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" A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. "
The Essay on Self-reliance - Page 15
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
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Half Truths and the Truth: Lectures on the Origin and Development of ...

Jacob Merrill Manning - 1872 - 398 pages
...for saying, " A fool- tcncy rec, . , , . , ,, . , „ , Inconsisish consistency is the hobgoblin oi little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do." l When Spinoza's landlady came to him, asking him to teach her his doctrine, he advised her to be content...
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Half Truths and the Truth: Lectures on the Origin and Development of ...

Jacob Merrill Manning - 1872 - 398 pages
...yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee." l Certainly we are inclined to j«dge in the most favorable light possible one who thus insists on...
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Half Truths and the Truth: Lectures on the Origin and Development of ...

Jacob Merrill Manning - 1872 - 398 pages
...yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee." * Certainly we are inclined to judge in the most favorable light possible one who thus insists on right...
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Half truths and the truth, lects. on the origin and development of ...

Jacob Merrill Manning - 1872
...when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them In-art and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee." i Certainly we are inclined to judge in the most favorable light possible one who thus insists on right...
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Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends

Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends (1853-1940) - 1873
...spending years of time or chests ol' money— but In spending them off the line of your career. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. Tno same correspondence that is between thirst in the stoujacu, and water in the spring, exists between...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color.1 Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand...and flee. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of l\t~^ tie minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great...
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Biology, with Preludes on Current Events

Joseph Cook - 1877 - 370 pages
...yet, when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat, in the hand of the harlot, and flee " (EMEBSON, Essays, vol. ip £0). Whoever would come to the point of view from which all Emerson's...
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Biology: With Preludes on Current Events

Joseph Cook - 1877 - 325 pages
...yet, when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat, in the hand of the har'ot, and flee " (EMERSON, Essays, vol. ip 50). Whoever would come to the point of view from which...
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Twelve Monday lectures in Tremont temple, Boston

Joseph Cook - 1877
...of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and colour. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat, in the hand of the harlot, and nee."f Whoever would come to the point of view from which all Emerson's self-contradictions are reconciled...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 304 pages
...yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph...philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul lias simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you...
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