Heat to Hemispheres
A Concordance to the Collected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson
Compiled by Eugene F. Irey
heat, n. (94)
Nat 1.11 13 To a man laboring under calamity, the heat
of his own fire hath
sadness in it.
Nat 1.26 24 Light and darkness are our familiar
expression for knowledge
and ignorance; and heat for love.
Nat 1.28 20 The motion of the earth round its axis and
round the sun, makes the day and the year. These are certain amounts of
brute light and
Nat 1.44 5 The granite is differenced in its laws only
by the more or less of
heat from the river that wears it away.
Nat 1.44 9 ...the light resembles the heat which rides
with it through Space.
Nat 1.49 9 It is the uniform effect of culture on the
human mind, not to
shake our faith in the stability of particular phenomena, as of heat...
AmS 1.98 22 That great principle of Undulation in
nature, that shows
itself...in heat and cold;...is known to us under the name of
DSA 1.120 2 ...in the powers and path of light, heat,
attraction, and life, [the world] is well worth the pith and heart of
great men to subdue and
DSA 1.124 6 ...[evil] is like cold, which is the
privation of heat.
MN 1.193 24 ...the sturdiest defender of existing
institutions feels the
terrific inflammability of this air which condenses heat in every
Tran 1.350 19 All that the brave Xanthus brings home
from his wars is the
recollection that at the storming of Samos, in the heat of the battle,
smiled on me, and passed on to another detachment.
Tran 1.354 14 ...it will please us to reflect that
though we had few virtues
or consolations, we bore with our indigence, nor once strove to repair
with hypocrisy or false heat of any kind.
Hist 2.5 21 ...I can see my own vices without heat in
the distant persons of
Solomon, Alcibiades, and Catiline.
Comp 2.96 18 Polarity, or action and reaction, we meet
in every part of
nature;...in heat and cold;...
Chr1 3.95 10 [Character] is a natural power, like light
Chr1 3.113 7 ...if suddenly we encounter a friend, we
pause; our heat and
hurry look foolish enough;...
Mrs1 3.137 18 ...coolness and absence of heat and haste
Mrs1 3.139 11 The person who...converses with heat,
puts whole drawing-rooms
Nat2 3.179 20 A little heat, that is a little motion,
is all that differences the... cold poles of the earth from the
prolific tropical climates.
Nat2 3.188 8 Each prophet comes presently...to esteem
his hat and shoes
sacred. However this may discredit such persons with the judicious, it
them with the people, as it gives heat, pungency and publicity to their
Pol1 3.197 20 When the Muses nine/ With the Virtues
meet,/ Find to their
design/ An Atlantic seat,/ By green orchard boughs/ Fended from the
heat,/ Where the statesman ploughs/ Furrow for the wheat;/ .../ Then
State is come,/ The republican at home./
UGM 4.10 9 ...heat and cold...circle us round in a
wreath of pleasures...
SwM 4.107 16 The whole art of the plant is still to
repeat leaf on leaf
without end, the more or less of heat, light, moisture and food
the form it shall assume.
NMW 4.231 7 Such a man [as Bonaparte] was wanted, and
such a man was
born;...of a perception which did not suffer itself to be baulked or
any pretences of others, or any superstition or any heat or haste of
GoW 4.264 25 There is a certain heat in the breast
which attends the
perception of a primary truth...
ET1 5.6 2 [Greenough] believed that the Greeks had
wrought in schools or
fraternities,--the genius of the master imparting his design to his
friends, and inflaming them with it, and when his strength was spent, a
with equal heat continued the work;...
ET5 5.90 20 [The English] have a wonderful heat in the
pursuit of a public
ET5 5.99 25 These private, reserved, mute family-men
[of England] can
adopt a public end with all their heat...
ET8 5.137 1 After running each tendency to an extreme,
[the English] try
another tack with equal heat.
ET8 5.140 21 The wrath of London...has a long memory,
and, in its hottest
heat, a register and rule.
ET13 5.215 16 England felt the full heat of the
ET14 5.234 24 Even in its elevations materialistic,
[England's] poetry is
common sense inspired; or iron raised to white heat.
