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" The preamble of thought, the transition through which it passes from the unconscious to the conscious, is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. "
Retrospect of Western Travel - Page 206
by Harriet Martineau - 1838 - 239 pages
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The New Fraternity: A Novel of University Life

George Frederick Gundelfinger - 1916 - 301 pages
...thought can never JUses of Great Men. "Plato. "Swedenborg tGoethe. ' "Nature. ripen into truth. . . . Inaction is cowardice, but there can be no scholar without the heroic mind.* When the scholar can read God directly, the hour is too precious to be wasted in other men's transcripts...
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American Ideals

Norman Foerster, William Whatley Pierson - 1917 - 326 pages
...it is essential. Without it he is not yet man. Without it thought can never ripen into truth. Whilst the world hangs before the eye as a cloud of beauty,...is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. Instantly we know whose words are loaded with life, and whose not. The world, — this shadow of the...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...ig essential. Without it, he is not yet man. Without it, thought can'hever ripen into truth. Whilst the world hangs before the eye as a cloud of beauty,...is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. Instantly we know whose words are loaded with life, and whose not. The world, — this shadow of the...
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Illinois Studies in Language and Literature, Volume 8

1923
...complements thought in the writer's equipment. Without it, thought "can never ripen into truth. . . . The preamble of thought, the transition through which...it passes from the unconscious to the conscious, is action."160 Without action, too, the writer's "tuition in the serene and beautiful laws,"161 and the...
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Emerson's Theories of Literary Expressions, Volume 8

Emerson Grant Sutcliffe - 1923 - 152 pages
...complements thought in the writer's equipment. Without it, thought "can never ripen into truth. . . . The preamble of thought, the transition through which...it passes from the unconscious to the conscious, is action."160 Without action, too, the writer's "tuition in the serene and beautiful laws,"161 and the...
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Emerson's Essays and Poems: Selected and Edited with an Introd

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1926 - 376 pages
...it is essential. Without it he is not yet man. Without it thought can never ripen into truth. Whilst the world hangs before the eye as a cloud of beauty,...is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. Instantly we know whose words are loaded with life, and whose not. The world, — this shadow of the...
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American Literature, Volume 1

Robert Shafer - 1926 - 758 pages
...it is essential. Without it he is not yet man. Without it thought can never ripen into truth. Whilst lds took the alarm, and, learning the fatal tidings, were seen flying in Instantly we know whose words are loaded with life, and whose not. The world, — this shadow of the...
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Selections from the Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1926 - 380 pages
...heroic mind. The preamble of thought, he transition through which it passes from the unconscious o the conscious, is action. Only so much do I know, as I lave lived. Instantly we know whose words are loaded nth life, and whose not. The world, — this shadow...
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Bulletin, Issues 1-10

1966
...is essential. Without it, he is not yet man. Without it, thought can never ripen into truth. Whilst the world hangs before the eye as a cloud of beauty, we can not even see its beauty. Inaction is cowardice, but there can be no scholar without the heroic...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 pages
...is essential. Without it, he is not yet man. Without it, thought can never ripen into truth. Whilst the world hangs before the eye as a cloud of beauty,...is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. Instantly we know whose words are loaded with life, and whose not. The world, — this shadow of the...
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