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" The universal soul is the alone creator of the useful and the beautiful; therefore to make anything useful or beautiful, the individual must be submitted to the universal mind. "
The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 297
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902
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The Dial: A Magazine for Literature, Philosophy, and Religion, Volume 1

Margaret Fuller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, George Ripley - 1841 - 564 pages
...the key to the history of Art. I hasten to state the principle which prescribes, through different means, its firm law to the useful and the beautiful...individual must be submitted to the universal mind. In the fiist place, let us consider this in reference to the useful arts. Here the omnipotent agent is Nature;...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 98

1868 - 846 pages
...rays of one sun ; they translate each other's laws into new languages. The law as it appears in art is this : the Universal Soul is the alone creator...individual must be submitted to the universal mind. lie speaks first of the omnipotence of nature in the useful arts : It was said, in allusion to the...
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Culture, Behavior, Beauty: Books, Art Eloquence. Power, Wealth, Illusions

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870 - 334 pages
...the key to the history of Art. I hasten to state the principle which prescribes, through different means, its firm law to the useful and the beautiful...of the useful and the beautiful; therefore, to make any thing useful or beautiful, the individual must be submitted to the universal mind. In the first...
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Society and Solitude: Twelve Chapters

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870 - 286 pages
...the key to the, history of Art. I hasten to state the principle which prescribes, through different means, its firm law to the useful and the beautiful arts. The law is this. The universal soul v is the alone creator of the useful and the beautiful ; therefore, to make anything useful or beautiful,...
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A Manual of Anthropology, Or, Science of Man: Based on Modern Research

Charles Bray - 1871 - 390 pages
...connected with all around, and we must put ourselves en rapportj and act harmoniously with them. " The universal soul is the alone creator of the useful...individual must be submitted to the universal mind." f We must follow Nature, who in the infinite ages has tried all ways, and transmitted only the best...
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A Manual of Anthropology: Or, Science of Man, Based on Modern Research

Charles Bray - 1871 - 398 pages
...connected with all around, and we must put ourselves en rapport, and act harmoniously with them. " The universal soul is the alone creator of the useful...the individual must be submitted to the universal mind."f We must follow Nature, who in the infinite ages has tried all ways, and transmitted only the...
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A Manual of Anthropology: Or, Science of Man, Based on Modern Research

Charles Bray - 1871 - 386 pages
...around, and we must put ourselves en rapport, and act harmoniously with them. " The universal so jl is the alone creator of the useful and the beautiful...the individual must be submitted to the universal * mind."f We must follow Nature, who in the infinite ages has tried all ways, and transmitted only...
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Society and Solitude: Twelve Chapters

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875 - 318 pages
...the key to the history of Art. I hasten to state the principle which prescribes, through different means, its firm law to the useful and the beautiful...or beautiful, the individual must be submitted to tha universal mind. In the first place, let us consider this in reference to the useful arts. Here...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 470 pages
...semblera beaucoup moins laid que le modele." Page 352, note I. " The universal soul is the alone ereator of the useful and the beautiful ; therefore to make...individual must be submitted to the universal mind." — " Art," Society and Solitude. Page 333, note I. These thoughts are expressed in his poem " The...
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Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, Volume 11

1879 - 680 pages
...hasten to stute the principle which prescribes, through different means, its firm law to the useful and beautiful arts. The law is this : The universal soul...individual must be submitted to the universal mind. * * * Beneath a necessity thus almighty, what is artificial in man's life seems insignificant. He seems...
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