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Self-Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1841

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. "Self-Reliance." Essays, First Series. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1903. N. pag. Print.

The sentence beginning "Else, to-morrow" in line 20 is BEST rephrased as

A

"it is difficult to express one's creativity without infringing upon another's."

B

"being silent is safest, because it allows other creative people time to express their own ideas."

C

"one will always be in competition to be the most creative and unique."

D

"it is essential to speak your unique ideas before someone preempts you."

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"creativity is a solitary experience, to be enjoyed alone."