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" But when the intervals of darkness come, as come they must, — when the soul seeth not, when the sun is hid, and the stars withdraw their shining, — we repair to the lamps which were kindled by their ray to guide our steps to the East again, where... "
How to Master the Spoken Word: Designed as a Self-instructor for All who ... - Page 15
by Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1913 - 420 pages
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The Microcosm: Or, Little World of Home, Volumes 1-3

1835
...of reading, — so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...directly, the hour is too precious to be wasted in oilier men's transcripts of their readings. But when the intervals of darkness come, as come they must,...
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The Boston Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1838
...a favorite, but the sound estate of every man. Genius looks forward. Man hopes. Genius creates." " Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...wasted in other men's transcripts of their readings." "One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading, as well as creative writing."...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...when the intervals of darkness come,— as come they must,—when the soul seeth not, when the sun is hid, and the stars withdraw their shining, we repair...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...their readings. But when the intervals of darkness come,—as come they must,— when the soul seeth not, when the sun is hid, and the stars withdraw...
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Eliza Cook's journal, Volume 6

...obligation to the inspiriting and fortifying influences of his genins. We turn to it with confidence, " when the intervals of darkness come, as come they must, — when the soul seeth not, when the sun is hid, and the stars withdraw their shining, — we repair to this lamp,...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...withdraw their shining, — we repair to the lamps which \vere kindled by their ray, to guide our steps to the East again, where the dawn is. We hear, that...
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Orations, Lectures and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 290 pages
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instrument. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...darkness come, — as come they must, — when the soul seeth not, when the sun is hid, and the stars withdraw their shining, we repair to the lamps which...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...Thinking must not be subdued by his i ; instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When - " S" f he can read God directly, the hour is too precious...men's transcripts of their readings. But when the inII tervals of darkness come, as come they must, — when the sun is, tl is hid, and the stars withdraw...
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Nature: Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 372 pages
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...which were kindled by their ray, to guide our steps to tli3 East again, whsre the dawn is. We hear, that we may speak. The Arabian proverb says, " A fig-tree,...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 5

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking, must not .be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...too precious to be wasted in other men's transcripts ^eadings. But when the intervals of darkness come, as come they must, — when the sun is hid, and...
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