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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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The Living Age, Volume 268

1911
...declares, "we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back with a certain alienated majesty. ... A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam...dismisses without notice his thought because it is his. Great works of art have no more affecting lesson than this." This is one of the curious things in the...
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The Harvard Theological Review

1911
...cause." On the first page of his essay on "Self-reliance," we have the following beautiful sentence: "A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam...than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages." This inwardness, this attitude of listening for the accents of the soul, is of the East. "You are,"...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...and Milton3 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...flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firma- 15 ment4 of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because...
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The Art of Writing English: A Book for College Classes

Rollo Walter Brown, Nathaniel Waring Barnes - 1913 - 382 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...flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it...
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Bergson and the Modern Spirit: An Essay in Constructive Thought

George Rowland Dodson - 1913 - 296 pages
...is one of the deepest and clearest yet enjoyed by man. In his essay on " Self-reliance," he says, " 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." This was his own method which he employed with marvelous...
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English Prose: A Series of Related Essays for the Discussion and Practice of ...

Frederick William Roe, George Roy Elliott - 1913 - 487 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 gleam of light which 15 flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet...
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College Life, Its Conditions and Problems: A Selection of Essays for Use in ...

Maurice Garland Fulton - 1914 - 524 pages
...but 1 From Essays, First Series. The second half of the essay Iios here been omitted. 158 what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that...flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it...
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All's Love Yet All's Law

James Logan Gordon - 1914 - 255 pages
...God. He can mirror the face of Truth. He can know God. Emerson has said, "A man should learn to detect that gleam of light which flashes across his mind, from within, more than the glory of suns or wisdom of the sages," and Joseph Cook used to speak of "the response of the moral...
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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought. A man should learn to detect 27 and watch that gleam ' of light which flashes across...thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we 5 recognize our own rejected thoughts ; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. Great...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - 1915 - 635 pages
...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...flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it...
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