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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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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

American essays - 1896
...parallax cannot be calculated. 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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Literary Interpretations, Or, A Guide to the Teaching and Reading of ...

Literature - 1896 - 204 pages
...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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Introduction to American literature: including illustrative selections, with ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - American literature - 1897 - 498 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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Essays of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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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Proceedings, Volume 54

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1900
...cosmic soul is implanted in each child at birth, and quotes Emerson's remark — "We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth, and organs of its activity." Mr. Hall, in his recent book "Man, the Microcosm," holds that the ego or personality of a man is compounded...
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The limits of evolution: and other essays illustrating the metaphysical ...

George Holmes Howison - Aesthetics - 1901 - 396 pages
...whole tendency of thought known as transcendentalism. Emerson, for example, writes: ' We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams.'" All this is in even keeping with Professor James's other sentence, 8 that "we need only suppose the...
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Essays. 1901

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1901
...inspiration which giveth man wisdom, and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie m 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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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual laws, The American scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...giveth man wisdom and which cannot be denied without impiety and athe— • ism. 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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Introductory lessons in English literature: for high schools and academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - English literature - 1901 - 376 pages
...which giveth man wisdom and 320 which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism. We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers...do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its 325 beams. If we ask whence this comes, if we seek to pry into the soul that causes, all philosophy...
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Urbs beata: a vision of the perfect life

Herbert Cushing Tolman - Christian life - 1902 - 87 pages
...do we come From God, Who is our home." It is a philosophical truth, that, "we lie in the lap of an immense intelligence which makes us receivers of its...truth, we do nothing of ourselves but allow a passage of its beams." As applied to life, we should think of the Holy City not merely as a place, where, if...
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