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" Familiar as the voice of the mind is to each, the highest merit we ascribe to Moses, Plato, and Milton is, that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men but what thev thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of... "
The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 245
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...Plato, and Milton is, that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that...dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his. Jp <every work of genius we recognize our own rejected 1 thoughts : they come back to us with a certain...
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The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America, Volume 1

Fredrika Bremer - 1858
...his own soul, is that they set books and traditions at naught, and spoke not what men. but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that...genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts ; they conic back to us with a certain alienated majesty. Great works of art have no more affecting lesson...
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The rational primer; or, First reader

John Relly Beard - 1860 - 171 pages
...Luke, iv. 18. None so blind as they who will not see. Light is. light, though the blind see it not. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam...than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. There is a poor blind man who every day, In summer sunshine, or in winter's rain, Daily as tolls the...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - 1864
...Milton, is that they set at nonght books and traditions, and spoke not what men said but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that...than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages." "Kingdom and lordship, power and estate, are a gaudier vocabulary than private John and Edward in a...
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Arabula: Or, The Divine Guest. Containing a New Collection of Gospels

Andrew Jackson Davis - 1867 - 403 pages
...saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. 2 A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which Hashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. 3 We...
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ARABULA; OR, THE DIVINE GUEST

ANDREW JACKSON DAVIS - 1868
...saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. 2 A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam...flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. 3 We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes...
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CHAPTERS FROM THE BIBLE OF THE AGES

G.B. STEBBINS - 1872
...philosopher, to the saint, all things are sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam...flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes...
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Chapters from the Bible of the Ages

Giles Badger Stebbins - 1872 - 400 pages
...philosopher, to the saint, all things are sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam...flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes...
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Foot Notes: Or, Walking as a Fine Art

Alfred Barron - 1875 - 330 pages
...as are in me, and I shall go on without fear of the charge of plagiarism. A modern writer well says, "A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam...it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty." IV. ALWAYS have a particular...
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FOOT NOTES FOR WALKING AS A FINE ART

ALFRED BARRON - 1875
...as are in me, and I shall go on without fear of the charge of plagiarism. A modern writer well says, "A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam...it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty." IV. ALWAYS have a particular...
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