Gazers to Genially
A Concordance to the Collected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson
Compiled by Eugene F. Irey
gazer, n. (1)
Thor 10.470 16 The redstart was flying about, and
presently the fine
grosbeaks, whose brilliant scarlet makes the rash gazer wipe his eye...
gazers, n. (1)
Nat2 3.178 12 It is when...the house is filled with
grooms and gazers, that
we turn from the people to find relief in the majestic men that are
by the pictures and the architecture.
gazes, v. (5)
LT 1.287 24 The main interest which any aspects of the
Times can have for
us, is the great spirit which gazes through them...
SwM 4.134 18 Though the agency of the Lord is in every
line referred to by
name [by Swedenborg], it never becomes alive. There is no lustre in
eye which gazes from the centre and which should vivify the immense
dependency of beings.
Art2 7.52 2 The galleries of ancient sculpture in
Naples and Rome strike no
deeper conviction into the mind than the contrast of the purity, the
expressed in these fine old heads, with the frivolity and grossness of
mob that exhibits and the mob that gazes at them.
EWI 11.147 19 The Intellect, with blazing eye, looking
from the beginning onward, gazes on this blot [slavery] and it
MAng1 12.244 15 The traveller from a distant continent,
who gazes on that
marble brow [bust of Michelangelo], feels that he is not a stranger in
Gazette, Banker's, n. (1)
ACri 12.294 6 ...[Shakespeare's] very sonnets are as
solid and close to
facts as the Banker's Gazette;...
gazette, n. (1)
Prch 10.231 20 I do not love sensation preaching...the
review of our
appearances and what others say of us! That you may read in the
Gazette, n. (1)
Pow 6.76 5 Stick to your brewery ([Rothschild] said this
to young Buxton), and you will be the great brewer of London. Be
brewer, and banker, and
merchant, and manufacturer, and you will soon be in the Gazette.
gazette, v. (1)
ACri 12.291 25 ...I sometimes wish that the Board of
carry out the project of a college for graduates of our universities,
editors and members of Congress and writers of books might repair, and
learn...to gazette those Americanisms which offend us in all journals.
gazetted, v. (3)
SR 2.60 11 Let the words [conformity, consistency] be
Supl 10.164 27 'T is very wearisome, this straining
talk, these experiences
all exquisite, intense and tremendous,-The best I ever saw; I never in
life! One wishes these terms gazetted and forbidden.
ACri 12.292 18 Vulgarisms to be gazetted, moiety used
for a small part;...
gazetteer, n. (2)
Nat2 3.177 11 ...I suppose that such a gazetteer as
wood-cutters and Indians
should furnish facts for, would take place in the most sumptuous
of all the Wreaths and Flora's chaplets of the bookshops;...
Ctr 6.138 14 We can spare...your gazetteer...
Gazettes, Literary, n. (1)
EurB 12.369 12 ...the Court Journals and Literary
Gazettes were not well
pleased, and voted the poet [Wordsworth] a bore.
gazettes, v. (1)
ACri 12.293 8 Every age gazettes a quantity of words
which it has used up.
gazing, v. (3)
Exp 3.66 17 You love the boy...gazing at a drawing or a
Bhr 6.178 14 When a thought strikes us, the eyes fix
and remain gazing at a
Res 8.138 27 I like the sentiment of the poor woman
who, coming...for the
first time to the seashore, gazing at the ocean, said she was glad for
her life to see something which there was enough of.
gear, n. (4)
GoW 4.276 24 ...[Goethe] stripped [the Devil] of
Farm 7.142 20 [The farmer's] machine is of colossal
takes him long to understand its parts and its working. This pump never
sucks;...this machine is never out of gear;...
Res 8.139 11 Our Copernican globe is a great factory or
shop of power, with its rotating constellations, times and tides. The
machine is of colossal
size;...and it takes long to understand its parts and its workings.
never sucks;...this machine is never out of gear.
SMC 11.353 2 The aim of the hour was to reconstruct the
South; but first
the North had to be reconstructed. Its own theory and practice of
got sadly out of gear...
geese, n. (4)
LE 1.168 4 The honking of the wild geese flying by
night; the thin note of
the companionable titmouse in the winter day;...all, are alike
unattempted [by poets].
Supl 10.174 26 Nor is there in Nature itself any swell,
any brag, any strain
or shock, but a firm common sense...through all her ducks and geese;...
CL 12.151 6 The next day the Hylas were piping in every
pool, and a new
activity among the hardy birds...and the first northward flight of the
CL 12.161 19 By what compass the geese steer, and the
herring migrate, we would so gladly know.
gehenna, n. (1)
Ctr 6.166 17 ...at last culture shall absorb the chaos
gem, n. (8)
LT 1.278 26 ...a consent to solitude and inaction which
proceeds out of an
unwillingness to violate character, is the century which makes the gem.
Lov1 2.167 1 i was as a gem concealed;/ Me my burning
ray revealed./ Koran.
Pt1 3.35 1 The morning-redness happens to be the
favorite meteor to the
eyes of Jacob Behmen, and comes to stand to him for truth and faith;
and, he believes, should stand for the same realities to every reader.
But the first
reader prefers as naturally the symbol of...a jeweller polishing a gem.
Gts 3.161 14 The only gift is a portion of thyself. ...
Therefore the poet
brings his poem;...the miner, a gem;...
Pow 6.57 16 On the neck of the young man, said Hafiz,
sparkles no gem so
gracious as enterprise.
Bty 6.306 13 ...there is a climbing scale of culture,
from the first agreeable
sensation which a sparkling gem or a scarlet stain affords the eye...
Boks 7.196 16 Now and then, by rarest luck, is some
foolish Grub Street is
the gem we want.
MLit 12.332 17 Life for [Goethe]...has a gem or two
more on its robe; but
its old eternal burden is not relieved;...
gems, n. (8)
ET7 5.119 5 [The English] are not fond of ornaments, and
if they wear
them, they must be gems.
ET11 5.195 13 Already...the English noble and squire
were preparing for
the career of the country-gentleman and his peaceable expense. They
from city to city...gathering seeds, gems, coins and divers
curiosities, preparing for a private life thereafter...
Bty 6.304 27 The poets are quite right in decking their
mistresses with the
spoils of the landscape, flower-gardens, gems...
PPo 8.242 25 These legends [of Persian kings],
with...pearl-diving, and the
virtues of gems;...make the staple imagery of Persian odes.
PPo 8.260 16 They strew in the path of kings and czars/
Jewels and gems of
price:/ But for thy head I will pluck down stars,/ And pave thy way
Edc1 10.132 21 ...presently the aroused intellect finds
gold and gems in one
of these scorned facts...
CL 12.153 16 ...on the shore...[the sea] is changed
into a beauty as of gems
Pray 12.350 2 Not with fond shekels of the tested
gold,/ Nor gems whose
rates are either rich or poor/ As fancy values them; but with true
genealogy, n. (1)
NMW 4.252 23 ...Rome and Austria, centres of tradition
and genealogy, opposed [Napoleon].
Genelas [The Boy and the M (2)
Hist 2.35 4 In the story of the Boy and the Mantle even
a mature reader
may be surprised with a glow of virtuous pleasure at the triumph of the
DL 7.123 13 The innocent Venelas alone could wear [the
genera, n. (1)
Hist 2.13 17 Genius detects...through all genera the
general, adj. (146)
Nat 1.5 5 In inquiries so general as our present one,
the inaccuracy [of
terminology] is not material;...
Nat 1.12 7 Under the general name of commodity, I rank
advantages which our senses owe to nature.
Nat 1.14 15 ...I shall leave [examples of the useful
arts] to the reader's
reflection, with the general remark, that this mercenary benefit is one
has respect to a farther good.
Nat 1.16 2 ...besides this general grace diffused over
nature, almost all the
individual forms are agreeable to the eye...
Nat 1.59 5 ...there is something ungrateful in
expanding too curiously the
particulars of the general proposition, that all culture tends to imbue
DSA 1.128 4 These general views...find abundant
illustration in the history
DSA 1.128 5 These general views, which, while they are
general, none will
contest, find abundant illustration in the history of religion...
LE 1.156 1 ...the scholar by every thought he thinks
extends his dominion
into the general mind of men...
LE 1.165 9 ...what hinders [men] in the particular is
predominance of the finite and individual over the general truth.
MN 1.215 3 To every reform...early disgusts are
incident, so that the
disciple is surprised at the very hour of his first triumphs with
sickness, and a general distrust;...
MN 1.216 12 The doctrine in vegetable physiology of the
presence or the
general influence of any substance over and above its chemical
influence... is more predicable of man.
MR 1.227 2 I wish to offer to your consideration some
thoughts on the
particular and general relations of man as a reformer.
MR 1.230 14 It cannot be wondered at that this general
inquest into abuses
should arise in the bosom of society...
MR 1.230 25 ...The ways of commerce...are now in their
general course so
vitiated by derelictions and abuses at which all connive, that it
more vigor and resources than can be expected of every young man, to
himself in them;...
MR 1.232 13 ...the general system of our trade...is a
system of selfishness;...
LT 1.265 12 Could we...indicate those who most
accurately represent every
good and evil tendency of the general mind...we should have a series of
sketches which would report to the next ages the color and quality of
LT 1.266 14 Now and then comes...a...soul, more
informed and led by
God...which...predicts what shall soon be the general fulness;...
LT 1.269 22 How can such a question as the Slave-trade
be agitated for
forty years by...without throwing great light on ethics into the
LT 1.271 5 There is a perfect chain...of reforms...each
cherishing some part
of the general idea...
Con 1.299 14 ...[conservatism] thinks there is a
general law without a
Con 1.299 21 ...whilst we do not go beyond general
statements, it may be
safely affirmed of these two metaphysical antagonists [Conservatism and
Reform], that each is a good half, but an impossible whole.
Con 1.305 24 On these and the like grounds of general
statement, conservatism plants itself without danger of being
Con 1.319 25 If any man resist and set up a foolish
hope he has entertained
as good against the general despair, Society frowns on him...
Tran 1.342 13 ...[Transcendentalists] shun general
Tran 1.349 16 As to the general course of living, and
employments of men, [Transcendentalists] cannot see much virtue in
YA 1.373 22 ...we cannot shed a hair or a paring of a
nail but instantly [Nature] snatches at the shred and appropriates it
to the general stock.
YA 1.386 6 If any man has a talent...for combining a
enterprises to a general benefit, let him in the county-town...put up
his sign-board, Mr. Smith, Governor...
YA 1.387 22 In every age of the world there has been a
leading nation... whose eminent citizens were willing to stand for the
interests of general
justice and humanity...
Hist 2.38 10 I will not now go behind the general
statement to explore the
reason of this correspondency.
SR 2.55 19 There is a mortifying experience in
particular, which does not
fail to wreak itself also in the general history;...
SL 2.141 5 This talent and this call depend on...the
mode in which the
general soul incarnates itself in [a man].
Lov1 2.169 6 Nature...anticipates already a benevolence
which shall lose
all particular regards in its general light.
