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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... "
Complete Works - Page 343
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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Alph Waldo Emerson

Alexander Ireland - 1882
...The 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 life...
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The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and road-side, 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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The national encyclopædia. Libr. ed, Volume 5

National cyclopaedia - 1884
...True genius will find beauty and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use the railroad, the insurance office, our law, our commerce, the galvanic battery, the electric jar, the prism, and the chemist's retort,...
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The Library Magazine, Volume 3

1887
...road side, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from n religious heart, it will raise to a divine use I he railroad, the insurance office, the joint-stock company,...which we seek now only an economical use. Is not the seltish and even cruel aspect which belong to our great mechanical works — to mills, railways and...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 74

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1923
...people. Fifty years or more ago Emerson wrote that, "proceeding from a religious (spiritual) heart, art will raise to a divine use the railroad, the insurance office, the joint-stock company." If we have been holding the dark mirror up to life, then let us turn for a glance into Ruskin's chapter...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 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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Lippincott's Monthly Magazine: A Popular Journal of General ..., Volume 41

1888
...new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding from a religions 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: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1894 - 322 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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Rights and Riches

Charles Orville McCasland - 1908 - 350 pages
...holiness in new and necessary facts in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. Proceeding {torn 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." But Art, starting from such sublime...
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The Chautauquan, Volume 36

Theodore L. Flood, Frank Chapin Bray - 1903
...beaiity and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. ... It will raise to a divine use the railroad, the insurance office, the joint-stock company." In his triumphant optimism he even includes "law, primary assemblies, and commerce" among the activities...
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