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" A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal as gently as we awake from dreams. "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1839
...ox. I3ut who can set limits to the remedial force of spirit Ï A man is a god in ruins. When men arc innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into...the immortal as gently as we awake from dreams. Now, tic world would be insane and rabid, if these disorganizations should last for hundreds of years. It...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...points, and all history is but the epoch of one degradation. " A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into...paradise. " Man is the dwarf of himself. Once he was permeated and dissolved by spirit. He filled nature with his overflowing currents. Out from him sprang...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...ox. But who can set limits to the remedial force of spirit! " A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into...paradise. " Man is the dwarf of himself. Once he was permeated and dissolved by spirit. He filled nature with his overflowing currents. Out from him sprang...
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Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 383 pages
...ox. But who can set limits to the remedial force of spirit ? ' A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into...paradise. ' Man is the dwarf of himself. Once he was permeated and dissolved by spirit. He filled nature with his overflowing currents. Out from him sprang...
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Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 74 pages
...ox. But who can set limits to the remedial force of spirit ? ' A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into...death and infancy. Infancy is the perpetual Messiah, Avhich comes into the arms of fallen men, and pleads with them to return to paradise. ' Man is the...
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Compitum: Or, The Meeting of the Ways at the Catholic Church, Book 7

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1854
...it occurs in a work of popular literature at the present day. " The world," says our contemporary, " would be insane and rabid if these disorganizations...It is kept in check by death and infancy. Infancy comes into the arms of fallen men, and pleads with them to return to Paradise. Death puts a limit to...
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Merrimack: Or, Life at the Loom; a Tale

Day Kellogg Lee - 1854 - 353 pages
...Irish brogue was the charm of her pronunciation. Anna paused and repeated this passage as she read : " Infancy is the perpetual Messiah, which comes into...men, and pleads with them to return to paradise." Then she turned her blue eyes in tears aloft, and after a moment's silence, which affected us all,...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...ox. But who can set limits to the remedial force of spirit ? ' A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into...paradise. ' Man is the dwarf of himself. Once he was permeated and dissolved by spirit. He filled nature with his overflowing currents. Out from him sprang...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...ox. But who can set limits to the remedial force of spirit ? ' A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into...and infancy. Infancy is the perpetual Messiah, which conies into the arms of fallen men, and pleads with them to return to paradise. ' Man is the dwarf...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Comprising His Essays ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 448 pages
...ox. But who can set limits to the remedial force of spirit? ' A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into...paradise. ' Man is the dwarf of himself. Once he was permeated and dissolved by spirit. He filled nature with his overflowing currents. Out from him sprang...
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