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" Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part... "
The United Presbyterian Magazine - Page 57
1848
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1893 - 146 pages
...him. There is no bar or wall in the soul where man, the effect, ceases, and God, the cause, begins." " I become a transparent eyeball ; I am nothing ; I...the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part and particle of God." " In me is the sucker that I see," exclaims Thoreau ; and, of Walden Pond " I...
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American Literature

Katharine Lee Bates - 1897 - 434 pages
...in the land. " Standing," ran the quiet text, " on the bare ground, — my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, — all mean...the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part and particle of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental: to be brothers,...
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Nineteenth Century Questions

James Freeman Clarke - 1897 - 388 pages
...Within these plantations of God a decorum and sanctity reigns, and we return to reason and faith." " The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me. I am part and particle of God." For saying such things as these he was accused of Pantheism. And he was a Pantheist...
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Metropolitan Pulpit, Volume 35

1898 - 588 pages
...observation and experience of, practically, the entire world, including himself. Emerson writes : " The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me. I am part and particle of God. " This is transcendentalism at least. It looks much like that skeptical Pantheism...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899 - 386 pages
...my eyes), which nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, — my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, — all mean...Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental : to be brothers,...
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Christian Mysticism: Considered in Eight Lectures Delivered Before the ...

William Ralph Inge - 1899 - 379 pages
...mystics of the Middle Ages. " I, the imperfect, adore my own Perfect. I am receptive of the great soul. I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see...the universal Being circulate through me. I am part of God " ; and much more to the same effect. This is not the language of those who have travelled up...
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A Short History of American Literature: Designed Primarily for Use in ...

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1900 - 374 pages
...universe as the "externization of the soul." 1 But this is because he does not sharply sever God from Man. "The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God." 2 "The soul in man ... is not the intellect or the will, but . . . the background of our being, in...
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A Short History of American Literature: Designed Primarily for Use in ...

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1900 - 374 pages
...as the "externization of the soul.".1' But this is because he does not sharply sever God from Man. "The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God."2 "The soul in man ... is not the intellect or the will, but . . . the background of our being,...
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Modern Culture, Volume 13

William W. Hudson, Graeme Mercer Adam - 1901
...mentioned: "Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed in the blithe air, and uplifted into the infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes. I become...Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God." Such abstractions were common in The Dial, and against such did the hard-headed Scotchman...
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The Snow Image and Other Twice-told Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1902 - 508 pages
...in the land. " Standing," ran the quiet text, " on the bare ground, — my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, — all mean...the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part and particle of God." In the autumn in which the book was issued, Emerson and Ripley, with two others,...
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