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CHAPTER XIV
AMERICAN LITERATURE

that his belief differed on one or two points from theirs, and, though they begged him not to, he resigned.
A year later he visited Europe for his health. He wanted to see men rather than places, so, after meeting Coleridge and Wordsworth, he sought out the lonely little farm of Craigenputtock, the home of Carlyle. His coming was " like the visit of an angel," said the Scots philosopher to Longfellow. The two men became friends, and the friendship lasted as long as their lives.
Emerson settled at Concord, Massachusetts, in 1834, and began his career as a lecturer. In 1837 he delivered at Harvard his address The American Scholar ; and then for the first time the American people were told seriously and with dignity that they must no longer listen to "the courtly muses of Europe." " We will walk on our own feet ; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our own minds," said Emerson. T se words are the keynote of his message to the d. hoever listens may hear the voice of Cod, he declared ; and for that reason each person's individuality was sacred to him. He met every man with a gently expectant deference that was far above the ordinary courtesy of society, and on the lecture platform his manner was that of one who was trying to interpret what he knew, of one who was striving to put his thoughts into a language which had no words to express them fully.

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