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" is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, of that inspiration of man which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes... "
The Essay on Self-reliance - Page 31
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1908 - 59 pages
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1841
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought....and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and of thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence,...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought....and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought....and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought....and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought....and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1850
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought....and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and of thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence,...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and of thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence,...
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and of thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which...
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