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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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Education and the Soul: Toward a Spiritual Curriculum

John P. Miller - 2000 - 168 pages
...process. Consider Emerson's (1990) definition: All goes to show 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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A Historical Guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson

Joel Myerson - 2000 - 336 pages
...power, of which each individual is a particular manifestation. "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" (CW, 2:161). Rather than possession or control, we must exercise a kind of vigilant watchfulness and...
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A Historical Guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson

Carolina Distinguished Professor of American Literature Joel Myerson - 2000 - 322 pages
...power, of which each individual is a particular manifestation. "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" (CV^ 2:161). Rather than possession...
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Love is a Sweet Chain: Desire, Autonomy, and Friendship in Liberal Political ...

James R. Martel, Professor James Martel - 2001 - 272 pages
...an otgan, but animates and exetcises all the otgans; is not a function, like the powet of memoty. . .but uses these as hands and feet; is not a faculty but a light; is not the intellect ot the will, but the mastet of the intellect and the will; — is the vast backgtound of out being,...
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The Soul's Economy: Market Society and Selfhood in American Thought, 1820-1920

Jeffrey P. Sklansky - 2002 - 313 pages
...man is, as it were, clapped into jail by his consciousness," Emerson wrote.46 The soul, he explained, "is not the intellect or the will, but the master...is the background of our being, in which they lie." To be true to one's self meant to strip away what Emerson called "the façade" of everyday existence,...
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Being Consciousness Bliss: A Seeker's Guide

Astrid Fitzgerald - 2002 - 383 pages
...she declines towards Sensation. — Proclus All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ but animates and exercises all the organs; is not a function,...memory, of calculation, of comparison, but uses these as hand and feet; is not a faculty, but a light; is not the intellect or the will, but the master of the...
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Cultivating a New South: Abbie Holmes Christensen and the Politics of Race ...

Monica Maria Tetzlaff - 2002 - 340 pages
...later. "All goes to show that the soul is not an organ but animates and exercises all the organs, ... is not the intellect or the will, but the master of the intellect and the will . . . From within or from behind a light shines through us upon all things and makes us understand...
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Authority and Reform: Religious and Educational Discourses in Nineteenth ...

Mark G. Vásquez - 2003 - 393 pages
...articulates the role of the soul in reform: "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. . . . All reform aims, in some one particular, to let the soul have its way through us; in other words,...
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Who Knows?: A Study of Religious Consciousness

Raymond M. Smullyan - 2003 - 160 pages
...the following in his essay Immortality: All goes to show 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 of the will; is the background of our being, in which they lie — an immensity not possessed and that...
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Studies in Classic American Literature, Volume 2

D. H. Lawrence - 2003 - 632 pages
...p. 372. 1 56: 1 3 Emerson . . . tiresome "superiority" of the soul. Emerson insisted that the soul 'is not the intellect or the will, but the master of the intellect and the will; is the vast background of our being, in which they lie . . .' (Essays isl and 2nd Series, P156:15 down among...
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