Cir 2.304 21 Every general law [is] only a particular
fact of some more
Cir 2.304 22 Every general law [is] only a particular
fact of some more
Pt1 3.4 27 ...this hidden truth, that the fountains
whence all this river of
Time and its creatures floweth are intrinsically ideal and beautiful,
to the consideration of the nature and functions of the Poet, or the
Beauty;...and to the general aspect of the art in the present time.
Mrs1 3.140 3 ...besides the general infusion of wit to
heighten civility, the
direct splendor of intellectual power is ever welcome in fine society
costliest addition to its rule and its credit.
Mrs1 3.154 4 Are you...rich enough to make...even the
poor insane or
besotted wreck of man or woman, feel the noble exception of your
and your house from the general bleakness and stoniness;...
Gts 3.159 5 I do not think this general insolvency [of
the world]...to be the
reason of the difficulty experienced at Christmas and New Year and
times, in bestowing gifts;...
Pol1 3.201 4 Meantime the education of the general mind
NR 3.226 21 When I meet a pure intellectual force or a
affection, I believe here then is man; and am presently mortified by
discovery that this individual is no more available to his own or to
general ends than his companions;...
NR 3.229 18 We adjust our instrument for general
observation, and sweep
the heavens as easily as we pick out a single figure in the terrestrial
NR 3.231 6 General ideas are essences.
NR 3.237 7 We like to come to a height of land and see
the landscape, just
as we value a general remark in conversation.
NR 3.237 9 ...it is not the intention of Nature that we
should live by general
NR 3.241 6 To embroil the confusion and make it
impossible to arrive at
any general statement,--when we have insisted on the imperfection of
individuals, our affections and our experience urge that every
entitled to honor...
NER 3.279 7 ...in spite of selfishness and frivolity,
the general purpose in
the great number of persons is fidelity.
NER 3.279 16 If it were worth while to run into details
doctrine of the latent but ever soliciting Spirit, it would be easy to
illustration in particulars of a man's equality to the Church...
UGM 4.10 2 A magnet must be made man in some...Oersted,
general mind can come to entertain its powers.
UGM 4.21 12 How to illustrate...the service rendered by
introduce moral truths into the general mind?...
MoS 4.176 24 Does the general voice of ages affirm any
MoS 4.185 21 ...although...the march of civilization is
a train of felonies,-- yet, general ends are somehow answered.
NMW 4.249 19 This deputy of the nineteenth century
[Napoleon] added to
his gifts a capacity for speculation on general topics.
GoW 4.270 16 [Goethe] appears at a time when a general
ET1 5.24 23 To judge from a single conversation,
[Wordsworth] made the
impression...of one who paid for his rare elevation by general tameness
ET3 5.40 5 It is...pretended that the enormous
consumption of coal in the
island [England] is also felt in modifying the general climate.
ET5 5.101 1 The boys [in England] know all that Hutton
knew of strata...or
Harvey of blood-vessels; and these studies, once dangerous, are in
fashion. So what is invented or known in agriculture...or in literature
and antiquities. A great ability...poured into the general mind...
ET10 5.167 2 ...the machine unmans the user. What he
gains in making
cloth, he loses in general power.
ET11 5.176 23 I have met somewhere with a historiette,
ET11 5.187 15 On general grounds, whatever tends to
form manners or to
finish men, has a great value.
ET12 5.211 3 In seeing these youths [at Oxford] I
believed I saw already an
advantage in vigor and color and general habit, over their
the American colleges.
ET13 5.223 19 [The Anglican Church] has a general good
amenity and mildness.
ET14 5.243 25 The later English want the faculty of
Plato and Aristotle, of
grouping men in natural classes by an insight of general laws...
ET14 5.251 5 ...if, going out of the region of dogma,
we pass into that of
general culture, there is no end to the graces and amenities, wit,
and erudition of the learned class [in England].
ET14 5.257 20 Through all his refinements...[Tennyson]
has reached the
public,--a certificate of good sense and general power...
ET14 5.258 5 The best office of the best poets has been
to show how low
and uninspired was their general style...
ET15 5.262 27 Hundreds of clever Praeds and Freres and
Hoods and Hooks and Maginns and Mills and Macaulays, make poems, or
short essays for a journal...as they shoot and ride. It is a quite
arbitrary direction of their general ability.
ET18 5.299 17 [Englishmen's] political conduct is not
decided by general
ET18 5.304 14 [The English] do not occupy themselves on
general and lasting import...
ET18 5.308 3 By this general activity and by this
sacredness of individuals, [the English] have in seven hundred years
evolved the principles of
F 6.5 26 The Destinee, ministre general,/ That
executeth in the world over
al,/ The purveiance that God hath seen beforne,/ So strong it is/...Yet
sometime it shall fallen on a day/ That falleth not oft in a thousand
Pow 6.69 21 The excess of virility has the same
importance in general
history as in private and industrial life.
Wth 6.118 5 It is a general rule in that country
[England] that bigger
incomes do not help anybody.
Wsp 6.209 9 By the irresistible maturing of the general
mind, the Christian
traditions have lost their hold.
Wsp 6.212 21 It has been charged that a want of
sincerity in the leading
men is a vice general throughout American society.
CbW 6.255 20 I do not think very respectfully of the
designs or the doings
of the people who went to California in 1849. It was...in the western
country, a general jail delivery of all the rowdies of the rivers.
Bty 6.287 11 ...there are many beauties; as, of general
nature, of the human
face and form...
Bty 6.298 23 ...short legs which constrain us to short,
mincing steps are a
kind of personal insult and contumely to the owner; and long
him to stoop to the general level of mankind.
Elo1 7.86 15 That is what we go to the court-house
for,--the statement of
the fact, and of a general fact...
DL 7.116 1 Aristides was made general receiver of
Boks 7.190 23 We owe to books those general benefits
which come from
high intellectual action.
Boks 7.211 21 ...[the Germans] take any general
topic...and write and quote
without method or end.
Cour 7.253 11 Self-love is, in almost all men, such an
they are incredulous of a man's habitual preference of the general good
Cour 7.258 2 ...the high price of courage indicates the
OA 7.323 7 Under the general assertion of the
well-being of age, we can
easily count particular benefits of that condition.
PI 8.31 27 ...[men of the world] admit the general
truth, but they and their
affair always constitute a case in bar of the statute.
SA 8.100 19 There is in America a general conviction in
the minds of all
mature men, that every young man of good faculty and good habits can by
perseverance attain to an adequate estate;...
Res 8.152 15 If I go into the woods in winter, and am
shown the thirteen or
fourteen species of willow that grow in Massachusetts, I learn
insignificant enough in the general bareness of the forest, yet a great
takes place in them between fall and spring;...
Imtl 8.328 1 These truths, passing out of
[Swedenborg's] system into
general circulation, are now met with every day...
Aris 10.39 11 I wish...men...who see general effects...
PerF 10.80 17 ...[the prisoner] took his flute out of
his pocket and began to
play...and the prisoner was by general consent of court and officers
to go his way without any money.
Chr2 10.94 20 He who doth a just action seeth therein
nothing of his own, but an inconceivable nobleness attaches to it,
because it is a dictate of the
Chr2 10.116 20 ...a few clergymen, with a more
theological cast of mind, retain the traditions, but they carry them
quietly. In general discourse, they
are never obtruded.
SovE 10.200 12 Certainly it is human to value a general
Schr 10.261 16 Literary men gladly acknowledge these
ties which find for
the homeless and the stranger a welcome where least looked for. But in
proportion as we are conversant with the laws of life, we have seen the
like. We are used to these surprises. This is but one operation of a
Schr 10.278 8 We have general intelligence, but no
Schr 10.284 23 Happy for more than yourself, a
benefactor of men, if you
can answer [life's questions] in works of wisdom, art or poetry;
on the general mind of men organic creations...
Plu 10.295 5 In France...Amyot's translation [of
Plu 10.303 26 ...in reading [Plutarch], I embrace the
particulars, and carry a
faint memory of the argument or general design of the chapter;...
LLNE 10.337 4 ...whether by a reaction of the general
mind against the too
formal science, religion and social life of the earlier period,-there
the first quarter of our nineteenth century, a certain sharpness of
LLNE 10.338 22 The result [of Modern Science] in
literature and the
general mind was a return to law;...
LLNE 10.342 13 I think there prevailed at that time a
general belief in
Boston that there was some concert of doctrinaires to establish certain
EzRy 10.388 20 When Put Merriam...had the effrontery to
call on the
Doctor [Ezra Ripley] as an old acquaintance, in the midst of general
conversation Mr. Frost came in...
LS 11.16 1 One general remark before quitting this
branch of this subject [the Lord's Supper].
LS 11.20 13 The general object and effect of the
ordinance [the Lord's
Supper] is unexceptionable.
HDC 11.49 11 It is the consequence of this institution
[the town-meeting] that not a school-house...a mill-dam, hath
been...altered, or bought, or sold, without the whole population of
this town [Concord] having a voice in the
affair. A general contentment is the result.
HDC 11.54 10 Such was...the success of the general
of the Indians], that, in 1676, there were five hundred and sixty-seven
HDC 11.63 14 In 1689, Concord partook of the general
indignation of the
province against Andros.
HDC 11.72 13 On 13th March , at a general review
of all the
military companies [of Concord], [William Emerson] preached to a very
HDC 11.81 4 In 1786, when the general sufferings drove
the people in
parts of Worcester and Hampshire counties to insurrection, a large
armed insurgents arrived in this town [Concord]...
LVB 11.94 21 On the broaching of this question [of the
moral character of
government], a general expression of despondency, of disbelief that any
good will accrue from a remonstrance on an act of fraud and robbery,
appeared in those men to whom we naturally turn for aid and counsel.
EWI 11.115 4 Some American captains left the shore and
put to sea [at the
announcement of emancipation in the West Indies], anticipating
insurrection and general murder.
EWI 11.117 27 I may here express a general remark,
which the history of
slavery seems to justify...
War 11.151 5 It has been a favorite study of modern
the rising of a thought in one man's mind...its expansion and general
War 11.151 9 Looked at in this general and historical
way, many things
wear a very different face from that they show near by, and one at a
War 11.160 22 Cannot peace be, as well as war? This
thought is...the rising
of the general tide in the human soul...
War 11.162 22 ...we never make much account of
objections which merely
respect the actual state of the world at this moment, but which admit
general expediency and permanent excellence of the project.
FSLC 11.200 1 When a moral quality comes into
principles are laid bare...
FSLN 11.220 12 I saw that a great man [Webster],
deservedly admired for
his powers and their general right direction, was able...when he
carry parties with him.
FSLN 11.224 2 ...with a general ability which impresses
all the world, there
is not a single general remark...that can pass into literature from
FSLN 11.224 3 ...there is not a single general
remark...that can pass into
literature from [Webster's] writings.
FSLN 11.229 19 ...I suppose that liberty is an accurate
index, in men and
nations, of general progress.
FSLN 11.231 10 [Reasonable men] side with Carolina, or
with Arkansas, only to make a show of Whig strength, wherewith to
resist a little longer
this general ruin.
FSLN 11.237 12 ...a man cannot steal without incurring
the penalties of the
thief...though there be a general conspiracy among scholars and
persons to hold him up...
