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" As a plant upon the earth, so a man rests upon the bosom of God; he is nourished by unfailing fountains, and draws at his need inexhaustible power. Who can set bounds to the possibilities of man? Once inhale the upper air, being admitted to behold the... "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 58
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
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Early Essays and Lectures

Patrick Augustine Sheehan - 1906 - 354 pages
...Spirit does not act upon us from without, that is, in Space and Time, but spiritually through ourselves. Man has access to the entire mind of the Creator — is himself the Creator and the Finite. I am part or particle of God." This, of course, is the purest pantheism, and thus what...
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The Message of New Thought

Abel Leighton Allen - 1914 - 269 pages
...this, that there is a universal mind, common to all men, and every man is an inlet to the same and that "man has access to the entire mind of the Creator, is himself a creator in the finite"? In these brief statements, we find the fundamental principles and basic ideas...
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Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Volume 37

Modern Language Association of America - 1922
...emancipate itself in ecstatic union with universal spirit. Let him remember, likewise, that the mystic way "points to virtue as to The golden key Which opes the palace of eternity." If the author of "Comus" never wavered, as Emerson did, in his attitude toward the natural universe;...
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Nature in American Literature: Studies in the Modern View of Nature

Norman Foerster - 1923 - 324 pages
...emancipate itself in ecstatic union with universal spirit. Let him remember, likewise, that the mystic way "points to virtue as to The golden key Which opes the palace of eternity. ' " If the author of "Comus" never wavered, as Emerson did, in his attitude toward the natural universe;...
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Education, Volume 45

1925
...challenges to man's proper conception of himself and God. "Who can set bounds to the possibilities of man? We learn that man has access to the entire mind of the Creator, is himself the creator, the creator in the infinite. This view admonishes me where the sources of wisdom and power lie."7 "Man...
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American Literature, Volume 1

Robert Shafer - 1926 - 758 pages
...possibilities of man? Once inhale the upper air, being admitted to behold the absolute natures of justice and alphabet. I have always been regretting that I was...do not wish to be any more busy with my hands than mv soul. The world proceeds from the same spirit as the body of man. It is a remoter and inferior incarnation...
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Emerson's Essays and Poems: Selected and Edited with an Introd

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1926 - 376 pages
...possibilities of man? Once inhale the upper air, being admitted to behold the absolute natures of justice and truth, and we learn that man has access to the entire...its face the highest certificate of truth, because I it animates me to create my own world through the purification of my soul. The world proceeds from...
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New World Metaphysics: Readings on the Religious Meaning of the American ...

Giles Gunn - 1981 - 482 pages
...possibilities of man? Once inhale the upper air, being admitted to behold the absolute natures of justice and truth, and we learn that man has access to the entire...mind of the Creator, is himself the creator in the f1nite. This view, which admonishes me where the sources of wisdom and power lie, and points to virtue...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 pages
...possibilities of man? Once inhale the upper air, being admitted to behold the absolute natures of justice and truth, and we learn that man has access to the entire...mind of the Creator, is himself the creator in the f1nite. This view, which admonishes me where the sources of wisdom and power lie, and points to virtue...
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Emerson's Pragmatic Vision: The Dance of the Eye

David Jacobson - 2010
...entirely, is that for which all things exist, and that by which they are; that spirit creates; . . . and we learn that man has access to the entire mind...the Creator, is himself the creator in the finite" (CW 1:38). It is worthwhile noting the similarity of Hegel's statement explaining the transition from...
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