- Ralph Wal·do, [wawl-doh, wol-] /ˈwɔl doʊ, ˈwɒl-/, 1803–82, U.S. essayist and poet.
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It is a quiet, almost Emersonian sort of paradox that invites reflection, not action.Heartless Conservatives Unite!
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The essay had some merit, but it reeked with the Emersonian spirit and manner.
I must get this Emersonian musk out of my garments at all hazards.
It has its merit, this Emersonian way, particularly for souls easily disillusioned.Unicorns
Perhaps it is Emersonian, but certainly it is different from anything Emerson ever did.
I was so much worried about this Emersonian mask that I resolved to lay it off.
- Ralph Waldo. (rælf ˈwɔːldəʊ). 1803–82, US poet, essayist, and transcendentalist
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