ACiv 11.301 9 A democratic statesman said to me...that,
if he owned the
state of Kentucky, he would manumit all the slaves, and be a gainer by
transaction. Is this new? No, everybody knows it. As a general economy
ACiv 11.301 24 ...the eager interest of the few
overpowers the apathetic
general conviction of the many.
ACiv 11.304 22 We are advanced some ages on the
war-state,-to trade, art
and general cultivation.
SMC 11.365 10 ...the regimental officers believed, what
is now the general
conviction of the country, that the misfortunes of the day [battle of
Run] were not so much owing to the fault of the troops as to the
insufficiency of the combinations by the general officers.
SMC 11.365 14 ...the regimental officers
believed...that the misfortunes of
the day [battle of Bull Run] were not so much owing to the fault of the
troops as to the insufficiency of the combinations by the general
Wom 11.406 24 ...the general voice of mankind has
agreed that [women] have their own strength;...
Wom 11.418 6 ...for the general charge [that women are
temperamental]: no doubt it is well founded.
FRep 11.529 20 The men, the women, all over this land
exclamations of impatience and indignation at what is short-coming or
unbecoming in the government...ever on broad grounds of general
FRep 11.542 21 ...man seems to play...a certain part
that even tells on the
general face of the planet...
PLT 12.40 21 The game of Intellect is the perception
that whatever befalls
or can be stated is a universal proposition; and contrariwise, that
general statement is poetical again by being particularized or
PLT 12.52 17 ...to arrange general reflections in their
continuity is for the great.
PLT 12.56 26 We are continually tempted to sacrifice
genius to talent...and
we buy this freedom to glitter by the loss of general health.
CL 12.157 19 Our schools and colleges strangely neglect
education of the eye.
CW 12.179 12 ...there is a general sense which the best
knowledge of the
particular alphabet [of Nature] leaves unexplained.
Bost 12.195 27 The universality of an elementary
education in New
England is her praise and her power in the whole world. To the schools
succeeds the village lyceum,-now very general throughout all the
towns of New England...
MAng1 12.225 8 The news of [Michelangelo's] departure
general concern in Florence...
Milt1 12.250 3 Only its general aim, and a few elevated
passages, can save [Milton's Defence of the English People].
Milt1 12.252 20 We think we have seen and heard
criticism upon [Milton'
s] poems, which the bard himself would have more valued than the
recorded praise of Dryden, Addison and Johnson, because it...was...more
welcome to the poet than the general and vague acknowledgment of his
genius by those able but unsympathizing critics.
Milt1 12.269 1 [Milton's] birth fell upon the agitated
years when the
discontents of the English Puritans were fast drawing to a head against
tyranny of the Stuarts. No period has surpassed that in the general
ACri 12.293 1 Vulgarisms to be gazetted...as a general
MLit 12.313 19 We say, in accordance with the general
view I have stated, that the single soul feels its right to be no
longer confounded with numbers...
PPr 12.385 22 ...we may easily fail in expressing the
general objection [to
Carlyle's Past and Present] which we feel.
Let 12.395 22 It were fit to forbid concert and
calculation in this particular... if we were up to the mark of
self-denial and faith in our general activity.
General Assembly, n. (2)
Elo2 8.117 24 A worthy gentleman...listening to the
debates of the General
Assembly of the Scottish Kirk in Edinburgh...went to [Dr. Hugh Blair]
offered him one thousand pounds sterling if he would teach him to speak
with propriety in public.
HDC 11.79 4 In June , the General Assembly of
resolved to raise 5000 militia for six months...
General Court, n. (21)
HDC 11.32 5 [The pilgrims] petitioned the General Court
for a grant of a
HDC 11.32 14 The grant of the General Court was but a
HDC 11.41 17 Mr. Bulkeley, by his generosity, spent his
estate, and, doubtless in consideration of his charges, the General
Court, in 1639, granted him 300 acres towards Cambridge;...
HDC 11.44 4 [The colonists'] wants, their poverty,
convenience made them bold to ask of the Governor and of the General
HDC 11.44 17 As early as 1633, the office of townsman
appears [in New England], who seems first to have been appointed by the
HDC 11.44 18 In 1635, the [General] Court say, whereas
have many things which concern only themselves, it is Ordered, that the
freemen of every town shall have power to dispose of their own lands
woods, and choose their own particular officers.
HDC 11.46 6 ...[John Winthrop] advised, seeing the
freemen were grown
so numerous, to send deputies from every town once in a year to revise
laws and to assess all monies. And the General Court, thus constituted,
needed to go into separate session from the Council, as they did in
become essentially the same assembly they are to this day.
HDC 11.51 17 In 1644, Squaw Sachem, the widow of
two sachems of Wachusett...intimated their desire...to learn to read
word and know God aright; and the General Court acted on their request.
HDC 11.54 2 At the instance of [John] Eliot, in 1651,
[the Indians'] desire
was granted by the General Court, and Nashobah, lying near Nagog
Pond... became an Indian town...
HDC 11.56 1 In 1643, one seventh or one eighth part of
the inhabitants [of
Concord] went to Connecticut with Reverend Mr. Jones, and settled
Fairfield. Weakened by this loss, the people begged to be released from
part of their rates, to which the General Court consented.
HDC 11.56 24 The General Court, in 1647...Ordered, that
after the Lord had increased them to the number of fifty house-holders,
shall appoint one to teach all children to write and read;...
HDC 11.62 19 Before 1666, 15,000 acres had been added
by grants of the
General Court to the original territory of the town [Concord]...
HDC 11.65 4 The charges of education and of
legislation, at this period, seem to have afflicted the town [Concord];
for they vote to petition the
General Court to be eased of the law relating to providing a
HDC 11.65 6 The charges of education and of
legislation, at this period, seem to have afflicted the town [Concord];
for they vote to petition the
General Court to be eased of the law relating to providing a
school-master; happily, the Court refused;...
HDC 11.65 22 It is an article in the selectmen's
warrant for the town-meeting, to see if the town [Concord] will lay in
for a representative not
exceeding four pounds. Captain Minott was chosen, and after the General
Court was adjourned received of the town for his services, an allowance
three shillings per day.
HDC 11.67 26 From the appearance of the article in the
warrant, in 1765, to see if the town will give the Representative any
instructions about any important affair to be transacted by the General
Court, concerning the Stamp Act, to the peace of 1783, the [Concord]
Records breathe a resolute and warlike spirit...
HDC 11.80 15 [The country towns] were jealous lest the
should pay itself too liberally...
HDC 11.80 20 ...our fathers must be forgiven by their
charitable posterity, if, in 1782...it was Voted that the person who
should be chosen
representative to the General Court should receive 6s. per day...
HDC 11.80 23 ......it was Voted [by Concord] that the
person who should
be chosen representative to the General Court should receive 6s. per
day, whilst in actual service, an account of which time he should bring
town, and if it should be that the General Court should resolve, that,
pay should be more than 6s., then the representative shall be hereby
directed to pay the overplus into the town treasury.
HDC 11.81 23 It was put to the town of Concord, in
October, 1776, by the
Legislature, whether the existing house of representatives should enact
constitution for the State? The town answered No. The General Court,
notwithstanding, draughted a constitution, sent it here...
EWI 11.131 20 The Governor of Massachusetts is a
Court is a dishonored body, if they make laws which they cannot
General Court of Massachuse (1)
Bost 12.195 12 The General Court of Massachusetts, in
1647, To the end
that learning may not be buried in the graves of the forefathers,
ordered, that every township, after the Lord has increased them to the
fifty householders, shall appoint one to teach all children to write
general, n. (45)
Nat 1.37 1 Our dealing with sensible objects is a
constant exercise in the
necessary lessons...of ascent from particular to general;...
LE 1.157 11 It suffices me to say, in general, that the
diffidence of mankind
in the soul has crept over the American mind...
LE 1.165 1 Able men, in general, have good
MR 1.240 21 In general one may say that the
husbandman's is the oldest
and most universal profession...
Con 1.316 20 ...what holds in particular, holds in
YA 1.373 17 It is because Nature thus saves and uses,
laboring for the
general, that we poor particulars...find it so hard to live.
Hist 2.11 15 When [Belzoni] has satisfied himself, in
general and in detail, that [Thebes] was made by such a person as
he...the problem is solved;...
Comp 2.118 16 In general, every evil to which we do not
succumb is a
Mrs1 3.144 19 The artist, the scholar, and, in general,
the clerisy, win their
way up into these places [of fashion] and get represented here,
on this footing of conquest.
UGM 4.19 22 [The great man's] class is extinguished
with him. In some
other and quite different field the next man will appear; not
Franklin, but now a great salesman...then a buffalo-hunting explorer,
semi-savage Western general.
SwM 4.120 15 A man is in general and in particular an
organized justice or
ShP 4.190 1 The Genius of our life...will not have any
individual great, except through the general.
NMW 4.238 25 It was a whimsical economy of the same
dictated [Bonaparte's] practice, when general in Italy, in regard to
NMW 4.245 5 Seventeen men in [Napoleon's] time were
common soldiers to the rank of king, marshal, duke, or general;...
ET6 5.109 12 Wellington...though a general of an army
in Spain, could not
stir abroad for fear of public creditors.
ET11 5.185 4 In general, all that is required of
[English nobility] is to sit
ET12 5.210 19 ...in general, here [at Oxford] was proof
of a more searching
study in the appointed directions...
ET13 5.225 2 The bill for the naturalization of the
Jews [in England] (in
1753) was resisted...by petition from the city of London, reprobating
bill, as...extremely injurious to the interests and commerce of the
ET14 5.244 7 ...a bad general wants myriads of men and
miles of redoubts
to compensate the inspirations of courage and conduct.
F 6.38 11 As the general says to his soldiers, If you
want a fort, build a fort.
Ctr 6.158 26 A man known to us only as a celebrity in
politics or in trade
gains largely in our esteem if we discover that he has some
or skill; as when we learn of Lord Fairfax, the Long Parliament's
general, his passion for antiquarian studies;...
Bty 6.294 23 ...in general, it is proof of high culture
to say the greatest
matters in the simplest way.
SS 7.13 1 ...[animal spirits'] feats are like the
structure of a pyramid. Their
result is a lord, a general, or a boon companion.
WD 7.176 25 A general, said Bonaparte, always has
troops enough, if he
only knows how to employ those he has, and bivouacs with them.
Boks 7.210 9 Earl Spencer bethought him like a prudent
general of useless
bloodshed and waste of powder...
Cour 7.264 20 The general must stimulate the mind of
his soldiers to the
perception that they are men, and the enemy is no more.
OA 7.327 25 He is serene...whose condition, in
particular and in general, allows the utterance of his mind.
SA 8.87 26 ...quite another class of our own youth I
should remind, of dress
in general, that some people need it and others need it not.
SA 8.88 1 ...a king or a general does not need a fine
QO 8.188 22 The mischief [of quotation] is quickly
punished in general
and in particular.
PPo 8.251 6 In general what is more tedious than
dedications or panegyrics
addressed to grandees?
Aris 10.49 24 The verdict of battles will best prove
Aris 10.53 10 Like a great general...[the eloquent man]
may wear his coat
out at elbows...if he will.
