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" ... centre of the present thought; and new date and new create the whole. Whenever a mind is simple and receives a divine wisdom, old things pass away, -means, teachers, texts, temples fall; it lives now. and absorbs past and future into the present hour. "
Select Essays and Poems - Page 26
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American literature - 1888 - 351 pages
...may chance that no one has seen it before me. For my perception of it is as much a fact as the sun. The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are...scatter forth light, nature, time, souls, from the centre of the present thought ; and new date and new create the whole. Whenever a mind is simple, and...
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Hours with the Mystics: A Contribution to the History of Religious ..., Volume 2

Robert Alfred Vaughan - Mysticism - 1888
...lies, Folded in favour on the sultan's breast. Needs not the letter or the messenger. So Emerson, — ' The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are...pure that it is profane to seek to interpose helps Whenever a mind is simple, and receives a divine wisdom, then old things pass away, — means, teachers,...
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The Reformed Quarterly Review, Volume 37

Theology - 1890
...writing comes by the grace of God, and all doing and having," he says in his Essay on Experience. " It must be that when God speaketh He should communicate, not one thing, but all things," he says in his Essay on Self- Reliance. A long task, indeed, it would be to hunt out the number of...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essays - 1894 - 322 pages
...perception of it is as much a fact as the sun. The relations of the soul to the divine spirit ^.re so pure that it is profane to seek to interpose helps....that when God speaketh, he should communicate not one tiiing, but all things; should fill the world with his voice ; should scatter forth light, nature,...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1895 - 322 pages
...may chance that no one has seen it before me. For my perception of it is as much a fact as the sun. The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are...that when God speaketh, he should communicate not one'thing, but all things; should fill the world with his voice ; should scatter forth light, nature,...
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Literary Interpretations, Or, A Guide to the Teaching and Reading of ...

Literature - 1896 - 204 pages
...may chance that no one has seen it before me. For my perception of it is as much a fact as the sun. The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are...scatter forth light, nature, time, souls, from the centre of the present thought; and new date and new create the whole. Whenever a mind is simple and...
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Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...may chance that no one has seen it before me. For my perception of it is as much a fact as the sun. The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are...scatter forth light, nature, time, souls, from the centre of the present thought; and new date and new create the whole. Whenever a mind is simple, and...
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Liberty in the Nineteenth Century

Frederic May Holland - Liberty - 1899 - 257 pages
...independence of the Bible as well as of the Church. His innate reverence was expressed in such sayings as " The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are so pure, that it is profane to interpose helps." Love of spontaneity made him declare that " Creeds are a disease of the intellect."...
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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - English literature - 1901 - 376 pages
...roving ; — the idlest reverie, the faintest native emotion, 335 command my curiosity and respect. The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are...thing, but all things ; should fill the world with 340 his voice ; should scatter forth light, nature, time, souls, from the center of the present thought...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...chance that no one has seen it before me. For my perception of it is as much a fact 'as the sun. 59 The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are...communicate, not one thing, but all things; should fill the \vorld with his voice ; should scatter forth light, nature, time, souls, from the centre of the present...
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