Excerpt from Part of a Man's Life Those who followed the chorus of affection ate praise which surrounded the celebration of Emerson's hundredth birthday must have felt very keenly its unlikeness to the ever renew ing tumult of discussion around the grave of Carlyle. The difference was in great measure the penalty of temperament, or in Emerson's case, its reward. N 0 one recognized this more fully than Carlyle himself when he said sadly to me, Ah! The dear Emerson! He thinks that everybody in the world is as good as himself; just as he had said to Longfellow, years before, that Emerson's first visit to him was like the visit of an angel. It is clear that the whole atmosphere of Emerson's memory breathes. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.