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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. "
Human Immortality: Two Supposed Objections to the Doctrine - Page 107
by William James - 1906 - 126 pages
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...inspiration which giveth man wisdom, 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...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - American literature - 1864
...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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Arabula: Or, The Divine Guest. Containing a New Collection of Gospels

Andrew Jackson Davis - Harmony (Philosophy) - 1867 - 403 pages
...his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. 3 We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth and organs of its activity. 4 The relations of the soul to the Divine Spirit are so pure, that it is profane to seek to interpose...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...which giveth man wisdom, and which cannot be denied without impiety and j 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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CHAPTERS FROM THE BIBLE OF THE AGES

G.B. STEBBINS - 1872
...across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth and organs of its activity. The relations of the soul to the Divine Spirit are so pure, that it is profane to seek to interpose...
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Chapters from the Bible of the Ages

Giles Badger Stebbins - Religious literature - 1872 - 400 pages
...across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth and organs of its activity. The relations of the soul to the Divine Spirit are so pure, that it is profane to seek to interpose...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...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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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...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 of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...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 - 1876 - 290 pages
...impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth sud organs of its activity. When we discern justice, when...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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