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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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R.W. Emersons Naturauffassung und ihre philosophischen Urspr√ľnge: 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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Literary Theory Today

Peter Collier, Helga Geyer-Ryan - 1990 - 249 pages
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Walt Whitman and the Visual Arts

David S. Reynolds - 1992 - 199 pages
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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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Angela the Upside-down Girl and Other Domestic Travels

Emily Hiestand - 1998 - 230 pages
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Emerson's Achievement in the Essays of 1841

Kenneth Walter Cameron - 1998 - 260 pages
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The Poetics of Transition: Emerson, Pragmatism, & American Literary Modernism

Jonathan Levin - 1999 - 222 pages
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