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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: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1894 - 322 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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A Little Sister to the Wilderness

Lilian Bell - 1895 - 267 pages
...connectedly and to make him know just what she meant. He appreciated it keenly. "A great writer once said ' In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected...come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.' " Mag clasped her hands. " Oh, I know," she said, with gentle earnestness. "All the way through I felt...
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Literary Interpretations, Or, A Guide to the Teaching and Reading of ...

1896 - 204 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...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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Mind, Volume 5

1900
...that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his." But this truth that is to come will not be imparted because of physical penance, or a surfeit of material...
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Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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 works...
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In Search of a Soul: A Series of Essays in Interpretation of the Higher ...

Horatio Willis Dresser - 1899 - 273 pages
...the 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. . . . The power which resides in him is new in nature ; and none but he knows what that is which he...
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The Second Church in Boston: Commemorative Services Held on the Completion ...

Second Church (Boston, Mass.) - 1900 - 206 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...certain alienated majesty. Great works of art have for us no more affecting lesson than this. They teach us to abide by our spontaneous impression with...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 49

1900
...because there is no precedent for it." Here Emerson teaches us to use our own judgment when he says: "Great works of art have no more affecting lesson...teach us to abide by our spontaneous impression." The worker must ever adapt his work to his material, especially when that material is human. The ideals...
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The Principles of Success in Literature

George Henry Lewes - 1901 - 212 pages
...that gleam of light which flashes across hia mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...come back to us with a certain alienated majesty." It is strange that any one who has recognised the individuality of all works of lasting influence,...
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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - 1901 - 376 pages
...gleam of i", light which flashes across his mind from within more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...rejected thoughts ; they come back to us with a certain 20 alienated majesty. Great works of art have no more affecting lesson than this. They teach us to...
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