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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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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...exist 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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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...exist 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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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...exist 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 Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...exist 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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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...exist 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 SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...hence, the exact location of a star so far • distant as to have no parallax cannot be calculated. which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism....in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth and organs of its activity. When we discern justice, when we discern truth,...
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The Message of New Thought

Abel Leighton Allen - 1914 - 269 pages
...only and sovereign agent." Again we read in his studies of nature: "We lie in the lap of universal intelligence, which makes us organs of its activity and receivers of its truth. Who can set bounds to the possibilities of man? Once inhale the upper air, being admitted to behold...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - 1915 - 635 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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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - 1921 - 373 pages
...exist, and afterward 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....impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense inteffigence, which makes us organs of its activity and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice,...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 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....without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of imjapnseintelligence, which makes us organs nf its "and receiversTjf~lTs t ruthJ When we discern justice,...
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