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" A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. "
The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America - Page 150
by Fredrika Bremer - 1858
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...highest merit we ascribe to Moses, Plato, and Milton is, that they set at nought books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought. A man...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
...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...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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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...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...dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his. Jp <every work of genius we recognize our own rejected 1 thoughts : they come back to us with a certain...
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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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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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CHAPTERS FROM THE BIBLE OF THE AGES

G.B. STEBBINS - 1872
...philosopher, to the saint, all things are sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. 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. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes...
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Chapters from the Bible of the Ages

Giles Badger Stebbins - 1872 - 400 pages
...philosopher, to the saint, all things are sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. 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. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes...
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