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" Neither can it be said, on the other hand, that the gain of rectitude must be bought by any loss. There is no penalty to virtue ; no penalty to wisdom ; they are proper additions of being. In a virtuous action, I properly am; in a virtuous act, I add... "
Essays: First series - Page 100
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...eternal account. 45. Neither can it be said, on the other hand, that the gain of rectitude must be bought by any loss. There is no penalty to virtue...There can be no excess to love ; none to knowledge ; nope to beauty ; when 44. If a criminal is not caught, does he escape punishment ? Cf . 16. Why do...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...the eternal account. Neither can it be said, on the other hand, that the gain of rectitude must be bought by any loss. There is no penalty to virtue...be no excess to love ; none to knowledge ; none to beauty, when these attributes are considered in the purest sense. The soul refuses all limits. It affirms...
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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
...should we not see it, this deadly deduction makes square the eternal account.' Virtue and wisdom ' are proper additions of being. In a virtuous action, I properly am.' ' There is, therefore, no tax on the good of virtue ; for that is the incoming of God himself, or absolute...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1842
...should we not see it, this deadly deduction makes square the eternal account.' Virtue and wisdom ' are proper additions of being. In a virtuous action, I properly am.' ' There is, therefore, no tax on the good of virtue ; for that is the incoming of God himself, or absolute...
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Human Nature: A Philosophical Exposition of the Divine Institution of Reward ...

1844 - 91 pages
...the eternal account. " Neither can it be said, on the other hand, that the gain of rectitude must be bought by any loss. There is no penalty to virtue,...virtuous action, I properly am; in a virtuous act' t I add to the world; I plant into deserts conquered from Chaos and Nothing, and see the darkness receding...
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Human nature, a philosophical exposition of the divine institution of reward ...

Human nature - 1844
...the eternal account. " Neither can it be said, on the other hand, that the gain of rectitude must be bought by any loss. There is no penalty to virtue,...virtuous action, I properly am; in a virtuous act> r I add to the world; I plant into deserts conquered from Chaos and Nothing, and see the darkness receding...
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Human Nature: A Philosophical Exposition of the Divine Institution of Reward ...

1844 - 91 pages
...the eternal account. " Neither can it be said, on the other hand, that the gain of rectitude must be bought by any loss. There is no penalty to virtue,...In a virtuous action, I properly am; in a virtuous actv DIVINE INSTITUTION OF I add to the world; I plant into deserts conquered from Chaos and Nothing,...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...the eternal account. Neither can it be said, on the other hand, that the gain of rectitude must be bought by any loss. There is no penalty to virtue...be no excess to love ; none to knowledge ; none to beauty, when these attributes are considered in the purest sense. The soul refuses limits, and always...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...the eternal account. Neither can it be said, on the other hand, that the gain of rectitude must be bought by any loss. There is no penalty to virtue;...can be no excess to love, none to knowledge, none to beauty, when these attributes are considered in the purest sense. The soul refuses all limits. It affirms...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...the eternal account. Neither can it be said, on the other hand, that the gain of rectitude must be bought by any loss. There is no penalty to virtue;...properly am ; in a virtuous act, I add to the world ; 1 plant into deserts conquered from Chaos and Nothing, and see the darkness receding on the limits...
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