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" It is in vain that we look for genius to reiterate its miracles in the old arts ; it is its instinct to find beauty and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise... "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use, the railroad, the insurance office, the joint stock company, our law, our primary assemblies, our commerce, the galvanic battery, the electric...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart, it will raise to a divine use the railroad, the insurance-office, the jointstock company, our law, our primary assemblies, our commerce, the galvanic...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 46

1887
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart, it will raise to a divine...aspect which belongs to our great mechanical works — lo mills, railways and machinery — the effect of the mercenary impulses which these works obey...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use, the railroad, the insurance office, the joint stock company, our law, our primary assemblies, our commerce, the galvanic battery, the electric...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use, the railroad, the insurance offlce, the joint stock company, our law, our primary assemblies, our commerce. the galvanic battery,...
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The Religion of the Heart: A Manual of Faith and Duty

Leigh Hunt - 1853 - 259 pages
...holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill.—Proceeding from a religious heart, it will raise to a divine...assemblies, our commerce, the galvanic battery, the electric gas, the poison, and the chemist's retort, in which we seek now only an economical use. Is not the...
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Rudimentary Treatise on the Principles of Design in Architecture: As ...

Edward Lacy Garbett - 1867 - 247 pages
...able to find is contained in two words of a writer not remarkable for perspicuity, who speaks of " the selfish and even cruel aspect which belongs to our great mechanical works:"* (he writes in America). I cannot help suspecting that these words touch the root of the evil. Have...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use...cruel aspect which belongs to our great mechanical works—to mills, railways, and machinery — the effect of the mercenary impulses which these works...
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Rudimentary Treatise on the Principles of Design in Architecture as ...

Edward Lacy Garbett - 1876 - 247 pages
...been able to find is contained in two words of a writer not remarkable for perspicuity, who speaks of "the selfish and even cruel aspect which belongs to our great mechanical works :"* (he writes in America). I cannot help suspecting that these words touch the root of the evil. Have...
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In Memoriam. Ralph Waldo Emerson: Recollections of His Visits to England in ...

Alexander Ireland - 1882 - 120 pages
...truly religious mind will find beauty and. necessary facts, — in the shop and the mill. Proceeding from a religious heart, it will raise to a divine use the railroad, the insurance office, the telegraph, the chemist's retort, — in. .which we now seek only an economic use The end and aim of...
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