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" ... counting man, does not, as we know him, represent himself, but misrepresents himself. Him we do not respect, but the soul, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect,... "
Twelve Essays - Page 195
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius ; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue ;...the great soul have its way through us ; in other words, to engage us to obey. Of this pure nature every man is at some time sensible. Language cannot...
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Brownson's Quarterly Review, Volume 2

Orestes Augustus Brownson - 1845
...through his action, would make our knees bend. ' When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue ;...through his affection, it is love. And the blindness of intellect begins when it would be something of itself. The weakness of the will begins when the individual...
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Brownson's quarterly review

1845
...through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius ; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue; when...through his affection, it is love. And the blindness of intellect begins when it would be something of itself. The weakness of the will begins when the individual...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue ;...All reform aims, in some one particular, to let the soul have its way through us ; in other words, to engage us to obey. Of this pure nature every man...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect, it is uenius ; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue ;...let the great soul have its way through us; in other words, to engage us to obey. Of this pure nature every man is at some time sensible. Language cannot...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue ;...let the great soul have its way through us; in other words, to engage us to obey. Of this pure nature every man is at some time sensible. Language cannot...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius ; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue ;...the great soul have its way through us ; in other words, to engage us to obey. Of this pure nature every man is at some time sensible. Language cannot...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius ; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue :...All reform aims, in some one particular, to let the soul have its way through us ; in other words, to engage us to obey. Of this pure nature every man...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius ; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue :...All reform aims, in some one particular, to let the soul have its way through us ; in other words, to engage us to obey. Of this pure nature every man...
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...through his action, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius ; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue ;...All reform aims, in some one particular, to let the soul have its way through us ; in other words, to engage us to obey. Of this pure nature every man...
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