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" Standing on the bare ground, — my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, — all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball ; I am nothing ; I see all ; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ;... "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 17
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
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A Treatise on Theism, and on the Modern Skeptical Theories

Francis Wharton - 1859 - 395 pages
...the surge no more. Nor can ideal pantheism hold a higher hope. Already its disciples declare : — " The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me. I am part or particle of God."* There is nothing for him to rise to, for he holds to no personal God to whom he may hereafter mount....
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 52

1861
...change and pass." So, speaking of the contemplation of nature : " I become a transparent eye ball. I am nothing. I see all the currents of the universal...circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God." Angelus, too, says, in virtue of his ideal sonship : " I am as grcat as God, and he as small as I ;...
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A Critical History of Free Thought in Reference to the Christian Religion ...

Adam Storey Farrar - 1862 - 684 pages
...criticism, similar to that cited in reference to Carlyle, in the Westminster Review, March 1840. x " I am nothing — I see all — the currents of the universal...circulate through me — I am part or particle of God." — Nature, p. 13. Christianity appears to be resolved into natural rel: gion ; and the historic view...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1862
...Emerson, " my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism vanishes. The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God." Disregarding Cousin, who will not admit a Hindoo among the philosophers, our author discusses the Pantheism...
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A Critical History of Free Thought in Reference to the Christian Religion ...

Adam Storey Farrar - 1863 - 487 pages
...criticism, similar to that cited in reference to Carlyle, in the Westminster Review, March 1840. 11 I am nothing — I see all — the currents of the universal...circulate through me — I am part or particle of God." — Nature, p. IS. These were the words which this author formerly used. The same tendency can probably...
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Infidelity: Its Aspects, Causes, and Agencies ... With a Preface-essay by ...

Thomas Pearson - 1863 - 328 pages
...my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism vanishes. — The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me. I am part or particle of God." Prayer, in perfect consistency with these notions, is shut out. " It is God in us which checks the...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Comprising His Essays ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866
...and uplifted into infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball ; I am nothing ; I see all ; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am parb or parcel of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental : to be "brothers,...
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The path on earth to the gate of heaven, essays

Frederick Arnold - 1866
...writes, " my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism vanishes. The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God." Let, too, the noble and unhappy English poet, whose own inmost soul seems nevertheless to have shrunk...
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Life: A Book for a Quiet Hour ...

Cunningham Geikie - 1868 - 264 pages
...regarded by the wise, as not differing from, but as the same as themselves." Emerson puts it, — " I am nothing, I see all ; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me : I am part and parcel of God." Hegel's formula is — "Being and Thought are the same;" and thus God is a process...
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The student's handbook of Christian theology

Benjamin Field - 1870 - 311 pages
...ground, my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism vanishes. The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me. I am part or particle of God." Religion is not a thing that comes to man from without; but "the beginning, middle, and end of religion...
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