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 heat.
    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 Polarity...
    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 enjoy it.
    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 corner...
    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, Pericles 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 it 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 and heat...
    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 indicate fine qualities.
    Mrs1 3.139 11 The person who...converses with heat, puts whole drawing-rooms to flight.
    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 helps them with the people, as it gives heat, pungency and publicity to their words.
    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 the perfect 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 determining 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 misled by any pretences of others, or any superstition or any heat or haste of his own.
    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 new hand with equal heat continued the work;...
    ET5 5.90 20 [The English] have a wonderful heat in the pursuit of a public aim.
    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 Christianity which fermented Europe...
    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 law in chambers in London. Hence the academic elegance and classic allusion which adorns its columns. Hence, too, the heat and gallantry of its onset.
    Wth 6.86 27 [Coal] carries the heat of the tropics to Labrador and the polar circle;...
    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 exaggeration...
    CbW 6.259 12 ...[an absorbing passion] is the heat which sets our human atoms spinning...
    CbW 6.264 25 The latent heat of an ounce of wood or stone is inexhaustible.
    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' s facts.
    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 heat...
    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 and heat...
    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 lungs;...
    PI 8.9 1 The laws of light and of heat translate each other;...
    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 heat.
    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 of heat...
    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 of sincerity.
    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 with heat at the other.
    Insp 8.276 5 We must prize our own youth. Later, we want heat to execute our plans...
    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 heat that once used not to fail, refuses its office...
    Insp 8.276 10 [Inspiration] seems a semi-animal heat;...
    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 around...
    PerF 10.71 4 The coal on your grate gives out in decomposing to-day 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 tree.
    PerF 10.71 23 ...gravity is as adhesive, heat as expansive...as on the first day.
    PerF 10.71 26 When the heat is less here it is not lost, but more heat is there.
    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 chances of society acquainted with each other, there resulted certainly strong friendships, which of course were exclusive in proportion to their heat...
    HDC 11.33 16 ...in time of summer, the sun casts such a reflecting heat from the sweet fern, whose scent is very strong, that some [pilgrims] nearly fainted.
    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 all 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 cornhusk, in 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 the heat of the Missouri debate.
    SMC 11.350 21 ...as we have learned that the upheaved mountain, from which these discs or flakes were broken, was once a glowing mass at white heat, slowly crystallized, then uplifted by the central fires of the globe: so the roots of events [the Concord Monument] appropriately marks are in the heart of the universe.
    SMC 11.355 6 ...armies, which are only wandering cities, generate a vast heat...
    SMC 11.364 23 At this time Captain Prescott was daily threatened with 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 comes 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 Saint Augustine...of Milton, of Bunyan even...without contrasting their immortal heat with the 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 Light, Heat...and judge whether the interest of natural science is likely to be soon exhausted.

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 the year...defrauds the human being in some degree of his relations to external nature;...
    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 his morning thought...
    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