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" THE eye is the first circle ; the horizon which it forms is the second ; and throughout nature this primary figure is repeated without end. It is the highest emblem in the cipher of the world. "
Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed - Page 281
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
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The Great Dionysiak Myth, Volume 1

Robert Brown - 1877 - 11 pages
...around, around, In a great fire I almost took for God.' ' Nature,' says Emerson, ' centres into balls. The eye is the first circle ; the horizon which it...the highest emblem in the cipher of the world. St. Augustin [following earlier sages] described the nature of God as a circle whose centre was everywhere...
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The Great Dionysiak Myth, Volume 1

Robert Brown - 1877 - 11 pages
...around, around, In a great fire I almost took for God.' ' Nature,' says Emerson, ' centres into balls. The eye is the first circle ; the horizon which it...the highest emblem in the cipher of the world. St. Augustin [following earlier sages] described -the nature of God as a circle whose centre was everywhere...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

1882 - 899 pages
...mortal right-lined circle must conclude and shut up all. y. Sir THOS. BROWNE— Hydriotaphia. Ch. V. The eye is the first circle; the horizon which it...is the highest emblem in the cipher of the world. h. EMERSON— Essays. Circles. The small pebble stirs the peaceful lake; The circle mov'd, a circle...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - 1882 - 899 pages
...mortal right-lined circle must conclude and shut up all. g. Sir THOS. BROWNE- Hydriotaphia. Ch. V. The Golden Legend. Pt. II. 20 BELLS. 21 I heard The...bells of the convent ringing Noon from their noisy t figuro is repeated without end. It is the highest emblem in the cipher of the world. Л. EMIBSON—...
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Essays, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 538 pages
...Scan the profile of the sphere ; Knew they what that signified, A new genesis were here. X. CIRCLES. THE eye is the first circle ; the horizon which it...Augustine described the nature of God as a circle whosTrcentrerwaif everywhere and itlTcircumference — BOwliere. We are all ourlifetime reading the...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
...Scan the profile of the sphere; Knew they what that signified) A new genesis were here. X. CIRCLES. THE eye is the first circle ; the horizon which it forms is the second ; and throughout nature th?3 primary figure is repeated without end. It is the highest emblem in the cipher of the world. St....
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...and outside, Scan the profile of the sphere ; Knew they what that signified, A new genesis were here. nction the end, and not the means. And I fear they througnout nature this primary figure is repeal«! without end. It is the highest emblem и the cipher...
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Monthly Packet

1887
...thought is strikingly presented by Emerson in his interesting essay on ' Circles.' ' The eye,' ho says, ' is the first circle ; the horizon which it forms is...centre was everywhere, and its circumference nowhere.' The verses about the moon, which really lead up to this, are extremely characteristic and suggestive....
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 pages
...so hath already the whole future in the bottom of the heart. V; 21 CIRCLES. (323) ESSAY X. CIRCLES. THE eye is the first circle ; the horizon which it forms is the second ; and throughout nature tin's primary figure is repeated without end. It is the highest emblem in the cipher of the world....
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A DOUBLE DISCOVERY THE SQUARE OF THE CIRCLE

RUFUS FULLER - 1892
...geometrical principles known here that are not known there. The sage of Concord begins Essay X thus: " The eye is the first circle, the horizon which it forms is the second, and all our lifetime we are reading the copious sense of this first of forms." The circle pertains to another...
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