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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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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...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...with some past utterance of genius. This is good, sav they,—let us hold by this. They pin me down. They look backward and not forward. But genius looks...
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American Literature, 1607-1885

Charles Francis Richardson - 1888
...Locke, and Bacon were only young men in libraries when they wrote these books." " Genius looks fonvard ; the eyes of man are set in his forehead, not in his hindhead ; man hopes, genius creates." " Man thinking " was Emerson's definition of the scholar, and by this he meant the whole man, not the...
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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures, Volumes 1-2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1892 - 642 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...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 American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 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...hold by this. They pin me down. They look backward arid not forward. But genius looks forward : the eyes of man are set in his forehead, not in his hindhead:4...
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American Literature, 1607-1885 ...

Charles Francis Richardson - 1893
...forgetful that Cicero, Locke, and Bacon were only young men in libraries when they wrote these books." " Genius looks forward ; the eyes of man are set in>. his forehead, not in his hindhead ; man hopes^-V genius creates." "Man thinking " was Emerson's definition of the scholar, and by this he meant...
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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...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 ; — 1 Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English philosopher and statesman....
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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 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...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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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 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...forward : the eyes of man are set in his forehead, Dot in his hindhead: man hopes: genius creates. Whatever talents may be, if the man create not, the...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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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American Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1901 - 364 pages
...system. The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul. . . . In its essence it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution...forehead, not in his hindhead : man hopes: genius creates. . . . Man Thinking must not be subdued by hia instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times....
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