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" What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions, if I live wholly from within?" my friend suggested, — "But these impulses may be from below, not from above." I replied, "They do not seem to me to be such; but if I am the Devil's child. I will live... "
Twelve Essays - Page 42
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
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American Ethics: A Source Book from Edwards to Dewey

Guy W. Stroh, Howard G. Callaway - 2000 - 501 pages
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The Concord Saunterer, Volumes 8-10

2000
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American Alchemy: The California Gold Rush and Middle-class Culture

Brian Roberts - 2000 - 328 pages
..."Self Reliance," declaring that he preferred to live "from within," by impulse, even base impulse: "if I am the devil's child, I will live then from the devil."*1 Other writers took readers across urban borders, plumbing the depths of urban demimondes...
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Restless Nation: Starting Over in America

James M. Jasper - 2000 - 295 pages
...of the Last Judgment." Then, "Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string." And later: "No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature." Inner human nature, lodged in the individual, has even displaced religion. The first romantic trait...
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John Dewey's Liberalism: Individual, Community, and Self-development

Daniel Savage, Daniel M. Savage - 2002 - 219 pages
...creative."53 When warned of this danger by a friend, Emerson claims to have replied, "'They [his intuitions] do not seem to me to be such; but if I am the Devil's...are but names very readily transferable to that or this."54 In a certain sense, my discussion of dualist and organic theories has come full circle because...
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Wittgenstein in America

Colloque Wittgenstein in America, Conference Wittgenstein in America - 2001 - 280 pages
...On my saying, "What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions, if I live wholly from within?" my friend suggested, — "But these impulses may be...the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil." VIII. (a) My account will be hard to follow: because it says something new but still has egg-shells...
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Philosophy, Revision, Critique: Rereading Practices in Heidegger, Nietzsche ...

David Wittenberg - 2002 - 288 pages
...this essay: "What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions, if I live wholly from within"; "... if I am the devil's child, I will live then from the..."No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature"; "... the only right is what is after my constitution, the only wrong what is against it"; "I shun father...
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Microsoft Office XP Inside Out

Michael Halvorson, Michael J. Young - 2001 - 1582 pages
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美国重要历史文献导读: 从殖民地时期到19世纪

2002 - 308 pages
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