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" Familiar as the voice of the mind is to each, the highest merit we ascribe to Moses, Plato, and Milton is that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of... "
Essays - Page 41
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...mind is to each, the highest merit we ascribe to Moses, Plato, and Milton is, that they set at nought books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but...from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bard and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genius...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...learning something." — Nature, p. 92. " The highest merit we ascribe to Moses, Plato, and Milton, is that they set at naught books and traditions, and...than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages." " Kingdom and lordship, power and estate are a gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a...
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THE HOMES OF THE NEW WORLD; IMPRESSIONS OF AMERICA.

FREDRIKA BREMER. - 1853
...recognizes as the voice of his own soul, is that they set books and traditions at naught, and spoke oot what men. but what they thought. A man should learn...across his mind from within, more than the lustre oi the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his....
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The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America, Volume 1

Fredrika Bremer - 1854
...every man recognizes as the voice of his own soul, is that they set books and traditions at naught, and spoke not what men. but what they thought. A man...across his mind from within, more than the lustre ol the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his....
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The rational primer; or, First reader

John Relly Beard - 1860 - 171 pages
...Luke, iv. 18. None so blind as they who will not see. Light is. light, though the blind see it not. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam...than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. There is a poor blind man who every day, In summer sunshine, or in winter's rain, Daily as tolls the...
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A Journey to Great-Salt-Lake City, Volume 1

Jules Remy, Julius Lucius Brenchley - 1861
...the most supreme contempt for tradition. " The highest merit we ascribe to Moses, Plato, and Milton, is that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought.f .... Ah ! then, exclaimed the aged ladies, you shall be sure to be understood. Misunderstood...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - 1864
...Moses, Plato, and Milton, is that they set at nonght books and traditions, and spoke not what men said but what they thought. A man should learn to detect...than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages." "Kingdom and lordship, power and estate, are a gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a...
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Arabula: Or, The Divine Guest. Containing a New Collection of Gospels

Andrew Jackson Davis - 1867 - 403 pages
...saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. 2 A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which Hashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. 3 We...
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ARABULA; OR, THE DIVINE GUEST

ANDREW JACKSON DAVIS - 1868
...saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. 2 A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam...flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. 3 We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...Familiar as the voice of the mind is to each, the highest merit we ascribe to Moses, Plato, and Milton is, that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men but what thev thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind...
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