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Essays and Poems of Emerson - Page 291
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
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The Microcosm: Or, Little World of Home, Volumes 1-3

1835
...Each age, it is found, must write its own books ; or rather, each generation for the next sueceeding. The books of an older period will not fit this. Yet...the act of creation, — the act of thought, — is instantly transferred to the record. The poet chanting, was felt to be a divine man. Henceforth the...
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The Boston Quarterly Review, Volume 1

Orestes Augustus Brownson - American periodicals - 1838
...artist can entirely exclude the conventional, the local, the perishable from his book." " Hence arises a mischief. The sacredness which attaches to the act...divine man. Henceforth the chant is divine also." " Instantly, the book becomes noxious. Colleges are built on it. Books are written on it by thinkers,...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...respects, to a remote posterity, as to cotemporaries, or rather, to the second age. Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation...mischief. The sacredness which attaches to the act of creation,—the act of thought,—is instantly transferred to the record. The poet, chanting, was felt...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848
...contemporaries, or rather, to the second age. Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or, rather, F2 each generation for the next succeeding. The books of an older period will not fit this. Hence, instead of Man Thinking, we have the bookworm. Hence the book-learned class, who value books,...
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Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essays - 1849 - 383 pages
...respects, to a remote posterity, as to cotemporaries, or rather to the second age. Each age, it is found, must write its own books ; or rather, each generation...man: henceforth the chant is divine also. The writer was a just and wise spirit: henceforward it is settled, the book is perfect; as love of the hero corrupts...
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Miscellanies: embracing Nature, addresses, and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...respects, to a remote posterity, as to cotemporaries, or rather to the second age. Each age, it is found, must write its own books ; or rather, each generation...: henceforth the chant is divine also. The writer was a just and wise spirit : henceforward it is settled, the book is perfect ; as love of the hero...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Comprising His Essays ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866
...respects, to a remote posterity, as to contemporaries, or rather to the second age. Each age, it is found, must write its own books ; or rather, each generation...: henceforth the chant is divine also. The writer was a just and wise spirit : henceforward it is settled, the book is perfect; as love of the hero corrupts...
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Orations, Lectures, and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American literature - 1866 - 290 pages
...respects, to a remote posterity, as to cotemporaries, or rather, to the second age. Each age, it is found, must write its own books ; or, rather, each generation...the act of creation, — the act of thought, — is instantly transferred to the record. The poet, chanting, was felt to be a divine man ; henceforth,...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - History - 1870
...to a remote posterity, as to t cotemporaries, or rather to the second age. Each age, it is found, < must write its own books ; or rather, each generation...: henceforth the chant is divine also. The writer was a just and wise spirit: henceforward it is settled, the hook is perfect ; as love of the hero corrupts...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

1875
...respects, to a remote posterity, as to cotemporaries, or rather to the second age. Each age, it is found, must write its own books ; or rather, each generation...transferred to the record. The poet chanting, was felt to he a divine man : henceforth the chant is divine also. The writer was a just and wise spirit: henceforward...
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