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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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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 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, 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 intellect...
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The Teachers of Emerson

John Smith Harrison - 1910 - 323 pages
...explanation carefully defines his idea: "All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs ; is not a function,...intellect or the will, but the master of the intellect or the will ; is the background of our being, in which they lie — an immensity not possessed and...
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The Soul and Sex in Education, Morals, Religion, and Adolescence: Scientific ...

Jirah Dewey Buck - 1912 - 175 pages
...All goes to show "—says Emerson in the " Over-Soul,"—" 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 xxii possessed, and that cannot be possessed," because, I might add—// possesses...
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American Prose (1607-1865)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1916 - 737 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,...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...
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Emerson: A Statement of New England Transcendentalism as Expressed in the ...

Henry David Gray - 1917 - 110 pages
...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...immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed. . . . When it breathes through his intellect it is genius ; when it breathes through his will, it is...
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The Philosophy of Plotinus: The Gifford Lectures at St. Andrews ..., Volume 1

William Ralph Inge - 1918 - 523 pages
...All goes to show that the Soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs ; is not a faculty, but a light ; is not the intellect...immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed. A light shines through us upon things/ and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all....
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 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,...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...
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The Poetic Mind

Frederick Clarke Prescott - 1922 - 308 pages
...get hints of the true action of the mind. "All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs; is not a function,...immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed." For the most part this is hardly mystical at all, but psychological. The intellect, voluntary thought,...
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An English Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Shewing the Main Stream of English ...

Sir Henry John Newbolt - 1922 - 1011 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,...will; is the background of our being, in which they lie—an immensiry not possessed and that cannot be possessed. From within or from behind, a light...
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The Conquest of Self

Louis Edward Bisch - 1923 - 326 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,...immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed. No one has ever yet interpreted the problems of nature, the soul, and God, in a manner satisfactory...
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