ET15 5.267 19 The daily paper [London Times] is the
work...chiefly, it is
said, of young men recently from the University, and perhaps reading
in chambers in London. Hence the academic elegance and classic allusion
which adorns its columns. Hence, too, the heat and gallantry of its
Wth 6.86 27 [Coal] carries the heat of the tropics to
Labrador and the polar
CbW 6.258 1 The right partisan is a heady, narrow man,
who, because he
does not see many things, sees some one thing with heat and
CbW 6.259 12 ...[an absorbing passion] is the heat
which sets our human
CbW 6.264 25 The latent heat of an ounce of wood or
Ill 6.323 17 ...the Indians say that they do not think
the white man...afraid
of heat and cold...has any advantage of them.
SS 7.12 16 'T is not new facts that avail, but the heat
to dissolve everybody'
SS 7.12 17 Heat puts you in right relation with
magazines of facts.
SS 7.13 4 ...this genial heat [of animal spirits] is
latent in all constitutions...
Elo1 7.61 4 Our temperaments differ in capacity of
Elo1 7.67 20 Perhaps it is the lowest of the qualities
of an orator, but it is, on so many occasions, of chief importance,--a
certain robust and radiant
physical health; or,--shall I say?--great volumes of animal heat.
Elo1 7.92 17 For the explosions and eruptions, there
must be accumulations
of heat somewhere...
Farm 7.143 1 Long before [the farmer] was born, the sun
of ages... mellowed his land, soaked it with light and heat...
Farm 7.143 17 You cannot...strip off from [an
atom]...the relation to light
Farm 7.144 22 Air is matter subdued by heat.
Farm 7.148 16 The high wall reflecting the heat back on
the soil gives that
acre a quadruple share of sunshine...
Farm 7.152 4 ...[the first planter] learns...that the
earth...works for him
when he is asleep, when it rains, when heat overcomes him.
WD 7.175 7 ...that flexile clay of which these old
brothers moulded their
admirable symbols...was...the heat of the blood and the heaving of the
PI 8.9 1 The laws of light and of heat translate each
SA 8.85 23 ...the wily old Talleyrand would still say,
Surtout, messieurs, pas de zele,--Above all, gentlemen, no heat.
SA 8.86 8 It is an excellent custom of the
Quakers...the silent prayer before
meals. ... What a check to the violent manners which sometimes come to
the table,--of wrath, and whining, and heat in trifles!
SA 8.86 15 A man makes his inferiors his superiors by
SA 8.104 3 If [a people is] occupied in its own affairs
and thoughts and
men, with a heat which excludes almost the notice of any other
people... they are sublime;...
Elo2 8.117 15 The special ingredients of this force [of
eloquence] are... logic; imagination...passion, which is the heat;...
Elo2 8.119 15 What is peculiar in [eloquence] is a
certain creative heat...
Elo2 8.119 18 Those whom we admire--the great
orators--have some habit
Elo2 8.126 21 ...at a great heat [men] can all express
themselves with an
almost equal force.
Elo2 8.126 22 ...it costs a great heat to enable a
heavy man to come up with
those who have a quick sensibility.
Elo2 8.129 27 ...the essential thing [in eloquence] is
heat, and heat comes
PPo 8.238 15 The prolific sun and the sudden and rank
plenty which his
heat engenders, make subsistence easy [in the East].
PPo 8.238 23 My father's empire, said Cyrus to
Xenophon, is so large that
people perish with cold at one extremity whilst they are suffocated
heat at the other.
Insp 8.276 5 We must prize our own youth. Later, we
want heat to execute
Insp 8.276 7 We must prize our own youth. Later, we
want heat to execute
our plans...the whole armory of means are all present, but a certain
once used not to fail, refuses its office...
Insp 8.276 10 [Inspiration] seems a semi-animal
Insp 8.288 23 In the hotel...I command an astronomic
leisure. I forget rain, wind, cold and heat.
Imtl 8.323 9 The hearth blazes in the middle and a
grateful heat is spread
PerF 10.71 4 The coal on your grate gives out in
exactly the same amount of light and heat which was taken from the
sunshine in its formation in the leaves and boughs of the antediluvian
PerF 10.71 23 ...gravity is as adhesive, heat as
expansive...as on the first
PerF 10.71 26 When the heat is less here it is not
lost, but more heat is
PerF 10.72 23 The husbandry learned in the economy of
heat or light or
steam or muscular fibre applies precisely to the use of wit.
