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" They do not seem to me to be such ; but if I am the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil." No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this ; the only right is what is after... "
The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes - Página 243
por Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
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Special Section, Shakespeare and Montaigne Revisited

Graham Bradshaw, T. G. Bishop, Peter Holbrook - 2006 - 405 páginas
...On my saying, 'What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions, if I live wholly from within?' my friend suggested - 'But these impulses may be from...No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature." 34. Oeuvres completes, 824. Cf. III. 5; 956: "I am content with less praise provided that I am more...
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Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America

T. Gregory Garvey - 2006 - 280 páginas
...On my saying, 'What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions, if I live wholly from within?' my friend suggested — 'But these impulses may be...the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil'" (CW 1:30). In this passage, Emerson shifts the foundations of duty from tradition to the self. The...
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Murder in the Heartland

M. William Phelps - 2006 - 361 páginas
...she put the receiver to her mouth. "I'm going to prove you are the liar, Carl." not from above . . . but if I am the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil. — Ralph Waldo Emerson THE RUSE It was five days before the winter solstice. December 16, 2004, started...
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Emerson and Eros: The Making of a Cultural Hero

Len Gougeon - 2012 - 278 páginas
...indicates. "On my saying What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions, if I live wholly from within? my friend suggested,— 'But these impulses may be...Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil.'" For Emerson, "sacredness" was now a matter of internal disposition and personal perception. He believed...
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Changing Rapture: Emily Dickinson's Poetic Development

Aliki Barnstone - 2006 - 187 páginas
...On my saying, "What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions, if I live wholly from within?" my friend suggested, — "But these impulses may be...the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil." (Complete Writings 138) Dickinson has revisioned two texts with great cultural importance — one sacred,...
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'Relations Stop Nowhere': The Common Literary Foundations of German and ...

Hugh Ridley - 2007 - 317 páginas
...opportunities of life and care not for external norms, but establish their own compelling imperatives. 'No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names [...] the only right is what is after my constitution' (E 262). Emerson therefore uses a 25 Goethe's...
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Emerson and Self-Culture

John T. Lysaker - 2008 - 248 páginas
...worried that the involuntary perceptions that Emerson so esteems "may be from below, not from above": "They do not seem to me to be such; but if I am the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil" (CW2, 30). Barbara Packer finds this remark ironic because a "decorous ex-minister in the town of Concord"...
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Remembering 1969: Searching for the Eternal in Changing Times

Robert Atkinson - 2008 - 167 páginas
...immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. . . . Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this. ... A man is to carry himself in the presence of all opposition as if everything were titular and ephemeral....
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - 2008 - 237 páginas
...is it, in fact, the best fulfillment of me?14 Emerson's (intentionally) outrageous insistence that, "if I am the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil" (p. 56), acknowledges the question. Although he never resolves the conflict between freedom and accountability,...
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