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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 - 1876 - 343 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...we recognize our own rejected thoughts : they come hack to us with a certain alienated majesty. Great works of art have no more affecting lesson for us...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 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...notice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genins we recognize our own rejected thoughts : they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty....
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 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...notice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genins we recognize our own rejected thoughts : they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty....
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: His Life, Writings, and Philosophy

George Willis Cooke - 1881 - 390 pages
...tip.pd nf San 1 -trust, of accepting that . teaching which the Universal Mind gives to every persqn. " A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages."3 He is to trust that power within,...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Critical writings

Theodore Parker - 1865
...Milton, is that they set at nought 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...
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The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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...thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognise our own rejected thoughts : they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. Great...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
...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...firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without noiice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts...
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Transactions (Cofnodion a chyfansoddiadau).

Eisteddfod genedlaethol Cymru - 1884
...interpret what we see and experience. " — (Channing). " A man should learn to detect and watch the gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within more than the lustre of the firmament of the bards and sages." — (Emerson). Nid oes dadl nad yw sylwadaeth yn dwyn dyddordeb mawr. Ac nid...
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Elements of English Composition: A Preparation for Rhetoric

Lucy A. Chittenden - 1884 - 174 pages
...Bolts and bars are not the best of our institutions; nor is shrewdness in trade a mark of wisdom. 2. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty. Rule 23.— The clauses of a compound sentence, if they contain commas within...
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The Elements of English Composition: A Preparation for Rhetoric

Lucy A. Chittenden - 1884 - 174 pages
...Bolts and bars are not the best of our institutions; nor is shrewdness in trade a mark of wisdom. 2. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with d sort of alienated majesty. -—, ^ Rule 23.—The clauses of a compound sentence, if they contain...
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