PerF 10.82 16 The story of Orpheus, of Arion, of the
Arabian minstrel, are
not fables, but experiments on the same iron at white heat.
Chr2 10.100 6 ...the Deity does not break his firm laws
in respect to
imparting truth, more than in imparting material heat and light.
Edc1 10.127 25 This apparatus of wants and faculties,
this craving body... educate the wondrous creature which they satisfy
with light, with heat...
Supl 10.167 14 The English mind...stigmatizes any heat
or hyperbole as
Irish, French, Italian...
SovE 10.186 19 All forces are found in Nature united
with that which they
move: heat is not separate...
LLNE 10.343 8 As these persons became in the common
society acquainted with each other, there resulted certainly strong
friendships, which of course were exclusive in proportion to their
HDC 11.33 16 ...in time of summer, the sun casts such a
from the sweet fern, whose scent is very strong, that some [pilgrims]
HDC 11.63 20 ...the country people came armed into
Boston, on the
afternoon (of Thursday, 18th April) in such rage and heat, as made us
tremble to think what would follow;...
EWI 11.104 10 ...if we saw men's backs flayed with
cowhides, and hot rum
poured on, superinduced with brine or pickle, rubbed in with a
the scorching heat of the sun;...we too should wince.
EWI 11.124 17 [The negroes] seemed created by
Providence to bear the
heat and the whipping, and make these fine articles.
FSLC 11.200 20 The words of John Randolph, wiser than
he knew, have
been ringing ominously in all echoes for thirty years, words spoken in
heat of the Missouri debate.
SMC 11.350 21 ...as we have learned that the upheaved
which these discs or flakes were broken, was once a glowing mass at
heat, slowly crystallized, then uplifted by the central fires of the
the roots of events [the Concord Monument] appropriately marks are in
heart of the universe.
SMC 11.355 6 ...armies, which are only wandering
cities, generate a vast
SMC 11.364 23 At this time Captain Prescott was daily
sickness, and suffered the more from this heat.
Shak1 11.452 3 There are periods fruitful of great men;
others, barren;, or, as the world is always equal to itself, periods
when the heat is latent,- others when it is given out.
PLT 12.25 6 In the orchard many trees send out a
moderate shoot in the
first summer heat, and stop.
PLT 12.55 26 The right partisan is a heady man,
who...sees some one thing
with heat and exaggeration;...
CInt 12.130 20 Go sit with the Hermit in you, who knows
more than you
do. You will find...doors opened to grander entertainments. Yet all
easily that he does, as snow and vapor, heat, wind and light.
CL 12.140 11 In summer, we have...scores of days when
the heat is so rich, and yet so tempered, that it is delicious to live.
Bost 12.194 9 Who can read the fiery ejaculations of
Milton, of Bunyan even...without contrasting their immortal heat with
cold complexion of our recent wits?
MAng1 12.231 10 ...is there not something affecting in
the spectacle of an
old man [Michelangelo], on the verge of ninety years, carrying steadily
onward, with the heat and determination of manhood, his poetic
conceptions into progressive execution...
MAng1 12.233 22 As from the fire, heat cannot be
divided, no more can
beauty from the eternal.
Heat, n. (1)
Nat 1.39 17 ...weigh the problems suggested concerning
judge whether the interest of natural science is likely to be soon
heated, adj. (3)
Con 1.311 21 ...for thee the hospitable North opens its
heated palaces under
the polar circle;...
Bost 12.196 15 New England lies in the cold and hostile
latitude, which by
shutting men up in houses and tight and heated rooms a large part of
year...defrauds the human being in some degree of his relations to
Milt1 12.249 19 [Milton] writes whilst he is heated;...
heated, v. (4)
Wth 6.115 11 [The pale scholar] is heated and untuned,
and by and by
wakes up from his idiot dream of chickweed and red-root, to remember
SA 8.80 15 The staple figure in novels is the man...who
sits, among the
young aspirants and desperates...and, never sharing their affections or
debilities...knows his way and carries his points. They may scream or
applaud, he is never engaged or heated.
PLT 12.23 12 Every scholar knows that he applies
himself coldly and
slowly at first to his task, but, with the progress of the