Aris 10.57 14 It was objected to Gustavus that he did
not better distinguish
between the duties of a carabine and a general...
Chr2 10.102 25 Such [self-reliant] souls...oftenest
appear solitary, like a
general without his command...
Supl 10.178 3 ...the European nations, and, in general,
all nations in
proportion to their civilization, understand the manufacture of iron.
MoL 10.253 4 Does any one doubt that a good general is
better than a park
LLNE 10.363 7 [Charles Newcomb was] A fine, subtle,
with an aplomb like a general...
MMEm 10.404 16 [Mary Moody Emerson] writes to her
Emerson, in 1833... I scarcely feel the sympathies of this life enough
agitate the pool. This in general, one case or so excepted, and even
this is a
relation to God through you.
FSLN 11.237 26 I suppose in general this is allowed,
that if you have a nice
question of right and wrong, you would not go with it to Louis
SMC 11.373 13 On his death-bed, [George Prescott]
received the needless
assurances of his general that he had done more than all his duty...
Wom 11.408 7 ...in general, no mastery in either of the
fine arts...has yet
been obtained by [women], equal to the mastery of men in the same.
MAng1 12.224 10 On the 24th of October, 1529, the
Prince of Orange, general of Charles V., encamped on the hills
surrounding the city [Florence]...
MAng1 12.225 16 By the treachery...of the general of
the Republic, Malatesta Baglioni, all [Michelangelo's] skill was
Milt1 12.277 25 Of [Milton's] prose in general, not the
style alone but the
argument also is poetic;...
General, n. (1)
HCom 11.342 4 Every nation punishes the General who is
General Office, n. (1)
LLNE 10.353 10 Could not the conceiver of [Fourier's]
design have also
believed...that the method of each associate might be trusted, as well
of his particular Committee and General Office...
generality, n. (1)
PPh 4.66 14 Of the five orders of things [said Plato],
only four can be
taught to the generality of men.
generalization, n. (23)
Cir 2.305 10 ...the principle that seemed to explain
nature will itself be
included as one example of a bolder generalization.
Cir 2.306 4 Fear not the new generalization.
Cir 2.309 3 ...the manners and morals of mankind are
all at the mercy of a
Cir 2.309 4 Generalization is always a new influx of
the divinity into the
Exp 3.73 5 The Chinese Mencius has not been the least
successful in his
Exp 3.73 16 In our more correct writing we give to this
name of Being...
PNR 4.80 9 Modern science, by the extent of its
generalization, has learned
to indemnify the student of man for the defects of individuals by
growth and ascent in races;...
NMW 4.229 13 ...Bonaparte superadded to this mineral
and animal force, insight and generalization...
ET14 5.244 11 The English shrink from a generalization.
Ill 6.320 16 ...what avails it that...our pretension of
property and even of
self-hood are fading with the rest, if, at last, even our thoughts are
finalities, but the incessant flowing and ascension reach these also,
thought which yesterday was a finality, to-day is yielding to a larger
Elo1 7.90 23 ...rapid generalization, humor, pathos,
are keys which the
Farm 7.145 15 The earth burns, the mountains burn and
decompose, slower, but incessantly. It is almost inevitable to push the
into higher parts of Nature...
PC 8.229 7 Every generalization shows the way to a
Insp 8.296 18 ...poppy-leaves are strewn when a
generalization is made;...
Aris 10.65 19 I do not know whether that word
sufficiently broad generalization to convey the deep and grave fact of
SovE 10.183 5 Since the discovery of Oersted that
electricity and magnetism are only forms of one and the same force...we
have continually suggested to us a larger generalization...
Prch 10.226 22 ...we can keep our religion, despite of
the violent railroads
SlHr 10.441 23 [Samuel Hoar] had little or no power of
FSLN 11.223 27 ...[Webster] wanted that deep source of
inspiration. Hence...the want of generalization in his speeches...
PLT 12.40 3 A perception is always a generalization.
Mem 12.99 23 The mind has a better secret in
generalization than merely
adding units to its list of facts.
Mem 12.110 5 With every broader generalization which
the mind makes... its retrospect is also wider.
Bost 12.204 3 ...I do not find in our [New England]
people, with all their
education, a fair share of originality of thought;...not any broad
generalizations, n. (9)
PPh 4.51 24 ...if we dare carry these generalizations a
step higher, and
name the last tendency of both [unity and diversity], we might say,
end of the one is escape from organization...and the end of the other
MoS 4.185 5 Man helps himself by larger
ET14 5.241 14 A few generalizations always circulate in
ET14 5.242 21 I cite these generalizations...merely to
indicate a class.
F 6.21 20 ...we must not run into generalizations too
CbW 6.272 9 Our conversation once and again has
apprised us...that a
mental power invites us whose generalizations are more worth for joy
for effect than anything that is now called philosophy or literature.
PC 8.211 17 The correlation of forces and the
polarization of light have
carried us to sublime generalizations...
SovE 10.187 10 The civil history of men might be traced
by the successive
meliorations as marked in higher moral generalizations;...
EdAd 11.391 14 Here is the standing problem of Natural
Science, and the
merits of her great interpreters to be determined; the encyclopaedical
Humboldt, and the intrepid generalizations collected by the author of
Vestiges of Creation [Robert Chambers].
generalize, v. (2)
MoS 4.185 6 The lesson of life is practically to
ET14 5.244 3 The Germans generalize...
generalized, v. (1)
Hist 2.21 10 ...all public facts are to be
individualized, all private facts are
to be generalized.
generalizer, n. (2)
PPh 4.40 3 Even the men of grander proportion suffer
some deduction from
the misfortune (shall I say?) of coming after this exhausting
PPh 4.40 6 ...it is fair to credit the broadest
generalizer [Plato] with all the
particulars deducible from his thesis.
generalizes, v. (1)
PI 8.24 12 [The intellect] compares, distributes,
generalizes and uplifts [surface facts] into its own sphere.
generalizing, v. (4)
Nat2 3.186 3 The child...individualizing everything,
generalizing nothing... lies down at night overpowered by the fatigue
which this day of continual
pretty madness has incurred.
NR 3.236 8 [Nature]...resents generalizing...
ET14 5.244 23 Burke was addicted to generalizing...
PI 8.72 5 Power of generalizing differences men.
generally, adv. (24)
MR 1.241 12 Neither would I shut my ears to the plea
of...men of study
Hsm1 2.262 3 Times of heroism are generally times of
Nat2 3.191 19 ...Boston, London, Vienna, and now the
generally of the world, are cities and governments of the rich;...
PPh 4.43 1 [Plato] says, in the Republic, Such a genius
must of necessity have, is wont but seldom in all its parts to meet in
man, but its different parts generally spring up in different persons.
NMW 4.229 8 To be sure there are men enough who are
things, as...mechanics generally;...
ET6 5.113 20 [the dinner] is reserved to the end of the
day, the family-hour
being generally six, in London...
ET7 5.126 4 Defoe, who knew his countrymen well, says
of them,--In close
intrigue, their faculty's but weak,/ For generally whate'er they know,
ET9 5.149 2 Their culture generally enables the
travelled English to avoid
any ridiculous extremes of this self-pleasing...
ET13 5.228 16 The English Church, undermined by German
led logically back to Romanism. But that was an element which only hot
heads could breathe: in view of the educated class, generally, it was
fact to front the sun;...
ET14 5.236 4 The ardor and endurance of [English]
study...and, generally, the easy exertion of power,--astonish...
ET17 5.296 7 ...perhaps it is a high compliment to the
cultivation of the
English generally, when we find such a man [as Wordsworth] not
DL 7.114 20 ...in getting wealth the man is generally
DL 7.124 6 ...it is pitiful to date and measure all the
facts and sequel of an
unfolding life from such a youthful and generally inconsiderate period
the age of courtship and marriage.
Imtl 8.340 16 Lord Bacon said: Some of the philosophers
who were least
divine denied generally the immortality of the soul...
SovE 10.186 1 ...we exaggerate when we represent these
two elements [belief and skepticism] as disunited; every man shares
them both; but it is
true that men generally are marked by a decided predominance of one or
the other element.
Plu 10.306 5 The plain speaking of Plutarch, as of the
generally...has a great gain for brevity...
LLNE 10.330 10 The popular religion of our fathers had
severe shocks from the new times;...from the slow but extraordinary
influence of Swedenborg; a man of prodigious mind, though as I think
tainted with a certain suspicion of insanity, and therefore generally
MMEm 10.409 2 it is so universal with all classes to
avoid contact with me [writes Mary Moody Emerson] that I blame none.
The fact has generally
increased piety and self-love.
LS 11.16 17 But it is said: Admit that the rite [the
Lord's Supper] was not
designed to be perpetual. What harm doth it? Here it stands, generally
HDC 11.61 3 Concord suffered little from the [King
Philip's] war. This is
to be attributed no doubt, in part, to the fact that troops were
HDC 11.62 3 It is the misfortune of Concord to have
disgraceful outrage upon the friendly Indians settled within its
February, 1676, which ended in their forcible expulsion from the town.
This painful incident is but too just an example of the measure which
Indians have generally received from the whites.
FSLN 11.238 13 The masters of slaves seem generally
anxious to prove
that they are not of a race superior in any noble quality to the
II 12.84 20 Men generally attempt, early in life, to
make their brothers, afterwards their wives, acquainted with what is
going forward in their
CL 12.137 2 ...the Professor [Linnaeus] was generally
attended by two
generals, n. (20)
Hist 2.25 11 ...[Xenophon's army] wrangle with the
generals on each new
SwM 4.140 17 ...Swedenborg's revelation is a
confounding of planes,--a
capital offence in so learned a categorist. This is...to carry
and its fopperies into the realm of essences and generals...
NMW 4.233 15 [Napoleon] is firm, sure...sacrificing
every thing,--money, troops, generals, and his own safety also, to his
NMW 4.235 18 [Napoleon] risked every thing and spared
ammunition, nor money, nor troops, nor generals, nor himself.
NMW 4.241 13 The best document of [Napoleon's] relation
to his troops is
the order of the day on the morning of the battle of Austerlitz, in
Napoleon promises the troops that he will keep his person out of reach
fire. This declaration, which is the reverse of that ordinarily made by
generals and sovereigns on the eve of a battle, sufficiently explains
devotion of the army to their leader.
NMW 4.244 13 If he felt himself their patron and the
founder of their
fortunes, as when he said I made my generals out of mud,--[Napoleon]
could not hide his satisfaction in receiving from them a seconding and
support commensurate with the grandeur of his enterprise.
NMW 4.245 1 I know, [Napoleon] said, the depth and
draught of water of
every one of my general.
NMW 4.253 22 [Napoleon] is unjust to his generals;...
Pow 6.69 4 The roisters who are destined for infamy at
home, if sent to
Mexico will...come back heroes and generals.
Wth 6.125 24 The merchant's economy is a coarse symbol
of the soul's
economy. ... It is to invest income; that is to say, to take up
CbW 6.258 23 Shakspeare wrote,--'T is said, best men
are moulded of their
faults;/ and great educators and lawgivers, and especially generals and
leaders of colonies, mainly rely on this stuff...
