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" ... which each science has its own illustration. He complains that " he finds this part of learning very deficient, the profounder sort of wits drawing a bucket now and then for their own use, but the spring-head unvisited. This was the dry light which... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 241
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
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The works of Plato: a new and literal version, by H. Cary (H. Davis, G. Burges).

Plato - 1848
...appears, with good reason, to have been the most perfect of all men in rhetoric. Phce. How so ? Socr. All the great arts require a subtle and speculative research into the law of nature : for that loftiness of thought and perfect mastery over every subject seems to be derived from some...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Comprising His Essays ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 942 pages
...spring-head unvisited. This was the dry light which did scorch and offend most men's watery natures." Plato had signified the same sense, when he said,...this kind, he attached himself to him, and nourished himaeif with sublime speculations on the absolute intelligence; and imported thence into the oratorical...
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The theory of the arts; or, Art in relation to nature ..., Volume 1

George Harris - 1869
...All the arts have their origin, as we have seen, in nature ; and as Plato observes in his ' Phaedrus/ all the great arts require a subtle and speculative research into the law of nature. Thus, the arts of poetry and eloquence, which engage the loftiest capacities of the mind, originated...
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The Theory of the Arts: Or, Art in Relation to Nature ..., Volume 1

George Harris - 1869 - 634 pages
...the arts have their origin, as we have seen, in nature ; and as Plato observes in his ' Phaedrus,' all the great arts require a subtle and speculative research into the law of nature. Thus, the arts of poetry and eloquencej which engage the loftiest capacities of the mind, originated...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume II

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...spring-head unvisited. This was the dry light which did scorch and offend most men's watery natures." Plato had signified the same sense, when he said :...source as this. This Pericles had, in addition to a ^reat natural genius. For, meeting with Anaxagoras, who was a "person of this kind, he attached himself...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Representative men. English traits ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...spring-head unvisited. This was the dry l/yht which did scorch and offend most men's watery natures." Plato had signified the ' same sense, when he said...since loftiness of thought and perfect mastery over ever}' subject seem to be derived from some such source as this. This Pericles had, in addition to...
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Select Dialogues of Plato: A New and Literal Version, Chiefly from the Text ...

Plato, Henry Cary - 1877 - 551 pages
...Socr. All the great arts require a subtle and speculalive research into the law of nature; for that loftiness of thought and perfect mastery over every...seem to be derived from some such source as this, which Pericles possessed, in addition to a great natural genius. For meeting, I think, with Anaxagoras,...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 3

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880
...spring-head unvisited. This was the dry light which did scorch and offend most men's watery natures." Plato had signified the same sense, when he said :...This Pericles had, in addition to a great natural genins. For, meeting with Anaxagoras, who was a person of this kind, he attached himself to him, and...
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The Works of Plato

Plato - 1881
...appears, with good reason, to have been the most perfect of all men in rhetoric. Phce. How so ? Socr. All the great arts require a subtle and speculative research into the law of nature : for that loftiness of thought and perfect mastery over every subject seems to be derived from some...
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The British Chess Magazine, Volume 2

1882
...the reward due to those who render such obedience. PH. — Explain what you mean, Socrates. Soc. — All the great arts require a subtle and speculative research into the laws of nature ; for loftiness of thought and perfect mastery over every subject seem to be derived...
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