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" Life only avails, not the having lived. Power ceases in the instant of repose; it resides in the moment of transition from a past to a new state, in the shooting of the gulf, in the darting to an aim. This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes;... "
The Essay on Self-reliance - Page 29
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1875
...on another occasion : " This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes; for that ever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all reputation...with the rogue, shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside" (L 29). The contradiction underlying the two passages argues no small degree of indifference, and accounts...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 4

1842
...for instance, — " This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes ; for that for ever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all reputation...the rogue ; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside." — p. 70. We sometimes meet with sentiments unworthy the dignity of the Essayist, which violate the...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1842
...having lived. * * * This one fact the world hates that the soul becomes ; for that for ever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all reputation...the rogue ; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside.' — Essay ii., p. 70. On this point he dwells with great earnestness, and considers all history an...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 12; Volume 76

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1842
...having lived. * * * This one fact the world hatea that the soul becomes ; for that for ever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all reputation...the rogue ; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside.' — Essay ii., p. 70. On this point he dwells with great earnestness, and considers all history an...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...darting to an aim. This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes ; for that for ever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all reputation...which relies, because it works and is. Who has more obedience than I masters me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...darting to an aim. This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes; for, that for ever degrades the past ; turns all riches to poverty ; all reputation...soul is present, there will be power not confident hut agent. To talk of reliance is a poor external way of speaking. Speak rather of that which relies,...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...darting to an aim. This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes ; for that for ever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all reputation...which relies, because it works and is. Who has more obedience than I masters me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...darting to an aim. This one fact the world hates, that the soul 6P comes ; for that for ever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all reputation...which relies, because it works and is» Who has more obedience than I masters me, though he should not raise his finger. Round him I must revolve by the...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 28

1850
...alliteration : — " This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes :* for, that for ever degrades the past ; turns all riches to poverty : all reputation...the rogue : shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside." To be sure, as a coitcto ad populum, the poison of this will be negatived by the apparent nonsense...
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...darting to an aim. This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes ; for, that for ever degrades the past ; turns all riches to poverty ; all reputation...which relies, because it works and is. Who has more obedience than I, masters me, though he should not raise his finger. Eound him I must revolve by the...
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