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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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Essays, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888
...flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Xe* he dismisses without notice his thought, because it...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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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
...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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Elements of Composition and Rhetoric

Virginia Waddy - 1889 - 408 pages
...man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude"; "In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected...they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty "; "These little words are called particles merely in reference to the diminutive space they occupy...
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Elements of Compositon and Rhetoric: With Copious Exercises in Both ...

Virginia Waddy - 1889 - 416 pages
...man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude "; "In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected...they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty "; "These little words are called particles merely in reference to the diminutive space they occupy;...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1891 - 396 pages
...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...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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The Principles of Success in Literature

George Henry Lewes - 1891 - 163 pages
...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." It is...
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The Principles of Success in Literature

George Henry Lewes - 1891 - 163 pages
...Emerson says in continuation, " Great works of art have no more affecting 1 Essay on ' Self-Reliance.' lesson for us than this. They teach us to abide by our spontaneous impressions with good-humoured inflexibility, then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other...
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With Friend and Book: In the Study and the Fields

John Rogers Rees - 1892 - 84 pages
...their own minds, they had hesitated to seize and call their own. In every work of genius we recognise our own rejected thoughts ; they come back to us with...majesty. Great works of art have no more affecting lesson than this : they teach us to abide by our spontaneous impression with good-humoured inflexibility,...
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How to Write a Good Play

Frank Archer - 1892 - 224 pages
...illusiveness. " In. every work of genius," to quote once more the author of " Society and Solitude," " we recognize our own rejected thoughts ; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty." The simplicity of a theme often gives it the appearance of being easy in execution. But the simplicity...
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The New Practical Shorthand Manual: A Complete and Comprehensive Exposition ...

Benn Pitman - 1892 - 170 pages
...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. Inevery work of genius we recognize our-own rejected thoughts; they come back' to-us with-a...
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