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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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Composition and Rhetoric

Henry Wyman Holmes, Oscar Charles Gallagher - 1917 - 353 pages
...Advertising." (b) Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at a risk. It is as when a conflagration has broken out...great city, and no man knows what is safe, or where it wiB end. There is not a piece of science but its flank may be turned tomorrow; there is not any literary...
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Library Occurrent, Volume 6

1923
...let us add this remark from Emerson: "Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration...of fame, that may not be revised and condemned.'" We librarians thought of these things, and we decided that we are not like Shylock's necessary cat...
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My Little Book of Emerson: Being an Introd. to Emerson and a Breviary of His ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1924 - 141 pages
...deformed. NOMINALIST AND REALIST + .Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration...reputation, not the so-called eternal names of fame, and may not be revised and condemned. The very hopes of man, the thoughts of his heart, the religion...
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Western Journal of Education, Volume 14

1909
...By Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this 3planet. 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 Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - 1971 - 424 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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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 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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Nineteenth-Century Religious Thought in the West:

Ninian Smart, John Clayton, Patrick Sherry, Steven T. Katz - 1988 - 368 pages
...power to upheave all thy creed . . . and marshal! thce to a heaven that no epic dream has yet depicted. There is not a piece of science but its flank may...turned tomorrow; there is not any literary reputation . . . that may not be revised and condemned . . . Life is full of surprises. When Emerson is empathically...
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The Grounding of American Poetry: Charles Olson and the Emersonian Tradition

Stephen Fredman - 1993 - 170 pages
...destructive than they are preservative: 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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Pragmatism: A Contemporary Reader

Russell B. Goodman - 1995 - 317 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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Personality: The Individuation Process in Light of C.G. Jung's Typology

Carl Alfred Meier - 1995 - 189 pages
...immense and innumerable expansions.... Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet. Then all things are at risk. It is as when a conflagration...reputation, not the so-called eternal names of fame, and may not be revised and condemned. The very hopes of man, the thoughts of his heart, the religion...
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