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" It is in vain that we look for genius to reiterate its miracles in the old arts ; it is its instinct to find beauty and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise... "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use, the railroad, the insurance office, the joint stock company, our law, our primary assemblies, our commerce, the galvanic battery, the electric...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart, it will raise to a divine use the railroad, the insurance-office, the jointstock company, our law, our primary assemblies, our commerce, the galvanic...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science ..., Volume 46; Volume 109

1887
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart, it will raise to a divine...aspect which belongs to our great mechanical works — lo mills, railways and machinery — the effect of the mercenary impulses which these works obey...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use, the railroad, the insurance office, the joint stock company, our law, our primary assemblies, our commerce, the galvanic battery, the electric...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use, the railroad, the insurance offlce, the joint stock company, our law, our primary assemblies, our commerce. the galvanic battery,...
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The Religion of the Heart: A Manual of Faith and Duty

Leigh Hunt - 1853 - 259 pages
...holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill.—Proceeding from a religious heart, it will raise to a divine...assemblies, our commerce, the galvanic battery, the electric gas, the poison, and the chemist's retort, in which we seek now only an economical use. Is not the...
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Rudimentary Treatise on the Principles of Design in Architecture: As ...

Edward Lacy Garbett - 1867 - 247 pages
...able to find is contained in two words of a writer not remarkable for perspicuity, who speaks of " the selfish and even cruel aspect which belongs to our great mechanical works:"* (he writes in America). I cannot help suspecting that these words touch the root of the evil. Have...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use...cruel aspect which belongs to our great mechanical works—to mills, railways, and machinery — the effect of the mercenary impulses which these works...
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Rudimentary Treatise on the Principles of Design in Architecture as ...

Edward Lacy Garbett - 1876 - 247 pages
...been able to find is contained in two words of a writer not remarkable for perspicuity, who speaks of "the selfish and even cruel aspect which belongs to our great mechanical works :"* (he writes in America). I cannot help suspecting that these words touch the root of the evil. Have...
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In Memoriam. Ralph Waldo Emerson: Recollections of His Visits to England in ...

Alexander Ireland - 1882 - 120 pages
...truly religious mind will find beauty and. necessary facts, — in the shop and the mill. Proceeding from a religious heart, it will raise to a divine use the railroad, the insurance office, the telegraph, the chemist's retort, — in. .which we now seek only an economic use The end and aim of...
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