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" ... influx. Exactly parallel is the whole rule of intellectual duty to the rule of moral duty. A self-denial, no less austere than the saint's, is demanded of the scholar. He must worship truth, and forego all things for that, and choose defeat and pain,... "
Complete Works - Page 318
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850
...universal spirit speaks to the individual, and strives to lead back the individual to it. TKUTH. — God offers to every mind its choice between truth...both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates ever. He in whom the love of repose predominates, will accept the first creed, the first philosophy,...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 476 pages
...universal spirit speaks to the individual, and strives to lead back the individual to it. TRUTH. — God offers to every mind its choice between truth...both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates ever. He in whom the love of repose predominates, will accept the first creed, the first philosophy,...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for ..., Volume 1

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 476 pages
...the individual to it. TRUTH. — God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Tako which you please — you can never have both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates ever. He in whom the love of repose predominates, will accept the first creed, the first philosophy,...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 1-3

Henry Pitman - 1856
...the overshadow ing knowledge of the world's great men, is chilled into apathy, remember — " That God offers to every mind its choice between truth...repose, take which you please, — you can never have them both ! " Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates ever. He in whom the love of repose predominates,...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...thought, and by his ambition to combine too many. Truth is our element of life, yet if a man fasten his attention on a single aspect of truth, and apply himself...party he meets, — most likely his father's. He gets test, commodity, and reputation ; but he shuts the door of truth. He in whom the love of truth predominates...
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A Journey to Great-Salt-Lake City, Volume 1

Jules Remy, Julius Brenchley - 1861
...for that and choose defeat and pain, so that his treasure and thought is thereby augumented. . . . God offers to every mind its choice between truth...both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates ever. He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy,...
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The credentials of conscience: a few reasons for the popularity of [sir J.R ...

Maria Hall - 1868
...mean the orthodoxy alluded to in " Ecce Homo " as " always easy for a thoughtless man to receive." " God offers to every mind its choice between truth...repose. Take which you please, you can never have both. He in whom the love of repose predominates, will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the...
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Essays: First series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
...perception of identity. We talk with accomplished persons who appear to be strangers in nature. The clond, the tree, the turf, the bird, are not theirs, have...father's. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation; but ho shuts the door of truth. He in whom the love of truth predominates will keep himself aloof from...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...that his treasure in thought is thereby augmented. God offers to every mind its choice between trulh and repose. Take which you please, — you can never...both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates. ]!;, in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...that, and choose defeat and pain, so that his treasure in thought is thereby augmented. God oflVrs to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please, — you can never have buili. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates. }[.: in whom Hie love of repose predominates will...
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