Elo1 7.79 10 Whoso can speak well, said Luther, is a
man. It was men of
this stamp that the Grecian States used to ask of Sparta for generals.
Cour 7.254 9 Men admire...the man...who, sitting in his
closet, can lay out
the plans of a campaign...such that the best generals and admirals,
is done, see that they must thank him for success;...
Cour 7.258 4 In war even generals are seldom found
eager to give battle.
Elo2 8.130 27 ...great generals do not fight many
battles, but conquer by
PPo 8.242 14 ...when [Afrasiyab] came to fight against
the generals of
Kaus, he was but an insect in the grasp of Rustem...
Imtl 8.323 8 ...one of [King Edwin's] nobles said to
him: The present life
of man, O king, compared with that space of time beyond...reminds me of
one of your winter feasts, where you sit with your generals and
Aris 10.46 20 I only point in passing to the order of
the universe, which
makes a rotation,-not like the coarse policy of the Greeks, ten
generals, each commanding one day and then giving place to the next...
HCom 11.341 21 It is not the Government, but the War,
that has appointed
the good generals...
CInt 12.117 1 ...[the scholars]...played the sycophant
to presidents and
generals and members of Congress...
general's, n. (2)
NER 3.275 12 ...a naval and military honor, a general's
this lustre for each candidate that they enable him to walk erect and
unashamed in the presence of some persons before whom he felt himself
Elo2 8.115 25 [The orator's speech] is action, as the
general's word of
command or chart of battle is action.
generate, v. (9)
SL 2.134 19 Did the wires generate the galvanism?
Nat2 3.184 9 It is not enough that we should have
matter, we must also
have a single impulse, one shove to launch the mass and generate the
harmony of the centrifugal and centripetal forces.
SwM 4.106 12 In the atom of magnetic iron [Swedenborg]
saw the quality
which would generate the spiral motion of sun and planet.
SwM 4.133 3 Swedenborg's system of the world...lacks
power to generate
F 6.29 24 There must be a fusion of [insight and
affection] to generate the
energy of will.
Cour 7.259 3 ...the protection which a house...even the
of savings gives, go in all times to generate this taint of the
Chr2 10.113 1 Ideas always generate enthusiasm.
EWI 11.100 11 It has been in all men's experience a
marked effect of the
enterprise in behalf of the African, to generate an overbearing and
SMC 11.355 6 ...armies, which are only wandering
cities, generate a vast
generated, v. (7)
Pt1 3.31 2 ...Socrates...tells us that the soul is cured
of its maladies by
certain incantations, and that these incantations are beautiful
which temperance is generated in souls;...
NER 3.269 25 A canine appetite for knowledge was
Wsp 6.232 3 ...a beautiful atmosphere is generated from
the planet by the
averaged emanations from all its rocks and soils.
Suc 7.306 6 Morals are generated as the atmosphere is.
PI 8.64 5 Is not poetry the little chamber in the brain
where is generated the
explosive force which, by gentle shocks, sets in action the
EdAd 11.385 1 The aspect this country presents is...an
of cunning machinery which turns out, at last, some Nuremberg toys. Has
generated, as some great interests do, any intellectual power?
Bost 12.186 1 What Vasari said...of the republican city
of Florence might
be said of Boston; that the desire for glory and honor is powerfully
generated by the air of that place...
generates, v. (9)
Nat 1.22 22 The intellectual and the active powers seem
to succeed each
other, and the exclusive activity of the one generates the exclusive
of the other.
YA 1.369 18 Any relation to the land...generates the
feeling of patriotism.
PNR 4.80 14 Modern science...generates a feeling of
ET6 5.114 6 The [English] dress-dinner generates a
talent of table-talk
which reaches great perfection...
PI 8.16 24 The bee flies among the flowers, and gets
mint and marjoram, and generates a new product...
PI 8.27 1 ...against all the appearance [the true poet]
sees and reports the
truth, namely that the soul generates matter.
Aris 10.43 5 ...a sound body must be at the root of any
manners and actions; a strong and supple frame which...generates the
of relying on a supply of power for all extraordinary exertions.
Aris 10.64 18 The habit of directing large affairs
generates a nobility of
thought in every mind of average ability.
Bost 12.197 3 ...the necessity, which always presses
the Northerner, of
providing fuel and many clothes and tight houses and much food against
long winter...generates in him that spirit of detail which is not grand
generating, v. (1)
SwM 4.108 20 The mind is a finer body, and resumes its
feeding, digesting, absorbing, excluding and generating, in a new and
generation, n. (73)
Nat 1.3 15 ...why should we...put the living generation
into masquerade out
of [the past's] faded wardrobe?
AmS 1.88 17 Each age...must write its own books; or
generation for the next succeeding.
LE 1.173 3 Thus is justice done to each generation and
MR 1.234 27 If the accumulated wealth of the past
generation is thus
tainted...we must begin to consider if it were not the nobler part to
MR 1.250 8 ...I see at once how paltry is all this
generation of unbelievers...
LT 1.268 9 Here is the innumerable multitude of those
who accept the state
and the church from the last generation...
LT 1.269 3 The actors constitute that great army of
the visible church of the existing generation.
LT 1.289 3 This ever renewing generation of appearances
rests on a reality, and a reality that is alive.
Con 1.319 17 Now that a vicious system of trade has
existed so long, it has
stereotyped itself in the human generation, and misers are born.
Tran 1.345 14 ...we...inquire...where are they who
represented to the last
generation that extravagant hope which a few happy aspirants suggest to
Tran 1.346 1 Will it be better with the new generation?
YA 1.374 20 ...the existing generation are conspiring
with a beneficence
which in its working for coming generations, sacrifices the passing
SL 2.154 21 ...to every generation [Plato's works] come
Cir 2.304 5 The extent to which this generation of
circles...will go, depends
on the force or truth of the individual soul.
Cir 2.314 21 Not through subtle subterranean channels
need friend and fact
be drawn to their counterpart, but...these things proceed from the
generation of the soul.
Cir 2.318 21 Whilst the eternal generation of circles
proceeds, the eternal
Int 2.335 2 [The constructive intellect] is the
generation of the mind...
Mrs1 3.126 7 Fortune will not supply to every
generation one of these well-appointed
Mrs1 3.146 7 ...there is still...some fanatic who
plants shade-trees for the
second and third generation...
Nat2 3.185 24 ...the wary Nature sends a new troop of
fairer forms, of
lordlier youths...and on goes the game again with a new whirl, for a
generation or two more.
NER 3.267 22 ...the speculations of one generation are
the history of the
PPh 4.39 18 ...every brisk young man who says in
succession fine things to
each reluctant generation...is some reader of Plato...
PNR 4.82 20 Whatever [Plato] looks upon discloses a
second sense, and
ulterior senses. His perception of the generation of contraries, of
of life and life out of death...
SwM 4.102 7 It seems that [Swedenborg] anticipated much
science of the
nineteenth century;...anticipated the views of modern astronomy in
to the generation of earths by the sun;...
SwM 4.108 25 Here again [in the brain] is the mystery
SwM 4.110 10 ...the circles of intellect relate to
those of the heavens. Each
law of nature has the like universality; eating...generation...
SwM 4.127 24 ...in the real or spiritual world the
nuptial union is not
momentary [to Swedenborg], but incessant and total; and chastity not a
local, but a universal virtue; unchastity being discovered as much in
trading, or planting, or speaking, or philosophizing, as in
ET10 5.168 21 ...Pitt, Peel and Robinson and their
Parliaments and their
whole generation...went to their graves in the belief that they were
enriching the country which they were impoverishing.
ET11 5.193 1 Dismal anecdotes abound, verifying the
gossip of the last
generation, of [English] dukes served by bailiffs...
F 6.4 2 We must begin our reform earlier still,-at
F 6.5 20 Our Calvinists in the last generation had
something of the same
F 6.8 6 Without...groping after...the obscurities of
alternate generation,- the forms of the shark...are hints of ferocity
in the interiors of nature.
F 6.12 11 ...in the second generation, if the like
genius appear, the health is
Art2 7.54 11 The first form in which [savages] built a
house would be the
first form of their public and religious edifice also. This form
immediately sacred in the eyes of their children, and...is imitated
splendor in each succeeding generation.
Farm 7.143 20 Nature, like a cautious testator, ties up
her estate so as not
to bestow it all on one generation...
Farm 7.151 2 There has been a nightmare bred in England
and spleen among landlords and loom-lords, namely, the dogma that...the
plight of every new generation is worse than of the foregoing...
Boks 7.201 17 The valuable part [of Greek history] is
the age of Pericles
and the next generation.
Clbs 7.238 8 ...[Odin] puts a question which none but
answer: What did Odin whisper in the ear of his son Balder, when Balder
mounted the funeral pile? The startled giant [Wafthrudnir]
death on my mouth have I spoken the fate-words of the generation of the
SA 8.102 22 Our gentlemen of the old school...were bred
types, and that style of breeding furnished fine examples in the last
SA 8.107 17 ...I believe...that intelligence, manly
education, virtuous life and elegant manners have been and are found
here, and, we hope, in the next generation will still more abound.
QO 8.183 16 ...[young men] are none the worse for being
already told, in
the last generation of Sheridan;...
QO 8.187 27 ...shall we say that...the existing
generation is invalided and
Imtl 8.331 15 Both [men] were men of distinction and
took an active part
in the politics of their day and generation.
Aris 10.48 17 Ennobling of one family is good for one
generation; not sure
Chr2 10.103 1 Such [self-reliant] souls...oftenest
those who can understand and uphold such appear rarely, not many,
perhaps not one, in a generation.
Chr2 10.106 13 Our horizon is not far, say one
generation, or thirty years...
Edc1 10.132 6 ...in history an idea always overhangs,
like the moon, and
rules the tide which rises simultaneously in all the souls of a
Edc1 10.151 11 Is it not manifest...that [our academic
not be timid and keep the ruts of the last generation...
SovE 10.203 24 ...our later generation appears ungirt,
with the religions of the last or Calvinist age.
SovE 10.208 17 How is the new generation to be edified?
MoL 10.258 10 Slavery is broken, and, if we use our
advantage, irretrievably. For such a gain...one generation might well
MoL 10.258 16 Who would not, if it could be made
certain that the new
morning of universal liberty should rise on our race by the perishing
generation, who would not consent to die?
Schr 10.262 22 I think the peculiar office of scholars
in a careful and
gloomy generation is to be...Professors of the Joyous Science...
Schr 10.274 24 It is the corruption of our generation
that men value a long
Plu 10.297 24 [Plutarch] is...not a leader of the mind
of a generation, like
Plato or Goethe.
LLNE 10.347 24 Mr. Owen preached his doctrine of labor
the slow ears of his generation.
LS 11.7 22 ...I cannot bring myself to believe that in
the use of such an
expression [This do in remembrance of me] [Jesus] looked beyond the
HDC 11.76 11 The benignant Providence which has
prolonged their [veterans of battle of Concord's] lives to this hour
gratifies the strong
curiosity of the new generation.
HDC 11.77 13 William Emerson, the pastor [of Concord],
had a hereditary
claim to the affection of the people, being descended in the fourth
generation from Edward Bulkeley, son of Peter.
