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" In your metaphysies you have denied personality to the Deity : yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot,... "
Essays: First series - Page 52
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
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Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends

Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends (1853-1940) - 1873
...spending years of time or chests ol' money— but In spending them off the line of your career. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. Tno same correspondence that is between thirst in the stoujacu, and water in the spring, exists between...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...the past for judgment into the thousand-eyed present, and live ever in a new day. In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity, yet when...life, though they should clothe God with shape and color.1 Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee. A foolish consistency...
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Biology, with Preludes on Current Events

Joseph Cook - 1877 - 325 pages
...his position as a fixed individualist and a wavering pantheist as this : — " In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity ; yet, when...Joseph his coat, in the hand of the harlot, and flee " (EMEBSON, Essays, vol. ip £0). Whoever would come to the point of view from which all Emerson's...
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Biology: With Preludes on Current Events

Joseph Cook - 1877 - 325 pages
...his position as a fixed individualist and a wavering pantheist as this : — " In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity ; yet, when...your theory, as Joseph his coat, in the hand of the har'ot, and flee " (EMERSON, Essays, vol. ip 50). Whoever would come to the point of view from which...
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The Harmonial Man: Or, Thoughts for the Age

Andrew Jackson Davis - 1877 - 167 pages
...past for judgment into the thousandeyed presents, and live ever in a new day. In your metaphysics, you have denied personality to the Deity ; yet, when...with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph did his coat in the house of the harlot, and flee. "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little...
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Twelve Monday lectures in Tremont temple, Boston

Joseph Cook - 1877
...his position as a fixed individualist and a wavering pantheist as this : — " In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity ; yet, when...life, though they should clothe God with shape and colour. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat, in the hand of the harlot, and nee."f Whoever would...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 pages
...the past for judgment into the thousand-eyed present, and live ever in a new day. In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity : yet when...philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul lias simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you...
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On a Foundation for Religion

William Mackintire Salter - 1879 - 48 pages
...indeed deny our impulses or refuse to allow the natural forms which they create. " In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity ; yet when...though they should clothe God with shape and color."* Yet we may not make of this temporary result of impulse a permanent element in our creed; the intellect...
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Biology, with preludes on current events. Repr

Joseph Cook - 1879
...his position as a fixed individualist and a wavering pantheist as this : — " In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity ; yet, when...life, though they should clothe God with shape and colour. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and tiee."2 Whoever would...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Philosopher and Poet

Alfred Hudson Guernsey - 1881 - 327 pages
...denied personality to the Deity ; and yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them with heart and life, though they should clothe God with...philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has little or nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you...
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