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" What we commonly call man, the eating, drinking, planting, counting man, does not, as we know him, represent himself, but misrepresents himself. Him we do not respect, but the soul, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through his action, would make... "
Complete Works - Page 254
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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The Six Steps in Mental Mastery

Henry H. Brown - 1996 - 105 pages
.... . The soul whose organ he is, would he let it appear through his actions, would make our knees to bend. When it breathes through his intellect it is...through his will it is virtue; when it flows through his affections it is love." (Oversoul.) "We lie in the lap of an immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...
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Education and the Soul: Toward a Spiritual Curriculum

John P. Miller - 2000 - 168 pages
...calls "wise silence" (p. 59). Emerson (1990) states: When the Universal Soul breathes through a man's intellect, it is genius; when it breathes through...virtue; when it flows through his affection, it is love. (p. 60) How important the soul was to Emerson can be seen in his words that the solution to our difficulties...
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The Poetics of Transition: Emerson, Pragmatism, & American Literary Modernism

Jonathan Levin - 1999 - 222 pages
...searching verbal maneuvering. The "blindness of the intellect begins," Emerson comments in "The OverSoul," "when it would be something of itself. The weakness...when the individual would be something of himself" (EL 387). Emerson rejects a conception of the self as isolated from its world. The strength of the...
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The Orchestration of the Arts — A Creative Symbiosis of Existential Powers ...

World Institute for Advanced Phenomenological Research and Learning - 2000 - 475 pages
...organs, functions, and faculties] lie. an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed. ... When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius;...virtue; when it flows through his affection, it is love.5 Similarly, Sullivan would write, "every function is neither more nor less than a subdivision...
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The Blessings Already Are

John Morton - 2000 - 193 pages
...oou/, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through his actions, would make our knees bend. yy hen it breathes through his intellect, it is genius; when...it breathes through his will it is virtue; when it ploughs through his affection, . . 1 " it is love. RALPH WALDO EMERSON ( (Chapter /Seven THE BLESSING...
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Being Consciousness Bliss: A Seeker's Guide

Astrid Fitzgerald - 2002 - 383 pages
...as we know him, represent himself, but misrepresents himself. Him do we not respect, but the soul, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through...genius; when it breathes through his will, it is virtue; and when it flows through his affection, it is love. And the blindness of the intellect begins when...
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The Soul's Economy: Market Society and Selfhood in American Thought, 1820-1920

Jeffrey P. Sklansky - 2002 - 313 pages
...The sovereign of political economy was a traitor and a fraud. "Him we do not respect, but the soul, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through his action, would make our knees bend." The inner self was the rightful king. The very thoughts and actions that constituted self-interest...
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Emerson As Spiritual Guide: A Companion to Emerson's Essays for Personal ...

...a light shines through us upon things, and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all When it breathes through his intellect, it is genius;...virtue; when it flows through his affection, it is love. ... All reform aims, in some one particular, to let the soul have its way through us; in other words,...
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Scripture as the Soul of Theology

Edward J. Mahoney, Wilfrid J. Harrington - 2005 - 96 pages
...through intellect, it is genius; when it breathes through will, it is virtue; when it flows through affection, it is love. And the blindness of the intellect...when the individual would be something of himself (herself). All reform aims in some one particular way to let the soul have its ways through us." What...
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Impersonality: Seven Essays

Sharon Cameron - 2009 - 272 pages
...as we know him, represent himself, but misrepresents himself. Him we do not respect, but the soul, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through...intellect begins, when it would be something of itself. (O 386—87) The passage is precise in its analysis of how this power (not an organ, like Descartes's...
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