War 11.151 8 It has been a favorite study of modern
the rising of a thought in one man's mind...its expansion and general
reception, until it publishes itself to the world by destroying the
laws and institutions, and the generation of new.
War 11.175 6 ...if the rising generation can be
provoked to think it
unworthy to nestle into every abomination of the past...then war has a
JBB 11.268 22 [John Brown] believes in two
articles,-two instruments, shall I say?-the Golden Rule and the
Declaration of Independence; and he
used this expression in conversation here concerning them, Better that
whole generation of men, women and children should pass away by a
violent death than that one word of either should be violated in this
TPar 11.287 3 A little more feeling of the poetic
significance of his facts
would have disqualified [Theodore Parker] for some of his severer
to his generation.
TPar 11.287 21 ...it is vain to charge [Theodore
Parker] with perverting the
opinions of the new generation.
TPar 11.288 17 The next generation will care little for
the chances of
elections that govern governors now...
ALin 11.337 18 There is a serene Providence which rules
the fate of
nations, which makes little account of time, little of one generation
HCom 11.345 6 We see...a new era...worth to the world
the lives of all this
generation of American men, if they had been demanded.
Milt1 12.248 4 The aspect of Milton, to this
generation, will be part of the
history of the nineteenth century.
Milt1 12.252 6 It is the aspect which [Milton] presents
to this generation, that alone concerns us.
EurB 12.367 16 ...[Wordsworth] has done more for the
sanity of this
generation than any other writer.
EurB 12.372 19 Ulysses [Tennyson] belongs to a high
class of poetry, destined...to be more cultivated in the next
PPr 12.383 18 The most elaborate history of to-day will
have the oddest
dislocated look in the next generation.
PPr 12.388 13 If the good heaven have any good word to
impart to this
unworthy generation, here is one scribe [Carlyle] qualified and clothed
generations, n. (24)
Nat 1.3 4 The foregoing generations beheld God and
nature face to face;...
Nat 1.7 14 If the stars should appear one night in a
thousand years, how
would men...preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city
God which had been shown!
YA 1.374 22 ...the existing generation are conspiring
with a beneficence
which in its working for coming generations, sacrifices the passing
YA 1.375 9 ...we found colleges and hospitals, for
Nat2 3.182 5 Flowers so strictly belong to youth that
we adult men soon
come to feel that their beautiful generations concern not us...
ET4 5.62 10 It took many generations to trim and comb
and perfume the
first boat-load of Norse pirates into royal highnesses...
ET6 5.105 14 An Englishman...wears a wig, or a shawl,
or a saddle, or
stands on his head, and no remark is made. And as he has been doing
for several generations, it is now in the blood.
ET6 5.107 23 ...with the national tendency to sit fast
in the same spot for
many generations, [the Englishman's house] comes to be, in the course
time, a museum of heirlooms...
ET10 5.163 15 The taste and science of thirty peaceful
the vast auction [in England]...
ET11 5.177 25 ...[the English aristocracy] concentrate
the love and labor of
many generations on the building, planting and decoration of their
Wth 6.119 26 Nor is any investment so permanent that it
can be allowed to
remain without incessant watching, as the history of each attempt to
an inheritance through two generations for an unborn inheritor may
Farm 7.139 23 In the town where I live, farms remain in
the same families
for seven and eight generations;...
Farm 7.152 9 ...when...there is more skill, and tools
and roads, the new
generations are strong enough to open the lowlands...
SA 8.86 27 It seems to require several generations of
education to train a
squeaking or a shouting habit out of a man.
Imtl 8.334 5 After science begins, belief of permanence
must follow in a
healthy mind. Things so attractive...the secret workman so
skilful that it tasks successive generations of observers only to find
delicate contrivance and adjustment of a weed...and the contriver of it
Aris 10.54 12 The more familiar examples of this power
[of eloquence] certainly are those...who think, and paint, and laugh,
and weep, in their
eloquent closets, and then convert the world into a huge
whispering-gallery, to...win smiles and tears from many generations.
Chr2 10.106 14 The older see two generations, or sixty
Plu 10.322 22 ...[Plutarch's] books will be reprinted
and read anew by
LLNE 10.326 7 The former generations acted under the
belief that a
shining social prosperity was the beatitude of man...
CSC 10.375 4 The still-living merit of the oldest New
England families, glowing yet after several generations, encountered
[at the Chardon Street
Convention] the founders of families, fresh merit...
EzRy 10.381 12 The father [Noah Ripley] was born at
Hingham [Connecticut], on the farm purchased by his ancestor, William
England, at the first settlement of the town; which farm has been
by seven or eight generations.
EWI 11.143 3 Our planet, before the age of written
history, had its races of
savages, like the generations of sour paste...
TPar 11.288 12 It will not be in the acts of city
councils, nor of obsequious
mayors;...that coming generations will study what really befell [in
Milt1 12.252 12 ...[Milton] kindles a love and
emulation in us which he did
not in foregoing generations.
generative, adj. (3)
UGM 4.7 12 What is good is effective, generative;...
F 6.12 13 ...in the second generation, if the like
genius appear, the health is
visibly deteriorated and the generative force impaired.
CW 12.170 9 The gentle deities/ Showed me the love of
color and of
sounds,/ The innumerable tenements of beauty,/ the miracle of
generator, n. (2)
Cir 2.318 22 Whilst the eternal generation of circles
proceeds, the eternal
PNR 4.86 4 [Plato] was born to behold the self-evolving
power of spirit, endless, generator of new ends;...
generators, n. (1)
CL 12.148 22 Our Aryan progenitors in Asia celebrated
the winds as the
conveying Maruts, traversers of places difficult of access. ... They
generators of speech.
generic, adj. (4)
ShP 4.201 10 ...the generic catholic genius who is not
afraid or ashamed to
owe his originality to the originality of all, stands with the next age
recorder and embodiment of his own.
Dem1 10.22 15 A Highland chief, an Indian sachem or a
feudal baron may
fancy...that...when he dies, banshees will announce his fate to kinsmen
foreign parts. What more facile than to project this exuberant selfhood
the region where individuality is forever bounded by generic and
WSL 12.346 27 Mr. Landor's definitions are only
particulars; the generic law is not seized.
Let 12.404 18 A literature is...a secular and generic
generically, adv. (1)
ET8 5.133 13 It was no bad description of the Briton
generically, what was
said two hundred years ago of one particular Oxford scholar: He was a
bold man, uttered any thing that came into his mind...
generosities, n. (5)
Cir 2.322 12 ...[men] ask the aid of wild passions...to
ape in some manner
these flames and generosities of the heart.
SwM 4.141 19 [Swedenborg's] spiritual world bears the
same relation to
the generosities and joys of truth of which human souls have already
us cognizant, as a man's bad dreams bear to his ideal life.
MoS 4.182 5 The generosities of the day prove an
intractable element for [the spiritualist].
Boks 7.215 12 ...'t is pity [people] should not read
novels a little more, to
import the fine generosities and the clear, firm conduct, which are as
becoming in the unions and separations which love effects under shingle
roofs as in palaces and among illustrious personages.
Aris 10.31 24 It is not to be a man of rank, but a man
of honor, accomplished in all arts and generosities, which seems to
[the best young
men] the right mark and the true chief of our modern society.
generosity, n. (43)
MR 1.234 1 Each [lucrative profession] requires of the
sequestration from the sentiments of generosity and love...
Hsm1 2.260 6 All men have...fits and starts of
Hsm1 2.261 17 ...to live with some rigor of temperance,
or some extremes
of generosity, seems to be an asceticism which common good-nature would
appoint to those who are at ease and in plenty...
Mrs1 3.128 12 Fashion is made up...of those who through
the value and
virtue of somebody, have acquired...means of cultivation and
Mrs1 3.141 1 ...society demands in its patrician class
another element... which it significantly terms
good-nature,--expressing all degrees of
Mrs1 3.145 14 All generosity is not merely French and
Mrs1 3.150 17 The wonderful generosity of her
sentiments raises [woman] at times into heroical and godlike regions...
Gts 3.165 8 The best of hospitality and of generosity
is also not in the will, but in fate.
Nat2 3.185 7 ...to every creature nature added a little
violence of direction
in its proper path, a shove to put it on its way; in every instance a
NR 3.226 18 When I meet a pure intellectual force or a
affection, I believe here then is man;...
NR 3.241 16 The statesman looks at many, and compares
habitually with others, and these look less. Yet are they not entitled
generosity of reception?...
NER 3.254 25 ...we are very easily disposed to resist
the same generosity
of speech when we miss originality and truth to character in it.
MoS 4.170 3 This book of Montaigne the world has
endorsed by translating
it into all tongues and printing seventy-five editions of it in Europe;
that, too, a circulation somewhat chosen, namely among courtiers,
soldiers, princes, men of the world and men of wit and generosity.
ShP 4.215 17 In the poet's mind the fact has gone quite
over into the new
element of thought, and has lost all that is exuvial. This generosity
NMW 4.228 16 It is an advantage, within certain limits,
to have renounced
the dominion of the sentiments of piety, gratitude and generosity;...
NMW 4.254 10 Like all Frenchmen [Napoleon] has a
passion for stage
effect. Every action that breathes of generosity is poisoned by this
NMW 4.255 12 [Napoleon] had no generosity...
ET1 5.6 8 ...[Greenough] thought art would never
prosper until we left our
shy jealous ways and worked in society as [the Greeks]. All his
breathed the same generosity.
ET14 5.245 19 Hallam...writes with resolute
ET14 5.246 18 Dickens...with patriotic and still
enlarging generosity, writes London tracts.
F 6.36 2 ...every generosity, every new
perception...are certificates of
advance out of fate into freedom.
DL 7.114 26 Generosity does not consist in giving money
DL 7.126 17 There is no face, no form, which one cannot
in fancy associate
with great power of intellect or with generosity of soul.
SA 8.92 25 If you rise to frankness and generosity,
[people] will respect it
now or later.
SA 8.102 8 I often hear the business of a little
town...discussed with a
clearness and thoroughness, and with a generosity too, that would have
satisfied me had it been in one of the larger capitals.
PC 8.230 10 ...superior advantages bind you to larger
PPo 8.247 23 ...quick perception and corresponding
generosity of ebb and flow satisfies...
Imtl 8.342 23 [The mind's] goodness is the most
generous extension of our
private interests to the dignity and generosity of ideas.
Aris 10.57 19 ...a soul on which elevated duties are
laid will so realize its
special and lofty duties as not to be in danger of assuming through a
generosity those which do not belong to it.
Schr 10.267 22 All the best of this [busy] class, all
who have any insight or
generosity of spirit are frequently disgusted...
LLNE 10.347 12 ...[Robert Owen] interpreted with great
acts of the Holy Alliance...
GSt 10.504 3 ...[George Stearns's] plain good sense,
courage, adherence, and his romantic generosity disarmed...all
HDC 11.41 15 Mr. Bulkeley, by his generosity, spent his
EWI 11.125 1 ...you could not get any poetry, any
wisdom, and beauty in
woman, any strong and commanding character in man, but these
would still come flashing out,-these absurdities of a demand for
generosity for the weak and oppressed.
