you, as one can see at a glance.
Sir Ralph was a man of striking appearance, tall and imposing in figure.
Ralph Towne often wondered how she was taking it; he could have found no sign of it in her face or in her life.
It was Ralph Townes perfect face that had drawn her to him, his voice, and his eyes, like the woods in October.