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" Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. "
The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America - Page 151
by Fredrika Bremer - 1858
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 pages
...befriends; no invention, no hope. Trust thyself ; every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all...
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Die Akademie: eine Sammlung von Aufsätzen aus dem Arbeitskreis der ...

Rolf Hoffmann - 1924
...rückt das Alles zurecht. »Trust thyself : every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all...
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R.W. Emersons Naturauffassung und ihre philosophischen Ursprünge: eine ...

Thomas Krusche - 1987 - 380 pages
...115: "Not unto us give glory, but unto thy name." Cf. "Self-Reliance", CW II, p. 28: "Accept the place the divine Providence has found for you; the society of your contemporaries, the connexion of events. Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius...
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Light From Many Lamps

Lillian Watson - 1988 - 352 pages
...until he has tried. . . . Trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...connection of events. Great men have always done so. ... My life is for itself and not for a spectacle. I much prefer that it should be of a lower strain,...
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Whitman's Drama of Consensus

Kerry C. Larson - 1988 - 269 pages
...manifests itself to the Emersonian reader most authentically when it is betrayed. "Great men have always confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all...
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The Political Writings

John Dewey - 1993 - 248 pages
...is everywhere in conspiracy against its members" also said, and in the same essay, "accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...of your contemporaries, the connection of events." Now, when events are taken in disconnection and considered apart from the interactions due to the selecting...
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The Concept of Faith: A Philosophical Investigation

William Lad Sessions, Mark S. McLeod - 1994 - 298 pages
...lacking; but what then might stand IO2. "Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. . . . Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, beConfidence Model [ 97 in its place? Initially, one might think to distinguish two nonconfident conditions:...
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Cohesion and Dissent in America

Carol Colatrella, Joseph Alkana - 1994 - 252 pages
...Emerson's self-reliance is a mode of self-trust that calls upon the individual to "accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...of your contemporaries, the connection of events." Where Nietzsche speaks in the far-future tense, addressing unknown, future friends, rare free spirits...
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God in the Stadium: Sports and Religion in America

Robert J. Higgs
...summarizes the position: "Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all...
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The Six Steps in Mental Mastery

Henry H. Brown - 1996 - 105 pages
...the blocks with which we build, says the poet again. We cannot choose the material. Accept the place the Divine Providence has found for you. The society of your contemporaries and the connection of events, says Emerson in that, to me, epochal paragraph. I pass it on to you....
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