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" All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs; is not a function, like the power of memory, of calculation, of comparison — but uses these as hands and feet; is not a faculty, but a light; is not the... "
Essays, First Series - Page 246
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
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Mind, Volume 1

1898
...post free to subscribers at a distance. ALL goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs; is not a function,...but the master of the intellect and the will; is the vast background of our being, in which they lie, an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed....
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Appletons' Popular Science Monthly, Volume 54

William Jay Youmans - 1899
...standpoint. When, for example, Emerson says, " All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs ; is not a function,...which they lie — an immensity not possessed and that can not be possessed" — he may be uttering the sentence of a divine philosophy, otr the deep intuition...
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Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...into knowledge of the secret of nature. All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs; is not a function,...will; is the background of our being, in which they lie,—an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed. From within or from behind, a light...
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A Short History of American Literature: Designed Primarily for Use in ...

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1900 - 374 pages
...me; I am part or particle of God." 2 "The soul in man ... is not the intellect or the will, but . . . the background of our being, in which they lie, —...immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed." 3 This view was the easier because Emerson thought of God as neither personal nor impersonal, but as...
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A Short History of American Literature: Designed Primarily for Use in ...

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1900 - 374 pages
...me; I am part or particle of God."2 "The soul in man ... is not the intellect or the will, but . . . the background of our being, in which they lie, — an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed."3 This view was the easier because Emerson thought of God as neither personal nor impersonal,...
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Paths to Power

Floyd Baker Wilson - 1901 - 229 pages
...his wonderful revelation of the center : " All goes to show that the soul of man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs ; is not a function...the master of the intellect and the will ; is the vast background of our being, in which they lie — an immensity that is not possessed and that cannot...
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The Hindu System of Self-culture of the Patanjala Yoga Shastra

Kishori Lal Sarkar - 1902 - 160 pages
...Emerson : 41 All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises al? the organs, is not a function, like the power of memory,...but a light ; is not the intellect or the will, but is the back ground of our being, in which they lie, — an immensity not possessed and that cannot...
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The Onlooker, Volumes 1-2

1902
...one, the laws of nature are justified. Emerson has written that "the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs; is not a function...is not a faculty, but a light; is not the intellect and the will, but the master of the intellect and the will: is the background of our being, in which...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...into knowledge of the secret of nature.* All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs ; is not a function,...— an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed.3 From within or from behind, a light shines through us upon things and makes us aware that...
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Essays: First and Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 613 pages
...into knowledge of the secret of nature.* All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs ; is not a function,...— an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed.3 from within or from behind, a light shines through us upon things and makes us aware that...
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