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" The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they, — let us hold by this. They pin me down. They look backward and not forward. But genius looks forward; the eyes of... "
Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures - Page 86
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 pages
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The Microcosm: Or, Little World of Home, Volumes 1-3

1835
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence, it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...down. They look backward and not forward. But genius always looks forward. The eyes of man arc set in his forehead, not in his hindhead. Man hopes. Genius...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...of here and there a favourite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...down. They look backward, and not forward; but genius always looks forward. The eyes of man are set in his forehead, not in his hindhead. Man hopes. Genius...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...of here and there a favourite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,—let us hold by this. They pin me down. They look backward, and not forward; but genius always...
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Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 383 pages
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence, it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...Whatever talents may be, if the man create not, the pure efflux of the Deity is not his;—cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...obstructed, and as yet unborn. The soul active sees absolute truth ; and utters truth, or creates. . . The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...Whatever talents may be, if the man create not, the pure efflux of the Deity is not his ; — cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame •• The world...
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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 28

1898
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence, it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...not forward. But genius looks forward, the eyes of men are set in his forehead, not in his hindhead. . ^ Undoubtedly there is a right way of reading,...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - 1864
...truth ; and utters truth, or creates. . . The book, the college, the school of art, the inBtitntion of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius....hold by this. They pin me down. They look backward aud not forward. But genius looks forward : the eyes of man are bet in his forehead, not in his hindhead...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Critical writings

Theodore Parker - 1865
...obstructed, and as yet unborn. The soul active sees absolute truth ; and utters truth, or creates. . . The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...of man are set in his forehead, not in his hindhead : inan hopes : genius creates. Whatever talents may be, if the man creates not, the pure efflux of...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Comprising His Essays ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 448 pages
...of here and there a favourite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence, it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...Whatever talents may be, if the man create not, the pure efflux of the Deity is not his ; — cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative...
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Orations, Lectures and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 290 pages
...of here and there a favourite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...down. They look backward, and not forward ; but genius always looks forward. The eyes of man are set in his forehead, not in his hindhead. Man hopes. Genius...
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