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" A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we... "
Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ... - Page 49
1896
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
...from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without noiice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genius...spontaneous impression with good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly...
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...for the Kanaka in his canoe, for the fisherman, the stevedore, the porter? lustre of the firmament He will then see prayer in all action. The prayer...heard throughout nature though for cheap ends. Caratac Broader and deeper we must write our i more affecting lesson for us than this. annals, — from an...
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The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognise our own rejected thoughts : they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. Great...
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Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
...that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...spontaneous impression with good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly...
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Elements of English Composition: A Preparation for Rhetoric

Lucy A. Chittenden - 1884 - 174 pages
...Bolts and bars are not the best of our institutions; nor is shrewdness in trade a mark of wisdom. 2. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty. Rule 23.— The clauses of a compound sentence, if they contain commas within...
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The Elements of English Composition: A Preparation for Rhetoric

Lucy A. Chittenden - 1884 - 174 pages
...Bolts and bars are not the best of our institutions; nor is shrewdness in trade a mark of wisdom. 2. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with d sort of alienated majesty. -—, ^ Rule 23.—The clauses of a compound sentence, if they contain...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 259

1885
...that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...thought because it is his. In every work of genius we recognise our own rejected thoughts ; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty." And this...
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Elements of English Composition: A Preparation for Rhetoric

Lucy A. Chittenden - 1886 - 174 pages
...Bolts and bars are not the best of our institutions; nor is shrewdness in trade a mark of wisdom. 2. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us ivith a sort of alienated majesty. Rule 23. — The clauses of a compound sentence, if they contain...
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Elements of English Composition: A Preparation for Rhetoric

Lucy A. Chittenden - 1884 - 174 pages
...Bolts and bars are not the best of our institutions; nor is shrewdness in trade a mark of wisdom. 2. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty. Rule 23.—The clauses of a compound sentence, if they contain commas within...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 pages
...gleam of light which flashes across his mind a * from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...teach us to abide by our spontaneous impression with good humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. // Else, to-morrow...
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