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" THE eye is the first circle ; the horizon which it forms is the second ; and throughout nature this primary figure is repeated without end. It is the highest emblem in the cipher of the world. "
Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed - Page 281
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 320 pages
...slender force of human beings. Varieties. l.Oan Omnipotence do things incompatible and contradictory ? 2. St. Augustine described the nature of God, as a circle, whose centre was everywhere, and his circumference raowhere. 3. The walls of rude minds are scrawled all over with facts and with thoughts...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...that trust which carries God with it, and so hath already the whole future in the bottom of the heart. CIECLES. THE eye is the first circle ; the horizon...the highest emblem in the cipher of the world. St. Augustin described the nature of God as a circle whose centre was everywhere, and its circumference...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...carries God with it, and so hath already the whole future in the bottom of the heart. ESSAY X. CIRCLE THE eye is the first circle; the horizon which it...described the nature of God as a circle whose centre was every where, and its circumference nowhere. We are all our lifetime reading the copious sense of this...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...God with it, and so hath already the whole future in the bottom of the heart. 215 ESSAY X. CIRCLES. THE eye is the first circle ; the horizon which it...described the nature of God as a circle whose centre was every where, and its circumference nowhere. We are all our lifetime reading the copious sense of this...
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The Wesley banner and revival record [afterw.] The Wesley banner ..., Volume 1

Samuel Dunn - 1849
...strongest characteristics of genius is— the power of lighting its own fire. — John Foster. GOD. — St. Augustine described the nature of God as a circle whose centre is everywhere, and its circumference nowhere. April 1. — WiiiiAM Fox, Esq., died at Clapton, 182C,...
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Physiology of education: mental, moral, and social facts

William Moore Wooler - 1860
...love — as did not His disciples' "hearts burn by the way" — what can Calvin or Swedenborg say ? St. Augustine described the nature of GOD, as " a circle whose centre is everywhere, and His circumference nowhere." Is it not too much the custom of our nation to erect...
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Practical lessons on the comparative construction of the verb in the French ...

Jules Festu - 1863 - 256 pages
...of unfortunate. Was it the Phoenicians who invented navigation ? I proved to you that God was good. St. Augustine described the nature of God as a circle whose centre was everywhere, but whose circumference was nowhere. Galileo proved that the earth revolved round the sun. I demonstrated...
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Poseidôn: a link between Semite, Hamite, and Aryan

Robert Brown - 1872 - 158 pages
...pillars frequently taking a circular form ; no shape is more natural or more suitable for the purpose. ' The eye is the first circle ; the horizon which it...nature this primary figure is repeated without end.' ' And not only pillars, but even cities, were sometimes built in a circular form. Such, for instance,...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...outside, Scan the profile of the sphere; Knew they what that signified, A new genesis were here. CIRCLES THE eye is the first circle; the horizon which it...whose centre was everywhere and its circumference nowhere.1 We are all our lifetime reading the copious sense of this first of forms. One moral we have...
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Essays: First series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
...outside, Scan the profile of the sphere ; Knew they what that signified, A new genesis were here. CIRCLES. THE eye is the first circle ; the horizon which it...figure is repeated without end. It is the highest emhlem in the cipher of the world. St. Augustine described the nature of God as a circle whose centre...
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