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" Here is the difference betwixt the poet and the mystic, that the last nails a symbol to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old and false. For all symbols are fluxional ; all language is vehicular and transitive, and is good,... "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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Essays, Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1844 - 313 pages
...betwixt the poet and the mystic, that the last nails a symbol to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old and false. For all...accidental and individual symbol for an universal one. The morning-redness happens to be the favorite meteor to the eyes of Jacob Behmen, and comes to stand to...
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Essays, Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1844 - 313 pages
...betwixt the poet and the mystic, that the last nails a symbol to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old and false. For all...accidental and individual symbol for an universal one. The morning-redness happens to be the favorite meteor to the eyes of Jacob Behmen, and comes to stand to...
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volume 1

Douglas Jerrold - 1845
...the Poet and the Mystic is, that the Mystic nails a symbol to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old and false. For all...is good as ferries and horses are for conveyance, and not as farms and houses are for homesteads." " Mysticism consists in the mistake of an accidental...
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volume 1

Douglas Jerrold - 1845
...the Poet and the Mystic is, that the Mystic nails a symbol to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old and false. For all...is good as ferries and horses are for conveyance, and not as farms and houses are for homesteads." " Mysticism consists in the mistake of an accidental...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 274 pages
...the last nails a symbol to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old and 4 false. For all symbols are fluxional ; all language...consists in the mistake of an accidental and individual synihol for an universal one. The morning-redness happens to be the favorite meteor to the eyes of...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1860 - 274 pages
...betwixt the poet and the mystic, that the last nails a symbol to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old and false. For all...and houses are, for homestead. Mysticism consists iu the mistake of an accidental and individual symhol for an universal one. The morning-redness happens...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1863 - 274 pages
...the last nails a symbol to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old and 4 false. For all symbols are fluxional ; all language...and houses are, for homestead. Mysticism consists i» the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one. The morning-redness happens...
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ESSAYS.

R.W. EMERSON - 1867
...that the last nails a symbol to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old 4 false. For all symbols are fluxional; all language...and houses are, for homestead. Mysticism consists iu the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one. The morning-redness happens...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...betwixt the poet and the mystic, that the last nails a symbol to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old and false. For all...for an universal one. The morning redness happens to bo the favorite meteor to the eyes of Jacob Behmen, and comes to stand to him for truth and faith ;...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...betwixt the poet and the mystic, that the last nails a symbol ' to one sense, which was a true sense for a moment, but soon becomes old and false. For all...universal one. The morning redness happens to be the favorite meteor to the eyes of Jacob Behmen, and comes to stand to him for truth and faith ; and he...
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