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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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Shape: Talking about Seeing and Doing

George Stiny - 2006 - 422 pages
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Miss Alcott's E-mail: Yours for Reforms of All Kinds : a Bio-memoir

Kit Bakke - 2006 - 255 pages
...was either satire or be drowned in sobs. Curiously yours, LM Alcott Being Transcendental A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. Ralph Waldo Emerson Enthusiasm is the glory and hope of the world. A. Bronson Alcott January 14, 2006...
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The Present Age And Inner Life

Andrew Jackson Davis - 2006 - 292 pages
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Laws of Nature: Excerpts from the Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Walt McLaughlin - 2006 - 81 pages
...belongs to no other time or place, but is the centre of things. Where he is, there is nature. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds., adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts; in the full-blown flower there is no more; in the...
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The Oxford Book of American Poetry

David Lehman, John Brehm - 2006 - 1132 pages
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Aldous Huxley: A Quest for Values

Milton Birnbaum - 230 pages
...reader may expect quite regularly. In this respect, Huxley shares Emerson's belief that "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." Let us not add "educators" as well to this unholy Emersonian trinity. VII THE SOCIETAL SELF There are...
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The Political Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia: A Hamiltonian on the ...

James Brian Staab - 2006 - 369 pages
...Reserve University School of Law, Scalia took issue with Ralph Waldo Emerson's aphorism "a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." In "Self-Reliance," Emerson contended that complexity is the mark of great souls. "With consistency...
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American Theocracy Unpacked: Arguments Disassembled, Implications Explored ...

W. Frederick Zimmerman - 2007 - 188 pages
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Design of Straw Bale Buildings: The State of the Art

Bruce King, Mark Aschheim - 2006 - 260 pages
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The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When

Ralph Keyes - 2007 - 416 pages
...oversimplified excerpt from Emerson's more nuanced thought in his 1841 essay "Self-Reliance": "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." Verdict: Simplified Emerson. "CONTEMPT prior to investigation." This popular observation is widely...
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