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" All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs; is not a function, like the power of memory, of calculation, of comparison, but uses these as hands and feet; is not a faculty, but a light; is not the intellect... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 272
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
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Unity, Volume 18

1903
...that the Soul in man is not an organ, but it animates and exercises all organs; is not a function, but uses these as hands and feet; is not a faculty...but a light; is not the intellect or the will, but is the master of the intellect and the will; is the background of our Being in which they lie — an...
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The Six Steps in Mental Mastery

Henry H. Brown - 1996 - 105 pages
...man is not an organ, but animates all the orjans. ... It is not the intellect or the will, but the 4; master of the intellect and the will ; is the background of our being in which these lie — an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed. From within or from behind,...
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Education and the Soul: Toward a Spiritual Curriculum

John P. Miller - 2000 - 168 pages
...but animating energy or process. Consider Emerson's (1990) definition: All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises...is not a faculty, but a light; is not the intellect and the will, but the master of the intellect and the will; is the background of our being, in which...
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A Historical Guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson

Carolina Distinguished Professor of American Literature Joel Myerson - 2000 - 322 pages
...source of energy, an enabling power, of which each individual is a particular manifestation. "The soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises...will; is the background of our being, in which they lie,—an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed" (CV^ 2:161). Rather than possession...
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Love is a Sweet Chain: Desire, Autonomy, and Friendship in Liberal Political ...

James R. Martel, Professor James Martel - 2001 - 272 pages
...an otgan, but animates and exetcises all the otgans; is not a function, like the powet of memoty. . .but uses these as hands and feet; is not a faculty but a light; is not the intellect ot the will, but the mastet of the intellect and the will; — is the vast backgtound of out being,...
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Being Consciousness Bliss: A Seeker's Guide

Astrid Fitzgerald - 2002 - 383 pages
...Reason; with the lowest, she declines towards Sensation. — Proclus All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ but animates and exercises...memory, of calculation, of comparison, but uses these as hand and feet; is not a faculty, but a light; is not the intellect or the will, but the master of the...
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The Soul's Economy: Market Society and Selfhood in American Thought, 1820-1920

Jeffrey P. Sklansky - 2002 - 313 pages
...man is, as it were, clapped into jail by his consciousness," Emerson wrote.46 The soul, he explained, "is not the intellect or the will, but the master...is the background of our being, in which they lie." To be true to one's self meant to strip away what Emerson called "the façade" of everyday existence,...
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Cultivating a New South: Abbie Holmes Christensen and the Politics of Race ...

Monica Maria Tetzlaff - 2002 - 340 pages
...outside the New Testament," quoting it to her son Arthur years later. "All goes to show that the soul is not an organ but animates and exercises all the organs, ... is not the intellect or the will, but the master of the intellect and the will . . . From within or from behind...
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Who Knows?: A Study of Religious Consciousness

Raymond M. Smullyan - 2003 - 160 pages
...the soul itself, Emerson says the following in his essay Immortality: All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises...is not a faculty, but a light; is not the intellect of the will; is the background of our being, in which they lie — an immensity not possessed and that...
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Studies in Classic American Literature, Volume 2

D. H. Lawrence - 2003 - 632 pages
...p. 372. 1 56: 1 3 Emerson . . . tiresome "superiority" of the soul. Emerson insisted that the soul 'is not the intellect or the will, but the master of the intellect and the will; is the vast background of our being, in which they lie . . .' (Essays isl and 2nd Series, P156:15 down among...
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