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Human Immortality: Two Supposed Objections to the Doctrine - Page 107
by William James - 1906 - 126 pages
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The Student, Volume 8

Education - 1887
...us to look within ourselves, because it is there that the voice of God is heard. " We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams." " This is the ultimate fact which we so quickly reach on this as on every topic, the resolution of...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Critical writings

Theodore Parker - Theology - 1865
...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, we...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all metaphysics, all...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...which giveth man wisdom and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. ( We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all philosophy is at fault....
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
...inspiration which giveth man wisdom and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all philosophy is at fault....
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of impertinence and an injury, if it be anyits dress his bailiffs in his livery, and make them wait on his guests If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all philosophy is at fault....
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Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
...which giveth man wisdom and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We* lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all philosophy is at fault....
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American literature - 1888 - 351 pages
...which giveth man wisdom, and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all philosophy is at fault....
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Essays: First series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 pages
...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, we...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all metaphysics, all...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Learning and scholarship - 1893 - 108 pages
...draws breath ; hence, the origin. which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all philosophy is at fault....
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1894 - 322 pages
...lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us organs of activity and receivers of its truth. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we...nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all metaphysics, all...
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