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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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Shattered Hope: The Guatemalan Revolution and the United States, 1944-1954

Piero Gleijeses - 1991 - 430 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...the Creator, is himself the creator in the finite." . . . Arbenz smiled and gave me permission to leave.21 Pellecer was an unusual cadet, highly intelligent,...
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Divergent Paths: How Culture and Institutions Have Shaped North American Growth

Marc Egnal - 1996 - 320 pages
...published in 1837. "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...the Creator, is himself the creator in the finite." 22 Unlike Channing, who kept Christ and the Bible at the center of his beliefs, Emerson drew his philosophy...
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Human Life and the Natural World: Readings in the History of Western Philosophy

Owen Goldin, Patricia Kilroe - 1997 - 268 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...virtue as to "The golden key Which opes the palace of eternity,"1 carries upon its face the highest certificate of truth, because it animates me to create...
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Humor and Revelation in American Literature: The Puritan Connection

Pascal Covici - 1997 - 226 pages
...present expositor of the divine mind. (50) And just before this, Emerson has had the audacity to claim "that man has access to the entire mind of the Creator, . . ."Is Marshall Nathan alive and well and living in Concord? Or Josiah Holland? But before wondering again...
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A Dream Too Wild: Emerson Meditations for Every Day of the Year

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 392 pages
...possibility 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...the Creator, is himself the creator in the finite. —NATURE Does your experience of nature invigorate you and make you feel powerful? Does it make you...
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Aging Is a Choice

Gary Patrick - 2004 - 120 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...the Creator, is himself the creator in the finite. - Ralph Waldo Emerson Stress has Aging Acceleration Consequences Stress — if left unchecked over...
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The Ground of Our Beseeching: Metaphor and the Poetics of Meditation

Peter Sharpe - 2004 - 391 pages
...divining MacCullough when he asked in Nature, ". . . who can set bounds to the possibilities of man? . . . man has access to the entire mind of the Creator, is himself the creator in the finite."78 This represents the fusion of horizons of the MacCullough with the "major man." Though the...
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Purifying puritanism - Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Nature"

Christian Schäfer - 2007 - 40 pages
...basis for Emerson's optimism towards life. Man takes part in the divine process of creation because "he has access to the entire mind of the Creator, is himself the creator in the finite" (38). This is a decisive extension of the Puritan position that draws a clear line between God and...
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