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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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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 315 pages
...we consciously give them, when we employ them as emblems of our thoughts? The word is emblematic.1 Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of...is the dial-plate of the invisible." The axioms of physies translate the laws of ethies. Thus, " the whole is greater than its part " ; " reaction is...
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Scientific transcendentalism, by D.M.

D. M - 1880 - 113 pages
...Satirist, it were a dead thing, which some upholsterer had put together ! " — Carlyle, On Heroes. " Parts of Speech are metaphors, because the whole of...face to face in a glass. ' The visible world and the relations of its parts, is the dial-plate of the invisible.' The axioms of physics translate the laws...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: His Life, Writings, and Philosophy

George Willis Cooke - 1881 - 390 pages
...and mind, he says, is not a fancied one, but stands in the will of God ; 3 so that " the laws of .the moral nature answer to those of matter as face to face in a glass." 4 ." Intellect and morals appear only the material forces on a higher plane. The laws of material nature...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...each other, and are only the inward and outward conditions of one and the same being.' The laws of the moral nature answer to those of matter as face to face in a glass. So intimate is this relation, so identical, that man can know the external by solf-revclation. ' Man...
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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 648 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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NATURE, ADDRESSES, AND LECTURES

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1883
...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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Works, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...we consciously give them when wo employ them as emblems of our thoughts ? The world is emblempatie. Parts of speech are metaphors, because the . whole...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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Works, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...we consciously give them when we employ them as emblems of our thoughts ? The world is emblempatic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because the . whole...The visible world and the relation of its parts, is tho dial plate of the , invisible." Tho axioms of physics translate the \ laws of ethics. Thus, " the...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...emblems of our thoughts ? The world is cmblcm-• /^atic. Parts of spcech are metaphors, beeause the I whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind. The...visible world and the relation of its parts, is the dial plate of the invisible." The axioms of physies translate the j laws of ethios. Thus, " the whole...
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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
...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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