Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 51 - 60 of 175 on We -lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth....  
" 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. "
Human Immortality: Two Supposed Objections to the Doctrine - Page 107
by William James - 1906 - 126 pages
Full view - About this book

The Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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 philosophy...
Full view - About this book

Select essays and addresses: including The American scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 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...truth and organs of its activity. When we discern jus- 30 tice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams....
Full view - About this book

Emerson: his contribution to literature

David Lee Maulsby - 1911 - 177 pages
...expression or production of divine faculties, and the same are in us." 2 Or, again : " We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams."3 1 " Plato and Platonism," NY, 1891, pp. 149, 150. 2 v1n, 43. 3 n, 64. The correspondence between...
Full view - About this book

The contribution of Emerson to literature

David Lee Maulsby - 1911 - 177 pages
...expression or production of divine faculties, and the same are in us." 2 Or, again : " We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams."3 '"Plato and Platonism," NY, 1891, pp. 149, 150. 2 vm, 43. 3 n, 64. The correspondence between...
Full view - About this book

THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...parallax cannot be calculated. which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a s passage to its beams. If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all...
Full view - About this book

The Harvard Theological Review

Theology - 1911
...is an abiding conviction not affected by the tides of the inner life. "We lie," he says, "in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth and organs of its activity." He teaches us to seek intellectual inspiration from the Infinite Mind. He hears the comforting voice...
Full view - About this book

College Life, Its Conditions and Problems: A Selection of Essays for Use in ...

Maurice Garland Fulton - Education, Higher - 1914 - 524 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, it" we seek to pry into the soul that causes all metaphysics, all...
Full view - About this book

Readings from American literature: a textbook for schools and colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Leonora MacAlarney - Literary Collections - 1915 - 635 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....
Full view - About this book

Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...intelligence, which makes us organs of its activity and receivers of its truth. When we discern 15 justice, when we discern truth, we do 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 philosophy...
Full view - About this book

The matchless altar of the soul: symbolized as a shining cube of diamond ...

Edgar Lucien Larkin - Soul - 1917 - 306 pages
...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...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF