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" Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration has broken out in a great city, and no man knows what is safe, or where it will end. There is not a piece of science but its flank... "
Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 90
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...as to preclude a still higher vision. Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration has broken out in a great city, aand no man knows what is safe, or where it will end. There is not a piece of science, but its flank...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...as to preclude a stiD higher vision. Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration...and condemned. The very hopes of man, the thoughts of his heart, the religion of nations, the manners and morals of mankind, are all at the mercy of a...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...as to preclude a still higher vision. Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration...and condemned. The very hopes of man, the thoughts of his heart, the religion of nations, the manners and morals of mankind, are all at the mercy of a...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...vision. Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker jmjKIs^lanl>t7 TfieTTarthings a? e "aTri'skrTf is as" when a conflagration has broken out in a great...reputation, not the so-called eternal names of fame, diat may not be revised and condemned. The very hopes of man, the thoughts of his heart, the religion...
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Home, the School and the Church: Or, The Presbyterian Education ..., Volume 7

1857
..."Beware," says one,* "when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. There is not a piece of science but its flank may...and condemned. The very hopes of man, the thoughts of his heart, the religion of nations, the manners and morals of mankind, are all at the mercy of a...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 14

1865
...lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration breaks out in a great city, and no man knows what is safe, or where it will end." Count Kumford was the father of the new philosophy. He demonstrated that the current explanations of...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...as to preclude a still higher vision. Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration...to-morrow ; there is not any literary reputation, uot the so-called eternal names of fame, that may not be revised and condemned. The very hopes of man,...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...as to preclude a still higher vision. Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration...and condemned. The very hopes of man, the thoughts of his heart, the religion of nations, the manners and morals of mankind, are all at the mercy of a...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...as to preclude a still higher vision. Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration...and condemned. The very hopes of man, the thoughts of his heart, the religion of nations, the manners and morals of mankind, are all at the mercy of a...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...to preclude a still higher vision.1 Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration...and condemned. The very hopes of man, the thoughts of his heart, the religion of nations, the manners and morals of mankind are all at the mercy of a...
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