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" Knowledge before — a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy. "
The Writings of Henry David Thoreau - Page 294
by Henry David Thoreau - 1803
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The Midworld of Symbols and Functioning Objects

John William Miller - 1982 - 200 pages
...form of the actual, that is, of local control, is never complete. This is not because there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy. It is not gluttony for more "things," an insatiable appetite, that reveals the inherent finitude and inherent...
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Otto Hahn and the Rise of Nuclear Physics

W. R. Shea - 1983 - 274 pages
...macroscopically. I will wait and see before expressing an opinion, but I always feel 'there are more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamed of in our Philosophy.' " 126 Pauli's earlier reaction, in July 1929, as described by Bromberg, was even more strongly negative,...
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Dark Eden: The Swamp in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

David Miller - 1989 - 368 pages
...revelation of the insufficiency of all that we called knowledge before, - a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy" (p. 240). Even Thoreau's phrasing in this statement bespeaks the dispersal of energies and sensitivities...
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Collected Writings, 1920-1950

Alfred Korzybski - 1990 - 952 pages
...aerial in New York for over thirty years. And even though Hamlet correctly observed that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy, when we try to explain a phenomenon we must not overlook principles of common knowledge, no matter...
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Nature and Walking

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau - 1994 - 148 pages
...revelation of the insufficiency of all that we called Knowledge before, — a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in...serenely and with impunity in the face of the sun: 'Qc, Tt. vocuv, oi) KEWOV votioeig, — "You will not perceive that, as perceiving a particular thing,"...
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The Idea of Wilderness: From Prehistory to the Age of Ecology

Max Oelschlaeger - 1991 - 506 pages
...highest that we can attain to is not Knowledge, but Sympathy with Intelligence. . . . [Tjhere are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy." Cosmos, he intuited, is Heraclitean, and capital "K" knowledge, be this scientific or humanistic, philosophical...
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The Essays of Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau - 1992 - 260 pages
...we called Knowledge before, — a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than arc dreamed of in our philosophy. It is the lighting up...serenely and with impunity in the face of the sun: liq ti vorov, o\) Ketvov voT\atic,, "You will not perceive that, as perceiving a particular thing,"...
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Virginal Sexuality and Textuality in Victorian Literature: Essays in ...

Lloyd Davis - 1993 - 272 pages
...matter-of-fact Champnell has the last word on the subject: "experience has taught me that there are indeed more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy, and I am quite prepared to believe that the so-called Beetle, which others saw, but I never, was —...
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In Search of Dreamtime: The Quest for the Origin of Religion

Tomoko Masuzawa - 1993 - 233 pages
...expectation. So that there was nothing left for me but to remember the wise saying that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy. Anyone who could succeed in eliminating his pre-existing convictions even more thoroughly could no...
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Reimagining Thoreau

Robert Milder - 1995 - 266 pages
...revelation of the insufficiency of all that we called Knowledge before, - a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in...serenely and with impunity in the face of the sun. (EP 240) By the early 1850s, when "Walking" was first drafted, Thoreau knew his own mind in a way that...
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