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" A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. "
The New Practical Shorthand Manual: A Complete and Comprehensive Exposition ... - Page 146
by Benn Pitman - 1892 - 170 pages
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
...is, that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought,...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 pages
...that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they, thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind a * from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without...
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The Principles of Success in Literature

George Henry Lewes - 1891 - 163 pages
...they set at nought books and traditions, and spoke not what men thought, but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within ; more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought...
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Emerson Year Book: Selections for Every Day in the Year from the Essays of ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 155 pages
...Egypt, Greece, Rome, Gaul, Britain, America, lie folded already in the first man. January Fifth. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. January Sixth. January Seventh. Every decent...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
...that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament4 of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought,...
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Literary Interpretations, Or, A Guide to the Teaching and Reading of ...

1896 - 204 pages
...that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought,...
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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament4 of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought,...
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Constructive Rhetoric

Edward Everett Hale (Jr.) - 1896 - 352 pages
...any such question as this to run through some one thing and note whatever is to the point. 1. "A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages." 2. " What pretty oracles nature yields us...
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Mind, Volume 5

1900
...dismissed as fanciful. How many times we may have entertained an angel unawares! Says Emerson : "A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought,...
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The Victory of the Will

Victor Charbonnel - 1899 - 331 pages
...ourselves with this vain optimism. Let us give up pure contemplation, and act ! " A man," says Emerson, " should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages." But, so soon as this gleam of light is detected...
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