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" is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, of that inspiration of man which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes... "
The Essay on Self-reliance - Page 31
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1908 - 59 pages
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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought....and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - 1903 - 415 pages
...appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and of thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence,...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...appearances in nature and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and of thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence,...
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Centenary Edition [of the Writings of Theodore Parker], Volume 8

Theodore Parker - 1907
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought...and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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The American Scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907 - 534 pages
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought...and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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The American Scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907 - 534 pages
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought....and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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The Works of Theodore Parker: The American scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907
...and afterwards see them as appearances in nature, and forget that we have shared their cause. Here is the fountain of action and the fountain of thought...and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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The Metaphysical Magazine, Volume 21

1907
...events are only the outer expression; he shares the divine life, and therefore shares the Divine power. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes...and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence...
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Will the Home Survive?: A Study of Tendencies in Modern Literature

Chauncey Jeddie Hawkins - 1907 - 249 pages
...one has said that all his teaching might be summarized in Emerson's words: " We live in the lap of an immense intelligence, which makes us organs of its activity and receivers of its truth." But here is just where Maeterlinck differs from Emerson. To the Belgian, we rest in the lap of an immense...
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Will the Home Survive?: A Study of Tendencies in Modern Literature

Chauncey Jeddie Hawkins - 1907 - 249 pages
...one has said that all his teaching might be summarized in Emerson's words: " We live in the lap of an immense intelligence, which makes us organs of its activity and receivers of its truth." But here is just where Maeterlinck differs from Emerson. To the Belgian, we rest in the lap of an immense...
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