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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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Man and the Divine Order: Essays in the Philosophy of Religion and in ...

Horatio Willis Dresser - 1903 - 448 pages
...The one thing of value is the active soul, and man is truly active when he lives with God. " When we can read God directly, the hour is too precious to...wasted in other men's transcripts of their readings." 1 In the Over-soul Emerson has come nearest to telling what he meant by this divine element. The language...
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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - 1904 - 481 pages
...Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. When we can read God directly, the hour is too precious to...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...
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Emerson, Poet and Thinker

Elisabeth Luther Cary - 1904 - 284 pages
...warped by its attraction clean out of my own orbit, and made a satellite instead of a system. . . . Books are for the scholar's idle times. When he can...precious to be wasted in other men's transcripts of their readings."1 There were moments, nevertheless, when this shifting interest seemed to him his " cardinal...
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Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Michigan. Department of Public Instruction - 1904
...a system. The one thing of value is the active soul. • • * Books are for the scholar's. active times. When he can read God directly, the hour is...wasted in other men's transcripts of their readings." Express in your own words Emerson's idea of the comparative value of reading and "Man-Thinking." 4....
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 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...repair to the lamps which were kindled by their ray, to 5934: guide ourjsteps to the East again, where the dawn is. We hear, that wejnay speak. The Arabian...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...That which flows out. 2 Self-searching. 8 Injury. 4 Imitated Shakespeare. dued by^his instruments. Books are for the scholar's idle times.' When he can...readings. But when the intervals of darkness come, 5 as come they must, — when the sun is hid and the stars withdraw their shining, — we repair to...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 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...of darkness come, as come they must, — when the soul seeth not, when the sun is hid 5 and the stars withdraw their shining, — we repair to the lamps...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...way of reading, so it be sternly subordinated. Man Thinking must not be subdued by his instruisments. Books are for the scholar's idle times. - When he...withdraw their shining, — we repair to the lamps which 20 were kindled by their ray, to guide our steps to the East again, where the dawn is. We hear, that...
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The Lawrence Reader and Speaker: A Compilation of Masterpieces in Poetry and ...

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1911 - 351 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...in other men's transcripts of their readings. But [119] when the intervals of darkness come, as come they must, — when the sun is hid, and the stars...
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The Mid-west Quarterly

1915
...be influenced by genius. "Books," he says in a familiar passage, "are for the scholar's idle time. When he can read God directly, the hour is too precious...wasted in other men's transcripts of their readings." " I had rather never read a book than be warped by its attraction clean out of my own orbit and become...
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