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" We are taught by great actions that the universe is the property of every individual in it. Every rational creature has all Nature for his dowry and estate. It is his if he will. He may divest himself of it ; he may creep into a corner and abdicate his... "
Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures - Page 26
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - History
...his, if he will. He may divest himself of it; he may creep into a corner, and abdicate his kingdom, as most men do, but he is entitled to the world by his...proportion to the energy of his thought and will, he lakes up the world unto himself. P. 24. Nothing divine dies. All good is eternally re-productive. The...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton, Francis Jenks - 1826
...common talk were not so mannerly to use, that ye may know, not only as the historian speaks, ' that all those things for which men plough, build, or sail, obey virtue,' but that all words, and whatsoever may be spoken, shall at some time, in an unwonted manner, wait upon...
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Prose Works

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...common talk were not so mannerly to use. That yc may know, not only as the historian speaks, " that all those things for which men plough, build, or sail, obey virtue," but that all words, and whatsoever -may be spoken, shall at some time in an unwonted manner wait upon...
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Portfolio of an Artist

English literature - 1839 - 263 pages
...if he will. He may divest himself of it ; he may creep into a corner, and abdicate his kingdom, as most men do, but he is entitled to the world by his constitution. In proportion to the energy of his thoughts and will, he takes up the world into himself. * * * Nature stretcheth out her arms to embrace...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1839
...thought. Touching the second, we are told, that, in proportion to the energy of his thought and will, man takes up the world into himself. " All those things...which men plough, build, or sail, obey virtue ;" said an ancient historian. " The winds and waves," said Gibbon, " are always on the side of the ablest navigators."...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...common talk were not so mannerly to use. That ye may know, not only as the historian speaks, " that all those things for which men plough, build, or sail, obey virtue," but that all words, and whatsoever may be spoken, shall at some time in an unwonted manner wait upon...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848
...his, if he will. He may divest himself of it; he may creep into a corner, and abdicate his kingdom, as most men do; but he is entitled to the world by his...which men plough, build, or sail, obey virtue :" said an ancient historian. " The winds and waves," said Gibbon, " are always on the side of the ablest navigators."...
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Essays, lectures, and orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848
...his, if he will. He may divest himself of it; he may creep into a corner, and abdicate his kingdom, as most men do, but he is entitled to the world by his...which men plough, build, or sail, obey Virtue," said an ancient historian. " The winds and waves," said Gibbon, " are always on the side of the ablest navigators."...
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The School Reader. Fifth Book: Designed as a Sequel to Sanders' Fourth ...

Charles Walton Sanders, Joshua Chase Sanders - Readers - 1848 - 456 pages
...if he will. He may divest himself of it ; he may creep into a corner, and abdicate his kingdom, as most men do ; but he is entitled to the world by his...world into himself. " All those things, for which men plow, build, or sail, obey virtue," said an ancient historian. " The winds and the waves are always...
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The prose works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton, James Augustus St. John, Charles Richard Sumner - 1848
...common talk were not so mannerly to use. That ye may know, not only as the historian speaks, " that all those things for which men plough, build, or sail, obey virtue," but that all words, and whatsoever may be spoken, shall at some time in an unwonted manner wait upon...
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