EWI 11.127 19 It was a stately spectacle, to see the
cause of human rights
argued with so much patience and generosity...before that powerful
people [the English].
JBS 11.280 27 All gentlemen, of course, are on [John
Brown's] side. I do
not mean by gentlemen, people of scented hair and perfumed
handkerchiefs, but men of gentle blood and generosity...
EPro 11.320 20 The government has assured itself of the
in the world...the generosity of the cities, the health of the
to its support.
CInt 12.117 23 I presently know...whether [my
companion's] sense of duty
is more or less severe and his generosity larger than mine;...
CInt 12.126 16 ...that which [Harvard College] exists
for, to be...a Delphos
uttering warning and ravishing oracles to lift and lead mankind,-that
shall not be permitted to do or to think of. On the contrary, every
of thought is suspect and gets a bad name.
CL 12.135 16 The avarice of real estate native to us
all covers instincts of
Bost 12.193 11 ...[the savage] goes muttering his rude
ritual or mythology, which yet conceals some grand commandment;
as...honesty, or chastity and
MAng1 12.242 20 Amidst all these witnesses to
[Michelangelo's] independence, his generosity, his purity and his
devotion, are we not
authorized to say that this man was penetrated with the love of the
beauty, that is, goodness;...
Milt1 12.265 18 [Milton's native honor] engaged his
whatsoever savored of generosity and nobleness.
generosum, adj. (1)
Dem1 10.24 4 Nil magnificum, nil generosum sapit.
generous, adj. (86)
DSA 1.130 27 The manner in which [Jesus's] name is
expressions which...are now petrified into official titles, kills all
sympathy and liking.
DSA 1.148 21 ...let us study the grand strokes of
solidity of merit...which is so essentially and manifestly virtue, that
taken for granted that the right, the brave, the generous step will be
LE 1.187 13 [Thought] will impledge you to truth by the
expectation of generous minds.
MN 1.202 13 ...one can hardly help asking if this
planet is a fair specimen
of the so generous astronomy...
MN 1.214 25 The reforms whose fame now fills the
generous as each appears, are poor bitter things when prosecuted for
themselves as an end.
Con 1.314 18 ...he who sets his face like a flint
against every novelty...in
the presence of friendly and generous persons, has also his gracious
Con 1.322 17 How will every strong and generous mind
choose its ground...
YA 1.384 10 ...one may say that aims so generous and so
forced on [the
Communities] by the times, will not be relinquished, even if these
YA 1.387 20 In every age of the world there has been a
leading nation, one
of a more generous sentiment...
Comp 2.112 10 The terror of cloudless noon...the
instinct which leads
every generous soul to impose on itself tasks of a noble asceticism and
vicarious virtue, are the tremblings of the balance of justice through
heart and mind of man.
SL 2.158 24 The high, the generous, the self-devoted
sect will always
instruct and command mankind.
Lov1 2.170 20 ...[love] is a fire that kindling its
first embers in the narrow
nook of a private bosom...glows and enlarges until it warms and
beams... and so lights up the whole world and all nature with its
Lov1 2.176 9 In the noon and the afternoon of life we
still throb at the
recollection of days...when the head boiled all night on the pillow
generous deed it resolved on;...
Hsm1. 2.252 3 ...[heroism] is just, generous,
Hsm1 2.255 1 John Eliot...said of wine,--It is a noble,
generous liquor and
we should be humbly thankful for it...
Hsm1 2.261 7 Let us be generous of our dignity as well
as of our money.
Cir 2.313 24 ...the instinct of man...gladly arms
itself against the
dogmatism of bigots with this generous word out of the book itself.
Gts 3.159 9 ...it is always so pleasant to be generous,
though very vexatious
to pay debts.
Pol1 3.210 20 ...[the conservative party] proposes no
NR 3.241 10 ...our affections and our experience urge
that every individual
is entitled to honor, and a very generous treatment is sure to be
UGM 4.29 16 We need not fear excessive influence. A
more generous trust
UGM 4.30 18 Generous and handsome, [the thoughtful
youth] says, is your
hero; but look at yonder poor Paddy...
PPh 4.60 12 [Plato] could well afford to be generous...
SwM 4.139 4 ...we feel the more generous spirit of the
am the same to all mankind.
MoS 4.158 15 The generous minds embrace the proposition
of labor shared
ShP 4.203 3 [Jonson] no doubt thought the praise he has
conceded to [Shakespeare] generous...
NMW 4.253 18 Bonaparte was singularly destitute of
GoW 4.279 4 ...[the hero and heroine of Sand's
Consuelo] become the
servants...of the most generous social ends;...
GoW 4.280 4 No generous youth can escape this charm of
reality in the
book [Goethe's Wilhelm Meister]...
ET4 5.62 20 Many a mean, dastardly boy is, at the age
of puberty, transformed into a serious and generous youth.
ET12 5.208 9 It is contended by those who have been
bred at Eton, Harrow, Rugby and Westminster...that, in their
feelings and generous conduct are encouraged;...
ET13 5.221 5 So far is [the English gentleman] from
meaning to the words, that he believes himself to have done almost the
generous thing, and that it is very condescending in him to pray to
ET17 5.297 7 Landor, always generous, says that
ET18 5.301 7 The foreign policy of England...has not
often been generous
F 6.31 11 What good, honest, generous men at home, will
be wolves and
foxes on 'Change!
Bhr 6.172 22 We prize [manners] for their
rough-plastic, abstergent force;... to slough [people's] animal husks
and habits;...teach them to stifle the base
and choose the generous expression...
Bhr 6.172 24 We prize [manners] for their
rough-plastic, abstergent force;... to slough [people's] animal husks
and habits;...teach them to stifle the base
and choose the generous expression, and make them know how much
happier the generous behaviors are.
Bhr 6.181 16 Whoever looked on [a complete man] would
consent to his
will, being certified that his aims were generous and universal.
Bhr 6.189 16 Not only is [your companion] larger, when
at ease and his
thoughts generous, but everything around him becomes variable with
Wsp 6.232 15 Life is hardly respectable...if it has no
generous, guaranteeing task...
DL 7.128 25 A verse of the old Greek Menander remains,
which runs in
translation:--Not on the store of sprightly wine,/ Nor plenty of
meats,/ Though generous Nature did design/ To court us with perpetual
treats,--/ 'T is not on these we for content depend,/ So much as on the
shadow of a Friend./
DL 7.130 11 ...every generous thought illustrates the
walls of your chamber.
Boks 7.218 7 ...in our time the Ode of Wordsworth, and
the poems and the
prose of Goethe...inspire hope and generous attempts.
Clbs 7.236 6 Jesus spent his life in discoursing with
humble people...and at
least silencing those who were not generous enough to accept his
Cour 7.253 6 ...there are three qualities which
conspicuously attract the
wonder and reverence of mankind: 1. Disinterestedness, as shown in
indifference to the ordinary bribes and influences of conduct,--a
sincere and generous that it cannot be tempted aside by any prospects
wealth or other private advantage.
Cour 7.280 2 But sure that rifle's aim,/ Swift choice
of generous part,/ Showed in its passing gleam/ The depths of a brave
PI 8.67 3 A good poem...goes about the world offering
itself to reasonable
men, who...carry it to their reasonable neighbors. Thus it draws to it
wise and generous souls...
Elo2 8.133 1 Is it not worth the ambition of every
generous youth to train
and arm his mind with all the resources of knowledge, of method, of
and of character, to serve such a constituency [as the United States]"
Grts 8.314 8 It is easy to draw traits [of greatness]
from Napoleon, who
was not generous nor just...
Grts 8.315 14 ...I please myself with [greatness's]
diffusion; to find a spark
of true fire amid much corruption. It is some guaranty, I hope, for the
of the soul which has this generous blood.
Imtl 8.338 5 Whatever it be which the great Providence
prepares for us, it
must be something large and generous...
Imtl 8.342 22 [The mind's] goodness is the most
generous extension of our
private interests to the dignity and generosity of ideas.
Aris 10.61 17 The generous soul, on arriving in a new
port, makes instant
preparation for a new voyage.
Aris 10.65 2 ...for the day that now is, a man of
generous spirit will not
need to administer public offices...
SovE 10.191 9 Humanity sits at the dread loom and
throws the shuttle and
fills it with joyful rainbows, until the sable ground is flowered all
a woof of human industry and wisdom, virtuous examples, symbols of
useful and generous arts...
MoL 10.257 13 The war uplifted us into generous
Plu 10.298 8 ...[Plutarch] is a chief example of the
illumination of the
intellect by the force of morals. Though the most amiable of boon
companions, this generous religion gives him apercus like Goethe's.
Plu 10.316 8 It would be generous to lend our eyes and
ears, nay, if
possible, our reason and fortitude to others, whilst we are idle or
LLNE 10.347 18 ...truly I honor the generous ideas of
LLNE 10.348 2 Fourier...has put men under the
obligation which a
generous mind always confers...
LLNE 10.353 25 ...in a day of small, sour and fierce
schemes, one is
admonished and cheered by a project of such friendly aims and of such
and generous proportion [as Fourier's];...
LLNE 10.360 15 [Brook Farm] was a noble and generous
movement in the
EzRy 10.391 2 [Ezra Ripley] was open-handed and just
EWI 11.109 4 Mr. Pitt and Mr. Fox were drawn into the
enterprise [emancipation of West Indian slaves].
EWI 11.109 17 These debates [on West Indian slavery]
are instructive, as
they show on what grounds the trade was assailed and defended.
generous, wise and sprightly is sure to come to the attack.
EWI 11.147 4 I am sure that the good and wise elders,
the ardent and
generous youth, will not permit what is incidental and exceptional to
withdraw their devotion from the essential and permanent characters of
question [of emancipation].
War 11.175 9 ...if the rising generation...shall feel
the generous darings of
austerity and virtue, then war has a short day...
FSLC 11.185 4 I thought none, that was not ready to go
on all fours, would
back this [Fugitive Slave] law. And yet here are upright men...open,
generous, brave, who can see nothing in this claim for bare
FSLC 11.201 19 [Webster] must learn...that those who
have no points to
carry that are not identical with public morals and generous
civilization... disown him...
FSLN 11.243 25 ...I put it to every noble and generous
spirit...that not so is
our learning...to be declared.
TPar 11.291 24 ...every sound heart loves a responsible
person, one who
does not in generous company say generous things, and in mean company
TPar 11.291 25 ...every sound heart loves a responsible
person, one who
does not in generous company say generous things, and in mean company
ACiv 11.307 25 Emancipation at one stroke elevates the
poor-white of the
South, and identifies his interest with that of the Northern laborer.
the name of all that is simple and generous, why should not this great
EPro 11.325 21 The malignant cry of the Secession press
within the free
states, and the recent action of the Confederate Congress, are decisive
as to [the Emancipation Proclamation's] efficiency and correctness of
less so is the silent joy which has greeted it in all generous
SMC 11.355 16 ...we have all heard passages of generous
behavior exhibited by individuals there [in the South] to our officers
Koss 11.400 15 ...I speak the sense not only of every
generous American, but the law of mind, when I say that it is not those
who live idly in the city
called after his name, but those who...think and act like him, who can
to explain the sentiment of Washington.
