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" The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they, — let us hold by this. They pin me down. They look backward and not forward. But genius looks forward; the eyes of... "
Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures - Page 86
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 pages
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence, it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...; man hopes ; genius creates. Whatever talents may bo, if the man create not, the \ pure efflux of the Deity is not his; cinders and smoke there VOL i....
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence, it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution....Whatever talents may be, if the man create not, the pure efflux of the Deity is not his; cinders and smoke there VOL I. 3 1) may be, but not yet flame. There...
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Nature: Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 372 pages
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence, it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...backward and not forward. But genius looks forward ; tlie eyes of man are set in his forehead, not in his hindliead ; man hopes ; genius creates. Whatever...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 5

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence, it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...Whatever talents may be, if the "man create not, the pure efflux of the Deity is not his ; cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Critical writings

Theodore Parker - 1865
...obstructed, and as yet unborn. The soul active sees absolute truth ; and utters truth, or creates. . . The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...genius creates. Whatever talents may be, if the man creates not, the pure efflux of the Deity is not his ; — cinders and smoke there may be, but not...
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Emerson at Home and Abroad

Moncure Daniel Conway - 1882 - 383 pages
...modern precept, ' Study Nature,' become at last one maxim." He dispersed the illusions of antiquity. "Genius looks forward: the eyes of man are set in...not in his hindhead : man hopes ; genius creates." He repudiates the idea that the scholar should be a dreamer. " The scholar loses no hour which the...
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Works, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...Whatever talents may be, if the man create not, the pure efflux of the Deity is not his ; — cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative...
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NATURE, ADDRESSES, AND LECTURES

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1883
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...Whatever talents may be, if the man create not, the pure efflux of the Deity is not his ; — cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative...
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Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 372 pages
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. In its essence it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...creates. Whatever talents may be, if the man create the pure efflux of the Deity is not his ; — cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. TJiere...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...of here and there a favorite, but the sound estate of every "man. In its essence it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...are set in his forehead, • not in his hindhead: mail hopes: genius ereates. Whatever talents may be, if the man ereate not, the pure efflux of the...
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