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" The earth is a point not only in respect of the heavens above us, but of that heavenly and celestial part within us. That mass of flesh that circumscribes me, limits not my mind. That surface that tells the heavens it hath an end, cannot persuade me I... "
The New Monthly Magazine - Page 17
1833
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Sir Edward Lytton, Volume 2

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1841
...— for the other I use it but like my globe, and turn it round sometimes for my recreation. . . . The earth is a point not only in respect of the heavens...limits not my mind. That surface that tells the heavens it hath an end, cannot persuade me I have any. . . . Whilst I study to find how I am a microcosm or...
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Religio Medici: To which is Added Hydriotaphia, Or Urn-burial; a Discourse ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1841 - 266 pages
...examine the whole passage, which is full of eloquence, and of piety no less. " The earth," he observes, " is a point, "not only in respect of the heavens above...but of that heavenly and celestial part within us." It is quite clear that these words carry us beyond the circle of egotism, and merge all idea of individual...
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The Dial: A Magazine for Literature, Philosophy, and Religion, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, George Ripley - Transcendentalism - 1841
...err in my altitude, for I am above Atlas his shoulders. The earth is not only a point in respect to the heavens above us, but of that heavenly and celestial part within us. That mass of flesh which circumscribes me, limits not my mind. That surface that tells the heavens they have an end, cannot...
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Religio Medici [and] Its Sequel Christian Morals

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1844 - 226 pages
...perusing only my condition and fortunes, do err in my altitude, for I am above Atlas his shoulders. The earth is a point not only in respect of the heavens...not my mind ; that surface that tells the heavens it hath an end, cannot persuade me I have any: I take my circle to be above three hundred and sixty...
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Religio Medici. Its sequel, Christian Morals ... With resemblant passages ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1844 - 275 pages
...perusing only my condition and fortunes, do err in my altitude, for I am above Atlas his shoulders. The earth is a point not only in respect of the heavens...mass of flesh that circumscribes me, limits not my T mind; that surface that tells the heavens it hath an end, cannot persuade me I have any: I take my...
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Religio Medici [and] Its Sequel Christian Morals

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1844 - 275 pages
...perusing only my condition and fortunes, do err in my altitude, for I am above Atlas his shoulders. The earth is a point not only in respect of the heavens...mass of flesh that circumscribes me, limits not my T mind; that surface that tells the heavens it hath an end, cannot persuade me I have any : I take...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 24

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1844
...silence. Tliat fleeting noise is our posthumous renown. ' The earth ilself,' says the great MILTON, ' is a point, not only in respect of the heavens above us, bul of that heavenly and celestial part within us. The mass of flesh that circumscribes me, limits...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...on — for the other I use it but like my globe, and turn it round sometimes for my recreation. ' * re a city stands, Built nobly, pure the air, and light the soil ; Athens, the heavenlj and celestial part within us. That mass of flesh that circumscribes me, limits not my mind....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...on — for the other I use it but like my globe, and turn it round sometimes for my recreation. * * The earth is a point not only in respect of the heavens...limits not my mind. That surface that tells the heavens it hath an end, cannot persuade me I have any. * * Whilst I study to find how I am a microcosm or little...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...on — for the other I use it but like my globe, and turn it round sometimes for my recreation. * * The earth is a point not only in respect of the heavens...limits not my mind. That surface that tells the heavens it hath an end, can not persuade me I have any. * * Whilst I study to find how I am a microcosm or...
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