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" Men esteem truth remote, in the outskirts of the system, behind the farthest star, before Adam and after the last man. In eternity there is indeed something true and sublime. But all these times and places and occasions are now and here. God himself culminates... "
The Environment and Science: Social Impact and Interaction - Página 249
por Christian C. Young - 2005 - 299 páginas
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The Woods and By-ways of New England

Wilson Flagg - 1872 - 442 páginas
...under the rustling leaves of the aspen and the musical moaning of the pine. " The universe," he said, " constantly and obediently answers to our conceptions...laid for us. Let us spend our lives in conceiving them. The poet or the artist never yet had so fair and nohle a design, but some of his posterity at...
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Roland Graeme: Knight: A Novel of Our Time

Agnes Maule Machar - 1906 - 285 páginas
...Love. Yet, we must all help on, as far as we can. I take comfort in a thought I found in my Thoreau — 'The universe constantly and obediently answers to...laid for us. Let us spend our lives in conceiving them. The poet or the artist never yet had so fair and noble a design, but some of his posterity at...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays for First-year Students Selected by the ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1923 - 428 páginas
...character, until the truth is revealed to it by some holy teacher, and then it knows itself to be Brahm." I perceive that we inhabitants of New England live...laid for us. Let us spend our lives in conceiving them. The poet or the artist never yet had so fair and noble a design but some of his posterity at...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 páginas
...character, until the truth is revealed to it by some holy teacher, and then it knows itself to be Brahtn." I perceive that we inhabitants of New England live...laid for us. Let us spend our lives in conceiving them. The poet or the artist never yet had so fair and noble a design but some of his posterity at...
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Seeing New Worlds: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Natural Science

Laura Dassow Walls - 1995 - 232 páginas
...and peril of the notion that nature "answers" to us: then it is up to us to put the right question. "The universe constantly and obediently answers to...we travel fast or slow, the track is laid for us" (97). The optimism echoes Emerson's in the opening of Nature: "whatever curiosity the order of things...
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Seeing New Worlds: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Natural Science

Laura Dassow Walls - 1995 - 232 páginas
...whole country" (117-18). To counter-act in such a world, we must all become practicing scientists. "Whether we travel fast or slow, the track is laid for us" (97). Who, then, laid that track? The building of the railroad instances the social injustice of man...
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Plain Sense of Things: The Fate of Religion in an Age of Normal Nihilism

James C. Edwards - 2010
...all what is sublime and noble only by the perpetual instil ling and drenching of the reality which surrounds us. The universe constantly and obediently...for us. Let us spend our lives in conceiving then. (399) "The universe constantly and obediently answers to our conceptions." Is that merely Thoreau's...
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From Origin to Ecology: Nature and the Poetry of W.S. Merwin

Jane Frazier - 1999 - 138 páginas
...explain what the awareness of the earth can mean to the human, as he does in one segment from Walden: And we are enabled to apprehend at all what is sublime...lives in conceiving then. The poet or the artist never had yet so fair and noble a design but some of his posterity at least could accomplish it.30 Thoreau's...
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Uncommon Learning: Thoreau on Education

Henry David Thoreau - 1999 - 128 páginas
...perpetual instilling and dienching of the reality which surrounds us. The universe constandy and obediendy answers to our conceptions; whether we travel fast...us spend our lives in conceiving then. The poet or artist never had so fair and noble a design but some of his posterity at least could accomplish it....
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Baghdad Express: A Gulf War Memoir

Joel Turnipseed - 2003 - 203 páginas
...remote, in the outskirts of the system, behind the last star, before Adam and after the last man. But.... The universe constantly and obediently answers to...we travel fast or slow, the track is laid for us.' Henry Thoreau." "Uh, Professa, I'm afraid you're gonna have to break it down for us," called Ebbers....
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