The sacredness which attaches to the act of creation — the act of thought — is transferred to the record. The poet chanting was felt to be a divine man: henceforth the chant is divine also. The writer was a just and wise spirit : henceforward it is... Essays and Poems of Emerson - Página 291de Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 páginasVisualização completa
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...postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. . . . Yet hence arises a grave mischief. The sacredness...: 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...