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" Genius, unexerted, is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks." There may be epics in men's brains, just as there are oaks in acorns, but the tree and the bark must come out before we can measure them. "
The English Journal of Education - Página 248
1857
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

1855
...only an ' organized day-dream with a skin on it.' Genius itself is no genius if it stay indoors. ' Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks. There may be epics in men's brains, just as there are oaks in acorns, but the tree and the book must...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volumen 12

1852
...themselves. A modern lecturer has some pertinent and forcible illustrations of this sentiment, as follows: "Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks. There may be epics in men's brains just as there are oaks in acorns, but the tree and the book must...
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The Schoolmate, Volumen 4

A. R. Phippen - 1854
...clear enough to b« read. Persons have no right to do as they please unless they please to do right Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks. Indolence is the rust of the mind and the inlet of every vice. Integrity, however rough, is better...
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HOPES AND HELPS FOR THE YOUNG OF BOTH SEXES.

G. S. WEAVER - 1854
...depends upon an active perseverance than upon genius. Says a commonsense author upon this subject, " Genius, unexerted, is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks." There may be epics in men's brains, just as there are oaks in acorns, but the tree and the bark must...
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Hopes and Helps for the Young of Both Sexes: Relating to the Formation of ...

George Sumner Weaver - 1855 - 246 páginas
...depends upon an active perseverance than upon genius. Says a commonsense author upon this subject, " Genius, unexerted, is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks." There may be epies in men's brains, just as there are oaks in acorns, but the tree and the bark must...
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Student and Family Miscellany, Volumen 10

1855
...York, is $1,200,000 per annum, which would be about $3,287 a day, $137 an hour, and $2 26 a minute. GENIUS, unexerted. is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks. ENIGMAS. — What English word of one syllable, by cutting off its first letter, becomes a Latin word...
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Hopes and Helps for the Young of Both Sexes: Relating to the Formation of ...

George Sumner Weaver - 1855 - 246 páginas
...depends upon an active perseverance than upon genius. Says a commonsense author upon this subject, " Genius, unexerted, is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks." There may be epics in men's brains, just as there are oaks in acorns, but the tree and the bark must...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and reader), ed ...

Henry Pitman - 1856
...capacity undeveloped ", is only " an organised day-dream with a skin on it. * * Genius undeveloped is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks. There may be epics in men's brains, just as there are oaks in acorns, but the tree and the book must...
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The Christian Helper: Or Gospel Sermons for Congregations and ..., Volumen 3

Alonzo Ames Miner, Elbridge Gerry Brooks, Abel Charles Thomas - 1858
...and will in coming ages delight the world. And thus with each and all. Well has it been said that, " Genius unexerted is no more genius, than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks. There may be epics in men's brains, just as there are oaks in acorns; but the tree and the book must...
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Diamond Dust

Eliza Cook - 1865 - 192 páginas
...something between a thought and a thing. HESITATION is often the prudery of design. GENIUS, when idle, is no more genius, than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks. As many are prepared for a sudden death as for a sudden success. "On that mine enemy would write a...
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