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" Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely... "
Denver Medical Times: Utah Medical Journal. Nevada Medicine - Page 158
1894
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Discourses in America

Matthew Arnold - 1896 - 207 pages
...connexion of events. Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age ; betraying their perception that the Eternal...all their being. And we are now men, and must accept |l in the highest spirit the same transcendent destiny ; and not pinched in a corner, not cowards fleeing...
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Literary Interpretations, Or, A Guide to the Teaching and Reading of ...

1896 - 204 pages
...childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating...highest mind the same transcendent destiny ; and not minors and invalids in a protected corner, not cowards fleeing before a revolution, but guides, redeemers,...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1897 - 348 pages
...connexion of 30 events. Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age ; betraying their perception that the Eternal...And we are now men, and must accept in the highest spirit the same tran5 scendent destiny ; and not pinched in a corner, not cowards fleeing before a...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 13

Charles Dudley Warner - 1897
...childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating...highest mind the same transcendent destiny; and not minors and invalids in a protected corner, not cowards fleeing before a revolution, but guides, redeemers,...
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Essay on Burns

[Thomas] Carlyle - 1897
...has found for you. Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age ; betraying their perception that the Eternal...through their hands, predominating in all their being.' These were the voices of which Arnold speaks in his essay on Emerson. He says : ' Forty years ago,...
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Essays on Burns

Thomas Carlyle - 1897 - 139 pages
...has found for you. Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age ; betraying their perception that the Eternal...through their hands, predominating in all their being.' These were the voices of which Arnold speaks in his essay on Emerson. He says : ' Forty years ago,...
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Lessons in Grammar for Schools and Teachers' Institutes

James N. Patrick - 1898 - 226 pages
...childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating...highest mind the same transcendent destiny ; and not minors and invalids in a protected corner, not cowards fleeing before a revolution, but guides, redeemers,...
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Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating...highest mind the same transcendent destiny; and not minors and invalids in a protected corner, not cowards fleeing before a revolution, but guides, redeemers...
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The Old South Leaflets

Edwin Doak Mead - 1899
...Providence assigned them. Sir, the words are yours which I quote. You have told your people that they are now men, and must accept, in the highest mind, the same destiny, — that they are not minors and invalids in a protected corner, but guides, redeemers, and...
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The Second Church in Boston: Commemorative Services Held on the Completion ...

Second Church (Boston, Mass.) - 1900 - 206 pages
...connection of events. Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the Eternal...And we are now men, and must accept in the highest spirit the same transcendent destiny. Surely, these are words of inspiration, a strain of the grandest...
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