Scot 11.461 1 Scott, the delight of generous boys.
FRep 11.539 21 Power can be generous.
II 12.88 15 Our books are full of generous biographies
of Saints, who knew
not that they were such;...
CInt 12.125 2 ...unless...the professor has a generous
genius...that will happen which has happened so often, that the best
scholar, he for whom colleges exist, finds himself a stranger and an
CL 12.153 7 The freedom [of the sea] makes the observer
feel as a slave. Our expression is so thin and cramped! Can we not
learn here a generous
Bost 12.198 24 That colonizing [of New England] was a
great and generous
Milt1 12.257 23 [Milton] insists that music shall make
a part of a generous
Milt1 12.265 3 In like spirit, [Milton] replies to the
respecting his morning haunts. Those morning haunts are where they
should be, at home;...up and stirring...with useful and generous labors
preserving the body's health and hardiness, to render lightsome, clear
not lumpish obedience to the mind...
WSL 12.340 22 ...when we remember [Landor's] rich and
ample page, wherein we are always sure to find...honor for every just
sentiment...we wish to thank a benefactor of the reading world.
PPr 12.382 11 Let no man think himself absolved because
he does a
generous, n. (6)
Mrs1 3.146 16 The beautiful and the generous are, in the
doctors and apostles of this church [of Fashion]...
ET19 5.313 27 I see [England] in her old age...still
daring to believe in her
power of endurance and expansion. Seeing this, I say, All hail! mother
nations...truly a home to the thoughtful and generous who are born in
Aris 10.38 21 The existence of an upper class is not
injurious, so long as it
is dependent on merit. For so long it is provocation to the bold and
Aris 10.57 4 I will not protract this discourse by
describing the duties of the
brave and generous.
EWI 11.138 27 The secret cannot be kept, that the seats
of power are filled
by underlings, ignorant, timid and selfish to a degree to destroy all
claim, excepting that on compassion, to the society of the just and
CL 12.135 11 The capable and generous, let them spend
their talent on the
generously, adv. (3)
Pt1 3.29 2 Milton says that the lyric poet may drink
wine and live
CbW 6.276 8 If you deal generously, the
other...will...deal truly with you.
HDC 11.84 11 ...for the most part, [our fathers] deal
generously by their
Genesee, adj. (1)
Wsp 6.236 24 Mira came to ask what she should do with
the poor Genesee
woman who had hired herself to work for her...
genesis, n. (16)
MN 1.206 3 The history of the genesis or the old
mythology repeats itself
in the experience of every child.
SR 2.70 26 The genesis and maturation of a planet...are
Cir 2.299 6 Nature centres into balls,/ And her proud
ephemerals,/ Fast to
surface and outside,/ Scan the profile of the sphere;/ Knew they what
signified,/ A new genesis were here./
Pt1 3.10 4 ...in the order of genesis the thought is
prior to the form.
Nat2 3.184 15 The astronomers said, Give us matter and
a little motion and
we will construct the universe. ... A very unreasonable postulate, said
metaphysicians, and a plain begging of the question. Could you not
to know the genesis of projection, as well as the continuation of it?
SwM 4.127 8 [Swedenborg's Conjugal Love] came near to
be the Hymn of
Love, which Plato attempted in the Banquet; the love...which, as
celebrated, in its genesis, fruition and effect, might well entrance
SwM 4.127 10 [Swedenborg's Conjugal Love] came near to
be the Hymn
of Love, which Plato attempted in the Banquet; the love...which, as
celebrated, in its genesis, fruition and effect, might well entrance
the souls, as it would lay open the genesis of all institutions,
customs and manners.
ShP 4.207 16 Did Shakspeare confide to any...sacristan,
or surrogate in
Stratford, the genesis of that delicate creation [A Midsummer Night's
GoW 4.263 15 ...if we knew the genesis of fine strokes
of eloquence, they
might recall the complaisance of Sultan Amurath, who struck off some
Persian heads, that his physician, Vesalius, might see the spasms in
muscles of the neck.
ET14 5.239 2 The rules of [idealism's] genesis or its
diffusion are not
CbW 6.262 10 What had been, ever since our memory,
solid continent, yawns apart and discloses its composition and genesis.
Suc 7.306 7 Morals are generated as the atmosphere is.
'T is a secret, the
genesis of either;...
PI 8.8 6 Anatomy, osteology, exhibit arrested or
progessive ascent in each
kind; the lower pointing to the higher forms, the higher to the
the whole animal world were only a Hunterian museum to exhibit the
genesis of mankind.
PI 8.71 19 The poet is representative...in him the
world projects a scribe's
hand and writes the adequate genesis.
Plu 10.311 1 ...though curious in the questions of the
schools on the nature
and genesis of things, [Plutarch's] extreme interest in every trait of
character and his broad humanity, lead him constantly to Morals...
EurB 12.377 23 [The Vivian Greys]...are up to anything,
though it were the
genesis of Nature, or the last cataclysm...
Genesis, n. (3)
ET13 5.218 23 Here in England every day a chapter of
Genesis, and a
leader in the Times.
PI 8.34 7 No matter what [your subject] is...if it has
a natural prominence to
you, work away until you come to the heart of it: then it will...as
represent the central law...as if it were the book of Genesis or the
Res 8.142 12 Here [in America] is man in the Garden of
Eden; here the
Genesis and the Exodus.
genetical, adj. (1)
WSL 12.348 27 Many of [Landor's sentences] will secure
immortality in English literature; and this, rightly considered, is no
merit. These are not plants and animals, but the genetical atoms of
both are composed.
genetically, adv. (1)
ET4 5.52 4 ...[the English character] is not so much a
history of one or of
certain tribes of Saxons, Jutes, or Frisians, coming from one place and
Geneva, Switzerland, adj. (2)
SR 2.85 8 [The civilized man] has a fine Geneva watch...
Bhr 6.177 9 Men are like Geneva watches with crystal
faces which expose
the whole movement.
Geneva, Switzerland, n. (3)
MoS 4.175 6 What flutters the Church...of Geneva...may
yet be very far
from touching any principle of faith.
Chr2 10.106 24 Calvinism was one and the same thing in
Scotland, in Old and New England.
RBur 11.443 16 ...the music-boxes at Geneva are framed
and toothed to
play [Burns's songs];...
genial, adj. (34)
Nat 1.18 12 I...believe that we are as much touched by
[winter scenery] as
by the genial influences of summer.
LE 1.165 26 Out of [the spontaneous sentiment] must all
that is alive and
genial in thought go.
MR 1.230 24 The employments of commerce are not
intrinsically unfit for
a man, or less genial to his faculties;...
Hsm1 2.258 4 A great man makes his climate genial in
the imagination of
SwM 4.104 4 The robust Aristotelian method...shaming
our sterile and
linear logic by its genial radiation...had trained a race of athletic
ShP 4.191 10 Great genial power, one would almost say,
consists in not
being original at all;...
ET13 5.220 5 Heats and genial periods arrive in
Bhr 6.197 15 What finest hands would not be clumsy to
sketch the genial
precepts of the young girl's demeanor?
CbW 6.267 4 Genial manners are good...
SS 7.3 18 [My new friend] had...a genial temper...
SS 7.13 4 ...this genial heat [of animal spirits] is
latent in all constitutions...
DL 7.113 15 ...is there any calamity...that more
invokes the best good will
to remove it, than this?...to find no invitation to what is good in us,
receptacle for what is wise:--this is a great price to pay for...being
defrauded...of genial culture and the inmost presence of beauty.
Clbs 7.230 26 ...I seldom meet with a reading and
thoughtful person but he
tells me...that he has no companion. Suppose such a one to go out
different circles in search of this wise and genial counterpart,--he
inquire far and wide.
Clbs 7.233 22 ...[Holmes (?)]...is of such genial
temper that he disposes all
others irresistibly to good humor and discourse.
Clbs 7.244 13 It was a pathetic experience when a
genial and accomplished
person said to me, looking from his country home to the capital of New
England, There is a town of two hundred thousand people, and not a
Cour 7.271 11 The true temper has genial influences.
Suc 7.303 13 ...the genial man is interested in every
slipper that comes into
SA 8.83 22 There is the same difference between heavy
and genial manners
as between the perceptions of octogenarians and those of young girls
see everything in the twinkling of an eye.
Res 8.138 22 ...if you tell me...that man only rightly
knows himself as far as
he has experimented on things,--I am...put into a genial and working
PC 8.219 8 ...in every wise and genial soul we have
England, Greece, Italy, walking...
Insp 8.276 11 [Inspiration] seems a semi-animal heat;
as if...a genial
companion, or a new thought suggested in book or conversation could
Edc1 10.142 18 ...the most genial and amiable of men
society with solitude...
Edc1 10.152 27 Whatever becomes of our method [of
conditions stand fast,-six hours, and thirty, fifty, or a hundred and
pupils. Something must be done, and done speedily, and in this distress
wisest are tempted...to proclaim...main strength and ignorance, in lieu
that wise genial providential influence they had hoped...to adopt.
Plu 10.295 6 [Amyot's] genial version of [Plutarch's]
Lives in 1559, of the
Morals in 1572, had signal success.
Plu 10.299 9 ...[Plutarch] is tolerant even of vice, if
he finds it genial;...
Plu 10.301 9 [Plutarch's] surprising merit is the
genial facility with which
he deals with his manifold topics.
Plu 10.311 13 Plutarch is genial...
Plu 10.319 14 [Plutarch] was a genial host and guest...
LLNE 10.337 25 [Mesmerism] was human, it was genial...
LLNE 10.346 15 These [19th Century] reformers were a
new class. Instead
of the fiery souls of the Puritans...these were gentle souls, with
even with genial dispositions...
EdAd 11.391 18 Here is the balance to be adjusted
between the exact
French school of Cuvier, and the genial catholic theorists, Geoffroy
St.-Hilaire, Goethe, Davy and Agassiz.
Wom 11.408 22 Wise, cultivated, genial conversation is
the last flower of
MLit 12.309 12 Let us not forget the genial miraculous
force we have
known to proceed from a book.
MLit 12.318 26 This new love of the vast, always native
in Germany... finds a most genial climate in the American mind.
geniality, n. (2)
Ctr 6.137 24 No performance is worth loss of geniality.
Grts 8.319 7 These may serve as local examples [of real
heroes] to indicate
a magnetism...which makes [the scholar] require geniality and humanity
genially, adv. (6)
Nat 1.39 4 How calmly and genially the mind apprehends
one after another
the laws of physics!
DSA 1.146 18 ...when you meet one of these men or
trampled instincts be genially tempted out in your atmosphere;...
PPh 4.64 18 [Plato] saw the institutions of Sparta and
genially one would say than any since, the hope of education.
SwM 4.121 18 Every thing must be taken genially...
WD 7.180 21 The world is enigmatical...and must not be
taken literally, but
Scot 11.466 10 In his own household and neighbors
characters and pets of humble class...came with these into real ties of
mutual help and good will. From these originals he drew so genially his
Jeanie Deans, his Dinmonts and Edie Ochiltrees...
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