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" Life only avails, not the having lived. Power ceases in the instant of repose ; it resides in the moment of transition from a past to a new state, in the shooting of the gulf, in the darting to an aim. This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes... "
Essays - Page 63
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

1875
...coarseness, he says on another occasion : " This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes; for that ever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty,...with the rogue, shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside" (L 29). The contradiction underlying the two passages argues no small degree of indifference, and accounts...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1842
...faith, law, and inspiration, for us living at this hour. ' Life only avails, not the having lived. * * * This one fact the world hates that the soul becomes...the rogue ; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside.' — Essay ii., p. 70. On this point he dwells with great earnestness, and considers all history an...
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The Christian teacher, Volume 4

1842
...serious and important subjects are treated, which grates harshly on the ear : as for instance, — " This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes...the rogue ; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside." — p. 70. We sometimes meet with sentiments unworthy the dignity of the Essayist, which violate the...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 12; Volume 76

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1842
...living at this hour. ' Life only avails, not the having lived. * * * This one fact the world hatea that the soul becomes ; for that for ever degrades...the rogue ; shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside.' — Essay ii., p. 70. On this point he dwells with great earnestness, and considers all history an...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...state of life and circumstances, as it does underlie my present, and will always all circumstance, and what is called life, and what is called death....soul is present, there will be power not confident hut agent. To talk of reliance is a poor external way of speaking. Speak rather of that which relies,...
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The Church of England quarterly review

1850
...unchastencd as the imagination which could not resist the temptation of a mere alliteration : — " This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes...the rogue : shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside." To be sure, as a coitcto ad populum, the poison of this will be negatived by the apparent nonsense...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

1875
...gulf, in the darting to an aim. This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes ; for that forever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all...but agent. To talk of reliance is a poor external way»of speaking. Speak rather of that which relies, because it works and is. Who has more obedience...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 27; Volume 35; Volume 57

Methodist Church - 1875
...to rigor in this : — This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes ; for that for evermore degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all...with the rogue, shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside. These citations assume a certain superiority in their author over Christians and their Lord. No proof...
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The Christian ambassador, ed. by C.C. McKechnie, Volume 13

Colin Campbell M'Kechnie - 1875
...to rigor in this : — This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes ; for that for evermore •degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty,...confounds the saint with the rogue, shoves Jesus and Judaa equally aside. These citations assume a certain superiority in their author over Christians and...
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Methodist Review, Volume 57

1875
...to rigor in this : — This one fact the world hates, that the soul becomes ; for that for evermore degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all...reputation to a shame, confounds the saint with the rogue, shov«s Jesus and Judas equally aside. These citations assume a certain superiority in their author...
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