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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. "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
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Amerikaner in der Fremde: Humor als Überwindungsstrategie

Anahita Teymourian-Pesch - American prose literature - 2006 - 274 pages
...mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. [...] The relations ofthe soul to the divine spirit are so pure, that it is profane to seek to interpose helps." in: „Self-Reliance", Porte (ed.), 1983: 257-282, 259; 269. 91 It is in vain that we look for genius...
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Above All Earthly Pow'rs: Christ in a Postmodern World

David F. Wells - Religion - 2005 - 339 pages
...with them, and proceeds obviously from the same source whence their life and being also proceed. . . . The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are so pure that it is profane to interpose helps. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance and Other Essays Clear contrasts now emerge. Traditional...
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How I Used Truth

H. Emilie Cady - Self-Help - 2006 - 136 pages
...external sources. Why always seek to interpose human help between our souls and God? Emerson says: "The relations of the soul to the Divine Spirit are so pure that it is profane to interpose helps. . . . Whenever a mind is simple and receives Divine Wisdom, then old things pass away—...
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Motivational Classics, Volume 1

Tom Walsh - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2007 - 200 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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Voyages of the Self : Pairs, Parallels, and Patterns in American Art and ...

Barbara Novak Helen Goodhart Altschul Professor of Art History Barnard College and Columbia University - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 256 pages
...assistance in making the picture. The metaphysical issues involved are perhaps best phrased by Emerson: "The relations of the soul to the divine spirit are so pure that it is profane to seek to interpose helps."14 William James has reminded us that "the oddly-named thing pragmatism . . . can remain religious...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - Political Science - 2008 - 237 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...interpose helps. It must be that when God speaketh he 62 should communicate, not one thing, but all things; should fill the world with his voice; should...
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Pathological Aspects of Religions

Josiah Morse - Psychology, Pathological - 1906 - 264 pages
...strain." Like the Persian mystics, he brushes aside everything which would come between him and God. " 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, the old things paas away, — means,...
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