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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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Annual Report of the Board of Education

1907
...raise to divine use, the railroad, the insurance office, our law, our commerce, the galvanic hattery, the electric jar, the prism, and the chemist's retort, in which we seek now only an economical use." To CM Bardu-ell, Superintendent: Believing that the success of my work in Aurora depended very greatly...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...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,...prism, and the chemist's retort, in which we seek now jnly an economical use. Is upt the selfish and even cruel aspect which belongs to our great mechanical...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 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...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, His Life, Genius, and Writings: A Biographical Sketch ...

Alexander Ireland - 1882 - 338 pages
...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 Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - 1971 - 424 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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R.W. Emersons Naturauffassung und ihre philosophischen Ursprünge: eine ...

Thomas Krusche - 1987 - 380 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...
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Doctrine and Experience: Essays in American Philosophy

Vincent G. Potter - 1988 - 273 pages
...character, that is, as a manifestation of the divine. Emerson actually pictured the time when mankind will raise to a divine use, the railroad, the insurance...retort, in which we seek now only an economical use. . . . When science is learned in love, and its powers are wielded by love, they will appear the supplements...
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The Aims of Representation: Subject, Text, History

Murray Krieger - 1993 - 280 pages
...unexpected ending, the material modes of appropriation have priority over poetry as it was summoned "to raise to a divine use the railroad, the insurance office, the joint-stock company." But if, again, the performative of transcendentalism founders, the reason is not wholly one of ideology,...
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Contingency Blues: The Search For Foundations In American Criticism

Paul Jay - 1997 - 234 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...retort, in which we seek now only an economical use. (440) All these manifestations of material, local culture have a use for Emerson beyond the sheerly...
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Early Urban Planning, Volume 2

Ebenezer Howard - 2004 - 200 pages
...find beauty and holiness in new and necessary facts, in the field and roadside, in the shop and mill. "Is not the selfish and even cruel aspect which belongs to our great mechanical works—to mills, railways cind machinery—tho effect of the mercenary impulses which these works...
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