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" The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind. The laws of moral nature answer to those of matter as face to face in a glass. "The visible world and the relation of its parts, is the... "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 34
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
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Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 100 pages
...significance but what we consciously give them, when we employ them as emblems of our thoughts ? The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because...visible world and the relation of its parts, is the dial plate of the invisible." The axioms of physics translate the laws of ethics. Thus, " the whole...
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Merrimack: Or, Life at the Loom; a Tale

Day Kellogg Lee - 1854 - 368 pages
...passage again. Several admired particular sentences, while Milbank was struck with this : " The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because...whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind." I saw a world of meaning in the words, while Miss Mumby rubbed her eyes and called them downright nonsense....
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...significance but what we consciously give them, when we employ them as emblems of our thoughts ? The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because...visible world and the relation of its parts, is the dial plate of the invisible." The axioms of physics translate the laws of ethics. Thus, "the whole...
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The Rose of Sharon: A Religious Souvenir, Volume 1847

Sarah Carter Edgarton Mayo - 1847
...artist, are determined by its presence and its purity. It is to cultivated religious minds alone, that ' the laws of moral nature answer to those of matter as face to face in a glass.' The truth of this position cannot be shaken by any seeming contradiction of experience or history. Raffaelle...
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Patriotism, and Other Papers

Thomas Starr King - 1864 - 374 pages
...artist, are determined by its presence and its purity. It is to cultivated religious minds alone, that " the laws of moral nature answer to , those of matter as face to face in a glass." The truth of this position cannot be shaken by any seeming contradiction of experience or history. Eaffaelle...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Comprising His Essays ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866
...significance but what we consciously give them, when we employ them as emblems of our thoughts? The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because...visible world and the relation of its parts, is the dial plate of the invisible." The axioms of physics translate the laws of ethics. Thus, " the whole...
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Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 pages
...we consciously give them, when we employ them as emblems of our thoughts ? The world is emblejnatic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is a meta plior of the human mind. The laws of moral nature answer to those of matter as face to face in...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870 - 590 pages
...no significance but what we consciously give them, when we employ them as emblems of our thoughts 1 The word is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is LANGUAGE. Ia metaphor of the human mind. The laws of moral nature answer to those of matter as face...
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Methodist Review, Volume 56

1874
...natures of justice, truth, love, freedom arise and shine. This universal soul he calls Reason. . . . The visible world and the relation of its parts is the dial-plate of the invisible. Idealism sees the world in God. It beholds the whole circle of persons and things, of actions and events,...
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The Christian Ambassador, Volume 13

1875
...natures of justice, truth, love, freedom arise and shine. This universal soul he calls Reason. . . . The visible world and the relation of its parts is the dial-plate of the invisible. Idealism sees the world in God. It beholds the whole circle of persons and things, of actions, and...
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