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" God comes to see us without bell :" that is, as there is no screen or ceiling between our heads and the infinite heavens, so is there no bar or wall in the soul, where man, the effect, ceases, and God, the cause, begins. The walls are taken away. We lie... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 271
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
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The Psychology of Religious Belief

James Bissett Pratt - 1906 - 327 pages
...light shines through us upon things and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all." "As there is no screen or ceiling between our heads...deeps of spiritual nature, to the attributes of God." "For this communication is an efflux of the Divine Mind into our mind. It is an ebb of the individual...
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Sermons by Unitarian Ministers: Second series

1906 - 136 pages
...virtue, and power, and beauty.' ' Our being is descending into us from we know not whence.' ' There is no bar or wall in the Soul, where man, the effect,...deeps of spiritual nature, to the attributes of God,' and to the spirit of God himself. On the one side we are limited and finite. The shores of our life...
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A Short History of American Literature

Henry Augustin Beers - 1906 - 291 pages
...having a subjective or relative existence—relative to that aforesaid Unknown Center of him. There is no bar or wall in the soul where man, the effect, ceases, and God, the cause, begins. We lie open on one side to the deeps of spiritual nature, to the attributes of God." Emerson's point...
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The Emerson Birthday-book ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1906
...carry with what grandeur of spirit we can. Let us be silent — so we may hear the whisper of the gods. lie open on one side to the deeps of spiritual nature, to all the attributes of God. Justice we see and know, Love, Freedom, Power. IF a man should dedicate...
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Albany Review, Volume 1, Issues 4-6

1907
...and put myself in the attitude of reception, but from some alien energy the visions come." " There is no bar or wall in the soul where man, the effect,...open on one side to the deeps of spiritual nature." " If he have not found his home in God, his manners, his form of speech, the turn of his sentences,...
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The Arena, Volume 39

1908
..."As there is no screen nor ceiling between our heads and the infinite heavens, so there is no bar nor wall in the soul where man, the effect, ceases, and God, the cause, begins. We lie open on the one side to the deeps of spiritual nature, to the attributes of God. Ineffable is...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...that all spiritual being is in man. A wise old proverb says, " God comes to see us without bell : " that is, as there is no screen or ceiling between...open on one side to the deeps of spiritual nature, to all the attributes of God. Justice we see and know, Love, Freedom, Power. These natures no man ever...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...know that all spiritual being is in man. A wise old proverb says, "God comes to see us without bell :" that is, as there is no screen or ceiling between...open on one side to the deeps of spiritual nature, to all the attributes of God. Justice we see and know, Love, Freedom, Power. These natures no man ever...
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By the Way: Verses, Fragments, and Notes

William Allingham - 1912 - 167 pages
...eloquence the doctrine which is the real root of Christianity — that the Divinity descends into man. " We lie open on one side to the deeps of spiritual nature, to the attributes of God." The Essay on Prudence is solid and luminous as a precious stone. Emerson's writings have already achieved...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Oscar W. Firkins - 1915 - 379 pages
...the earth lies in the soft arms of the atmosphere"; "the background of our being, in which they lie"; "we lie open on one side to the deeps of spiritual nature." There are the marks of the severer Emerson, the baffling paradoxes such as the abrogation of time,...
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