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" We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth and organs of its activity. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. "
Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle - Página 28
por Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
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The Matchless Altar of the Soul: Symbolized as a Shining Cube of Diamond ...

Edgar Lucien Larkin - 1917 - 289 páginas
...the lap of immense intellingence, which makes us organs of its activity, and receivers of the truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves but allow a passage of its beams," as Emerson says. That is: humans able to receive, do receive, perceive, discern and...
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Human immortality, two supposed objections to the doctrine. Repr

William James - 1917
...naturally with that whole tendency of thought known as transcendentalism. Emerson, for example, writes : " We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams." [Self -Reliance, p. 56.] But it is not necessary to identify the consciousness postulated in the lecture,...
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Essays for College English

James Cloyd Bowman - 1918 - 474 páginas
...thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, of that inspiration of man which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism....in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us organs of its activity and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth,...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 113

1918
...pre-requisite to have humility of spirit no less than confidence of hope. " We lie," as Emerson says, " in the lap of immense Intelligence, which' makes us...receivers of its truth and organs of its activity. . . . We * Preface to Saducismus Triumpkatus, 2nd ed., 1682. can do nothing of ourselves but allow...
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - 1921 - 379 páginas
...thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, of that inspiration of man which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism....in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us organs of its activity and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth,...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 páginas
...thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, of that inspiration of man which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism....in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us organs of its activity and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth,...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 páginas
...thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, of that inspiration of man which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of imjnpnse intelligence, which makes us organs nf its ''and receivers Of Its truth.! When we discern...
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P's and Q's: A Book on the Art of Letter Arrangement

Sallie Belle Tannahill - 1923 - 108 páginas
...other forms in design, we need to feel unbounded possibilities and understand our power to employ them. "We lie in the lap of immense intelligence which makes...receivers of its truth and organs of its activity," Emerson has said. With an unlimited sense of mastery the designer should attack his creative problems....
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The Body Impolitic: A Reading of Four Novels by Herman Melville, Volumes 20-23

Richard Manley Blau - 1979 - 214 páginas
...his Emersonian assumption that the essence of genius, virtue, and life is Spontaneity or Instinct: "We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which...truth and organs of its activity. When we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. ...Every man discriminates between...
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The Moral Picturesque: Studies in Hawthorne's Fiction

Darrel Abel - 1988 - 324 páginas
...Emerson's injunction "Trust thyself; for he did not believe, as Emerson wrote in "Self-Reliance," that "When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams." Zenobia speaks for him in her final impassioned accusation of Hollingsworth: "Self, self, self! You...
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