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Nature abhors the old, and old age seems the only disease; all others run into this one. Options
Daemon
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Nature abhors the old, and old age seems the only disease; all others run into this one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Pretty Ash
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Umm i get the literal meanings of this quote but didn't get the whole idea behind the quote can somebody explain it?
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Nature abhors the old, and old age seems the only disease; all others run into this one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
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Daemon wrote:
Nature abhors the old, and old age seems the only disease; all others run into this one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)


Nature abhors the weak, though the old are first in line, so to speak. How old was Emerson, when he wrote this passage?
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Mister Emerson by employing his argus-eyes to scrutinize the world as in simplest forms exposed a very interesting point in regards to age.
Being old is a matter of being bold enough to survive a lifetime period and every day wake up at morning and decide courageously to live that day, even though the life sometimes tries to put us down.
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Pretty Ash wrote:
Umm i get the literal meanings of this quote but didn't get the whole idea behind the quote can somebody explain it?


The idea is that nature kills everything that reaches old age, and eventually death in old age will be the result of some disease. So all diseases run into old age and one of them will get you.


A great many people will think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. ~ William James ~
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