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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 Eclectic Review - Page 661
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...gulf; in the darting to an aim. This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes ; for that forever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all...with the rogue, shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside. Why then do we prate of self-reliance ? Inasmuch as the soul is present, there will be power not confident...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1875
...coarseness, he says on another occasion : " This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes; for that ever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty,...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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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...in the darting to an aim. This one fact the World hates, that the soul becomes ; for, that forever degrades the past ; turns all riches to poverty ;...the rogue ; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside. Why then do we prate of self-reliance ? Inasmuch as the soul is present, there will be power not confident...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1842
...living at this hour. ' Life only avails, not the having lived. * * * This one fact the world hates that the soul becomes ; for that for ever degrades...impertinence, if it be not ' a cheerful apologue of our beina and becoming.' We shall make no comment on the horrid profanity of the above extract. It speaks...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 4

1842
...are treated, which grates harshly on the ear : as for instance, — " This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes ; for that for ever degrades...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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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...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 ; for that for ever degrades...with the rogue, shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside. Why, then, do we prate of self-reliance ? Inasmuch as the soul is present, there will be power not...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...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; for, that for ever degrades...with the rogue; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside. Why, then, do we prate of self-reliance? Inasmuch as the soul is present, there will be power not confident...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...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; for, that for ever degrades...with the rogue; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside. Why then do we prate .of self-reliance ? Inasmuch as the soul is present, there will be power not confident...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...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 ; for, that for ever degrades...with the rogue; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside. Why then do we prate of self-reliance ? Inasmuch as the soul is present, there will be power not confident...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...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; for, that for ever degrades...the rogue ; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside. Why then do we prate of self-reliance ? Inasmuch as the soul is present, there will be power not confident...
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