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" The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried. Not for nothing one face, one character, one fact, makes much impression on .him, and another none. This sculpture... "
Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed - Page 48
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays for First-year Students Selected by the ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1923 - 428 pages
...much impression on him, and another none. This sculpture in the memory is not without preestablished harmony. The eye was placed where one ray should fall that it might testify of that particular ray. ^Ve but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of us represents. It...
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Century Readings for a Course in American Literature

Fred Lewis Pattee - 1922 - 1012 pages
...much impression on him and another none. This sculpture in the memory is not without preestablished harmony. The eye was placed where one ray should fall,...idea which each of us represents. It may be safely intrusted as proportionate and of good issues, so it be faithfully imparted, but God will not have...
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Complete Course in Public Speaking

Joseph Albert Mosher - 1920 - 631 pages
...much impression on him, and another none. This sculpture in the memory is not without preestablished harmony. The eye was placed where one ray should fall, that it might testify of that particular ray. FORCE (STRESS) 187 We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of...
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Nabokov: The Mystery of Literary Structures

Leona Toker - 1989 - 243 pages
...Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources. To my parents, Nedda and Aba Strazhas The eye was placed where one ray should fall, that it might testify of that particular ray. Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self-Reliance" Contents Preface ix Abbreviations xiii 1 . Introduction i 2. Pnin:...
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Politics by Other Means: Higher Education and Group Thinking

David Bromwich - 1994 - 257 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. The eye was placed where one ray should fall, that it might testify of that particular ray. Few and mean as my gifts may be, I actually am, and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance...
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Hazlitt: The Mind of a Critic

David Bromwich - 1999 - 456 pages
...self-knowledge, on this view are inseparable from a practice of nonconformity that starts with an inward belief. "The eye was placed where one ray should fall, that it might testify of that particular ray." I thank Lara Heimert and Jonathan Brent of Yale University Press for their encouragement of this edition....
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Socratic Seminars in the Block

Wanda H. Ball, Pam Brewer - 2000 - 161 pages
...impression on him, and another none. It is not without preestablished harmony, this sculpture in the memory. The eye was placed where one ray should fall that it might testify of that particular ray. Bravely let him speak the utmost syllable of his confession. We but half express ourselves, and are...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 656 pages
...on him, and another none. It is not without pre√ęstablished harmony, this sculpture in the memory. The eye was placed where one ray should fall, that it might testify of that particular ray. Bravely let him speak the utmost syllable of his confession. We but half express ourselves, and are...
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Emerson, Thoreau, and the Role of the Cultural Critic

Sam McGuire Worley - 2001 - 174 pages
...much impression on him, and another none. This sculpture in the memory is not without preestablished harmony. The eye was placed where one ray should fall, that it might testify of that particular ray.42 Emerson's call to our common culture in essays like the one under consideration or the "Divinity...
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The Antebellum Period

James M. Volo, Dorothy Denneen Volo - 2004 - 401 pages
...am part and parcel of God!" he exclaimed in describing his discovery of the divinity within himself. "We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of us represents."46 Emerson held a deep belief in self-reliance and extreme individualism. Unlike the romantics,...
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