Whiting, John to Whortleberries
A Concordance to the Collected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson
Compiled by Eugene F. Irey
Whiting, John, n. (3)
HDC 11.64 24 After the death of Rev. Mr. Estabrook, in
1711, it was
propounded at the [Concord] town-meeting, whether one of the three
gentlemen lately improved here in preaching, namely, Mr. John Whiting,
Mr. Holyoke and Mr. Prescott, shall be now chosen in the work of the
HDC 11.64 27 ...in 1711, it was propounded at the
[Concord] town-meeting, whether one of the three gentlemen lately
improved here in
preaching...shall be now chosen in the work of the ministry? Voted
affirmatively. Mr. Whiting, who was chosen, was, we are told in his
epitaph, a universal lover of mankind.
HDC 11.66 4 Mr. Whiting was succeeded in the pastoral
Concord] by Rev. Daniel Bliss...
Whitman, Mr., n. (2)
AKan 11.255 2 I regret, with all this company, the
absence of Mr. Whitman of Kansas...
AKan 11.255 4 I regret...the absence of Mr. Whitman of
narrative was to constitute the interest of this meeting. Mr. Whitman
Whitman, Walt, n. (1)
ACri 12.285 26 Whitman is our American master...
Whitney, Eli, n. (1)
FRep 11.512 27 ...as Arkwright and Whitney were the
demi-gods of cotton, so prolific Time will yet bring an inventor to
Whitney, Rev. Mr., n. (1)
OA 7.335 18 [John Adams] received a premature report of
election...and told the reporter he had been hoaxed, for it was not yet
for any news to arrive. The informer...insisted on repairing to the
meeting-house, and proclaimed it aloud to the congregation, who were so
that they rose in their seats and cheered thrice. Whitney dismissed
Whitsuntide, n. (1)
LS 11.4 2 In the Fourth Lateran Council, it was decreed
that any believer
should communicate at least once in a year,-at Easter. Afterwards it
determined that this Sacrament should be received three times in the
year,- at Easter, Whitsuntide and Christmas.
Whittemore, Amos, n. (1)
Hist 2.37 19 Do not the constructive fingers of Watt,
Fulton, Whittemore, Arkwright, predict the fusible, hard, and
temperable texture of metals, the
properties of stone, water, and wood"
Whittier, John Greenleaf, n (2)
FSLN 11.215 9 All else is gone; from those great eyes/
The soul has fled:/ When faith is lost, when honor dies,/ The man is
dead!/ Whittier, Ichabod!
Shak1 11.447 10 ...it is to us [The Saturday Club] a
that Bryant and Whittier as guests, and our own Hawthorne,-with the
will to come,-should have found it impossible at last;...
whittled, v. (1)
AmS 1.97 21 ...those Savoyards...getting their
livelihood by carving...went
out one day...and discovered that they had whittled up the last of
Whitworth, Joseph, n. (1)
ET10 5.160 27 Whitworth divides a bar to a millionth of
whole, adj. (422)
Nat 1.28 4 Whole floras...are dry catalogues of
Nat 1.38 5 The whole character and fortune of the
individual are affected
by the least inequalities in the culture of the understanding;...
whole, adj. (cont.)
Nat 1.40 2 ...[man] is learning the secret that he can
reduce under his will
not only particular events but great classes, nay, the whole series of
Nat 1.50 21 The least change in our point of view gives
the whole world a
Nat 1.60 4 [Idealism] beholds the whole circle of
persons and things...
Nat 1.62 14 ...we see that the views already presented
do not include the
whole circumference of man.
AmS 1.82 26 ...you must take the whole society to find
the whole man.
AmS 1.82 27 ...you must take the whole society to find
the whole man.
AmS 1.97 6 ...many another fact that once filled the
whole sky, are gone
AmS 1.102 21 The odds are that the whole question is
not worth the
poorest thought which the scholar has lost in listening to the
DSA 1.124 16 Whilst a man seeks good ends, he is strong
by the whole
strength of nature.
DSA 1.141 24 What a cruel injustice it is to that Law,
the joy of the whole
earth...that it is travestied and depreciated...
DSA 1.145 1 [Men]...know not that one soul, and their
soul, is wiser than
the whole world.
DSA 1.150 13 A whole popedom of forms one pulsation of
virtue can uplift
DSA 1.150 17 Two inestimable advantages Christianity
has given us; first
the Sabbath, the jubilee of the whole world...
LE 1.160 13 ...God gave me this crown, and the whole
world shall not take
LE 1.160 15 The whole value of history...is to increase
LE 1.180 12 ...they say the bough of the tree has the
character of the leaf, and the whole tree of the bough...
LE 1.182 12 The man of genius should occupy the whole
God or pure mind and the multitude of uneducated men.
MN 1.194 12 ...the whole world feels that thou art in
MN 1.200 25 The simultaneous life throughout the whole
understanding no place to work.
MN 1.203 22 ...my [Nature's] aim is the health of the
MN 1.216 17 Be you only whole and sufficient, and I
shall feel you in
every part of my life and fortune...
MR 1.234 3 ...the evil custom [of trade] reaches into
the whole institution
MR 1.240 7 ...the whole interest of history lies in the
fortunes of the poor.
MR 1.247 17 If we...say,-I will [not]...deal with any
person whose whole
manner of life is not clear and rational, we shall stand still.
MR 1.248 19 Let [a man]...do nothing for which he has
not the whole
world for his reason.
MR 1.249 16 ...if...a woman or a child discovers...a
juster way of thinking
than mine, I ought to confess it by my respect and obedience, though it
to alter my whole way of life.
MR 1.256 9 There is a sublime prudence which is the
very highest that we
know of man, which...postpones always the present hour to the whole
LT 1.266 4 ...there will be fragments and hints of men,
more than enough: bloated promises, which end in nothing or little. And
then truly great men, but with some defect in their composition which
neutralizes their whole
LT 1.266 19 ...when we stand by the seashore...a wave
comes up the beach
far higher than any foregoing one, and recedes; and for a long while
comes up to that mark; but after some time the whole sea is there and
LT 1.273 17 What does [the wealthy man]...but
resolve...to find himself out
some factor, to whose care and credit he may commit the whole managing
of his religious affairs;...
LT 1.273 19 To [some divine, the wealthy man] adheres,
resigns the whole
warehouse of his religion...into his custody;...
Con 1.308 17 I find this vast network, which you call
over the whole planet.
Con 1.309 9 I cannot then spare you the whole world.
Con 1.312 9 ...every whim is anticipated and served by
the best ability of
the whole population of each country.
Con 1.317 20 Yonder peasant...carries a whole
revolution of man and
nature in his head...
Con 1.317 27 ...[man] takes along with him and puts out
from himself the
whole apparatus of society and condition extempore...
Con 1.319 6 ...[the radical's] theory is right, but he
makes no allowance for
friction; and this omission makes his whole doctrine false.
Tran 1.332 8 The sturdy capitalist...must set [his
banking-house], at last... on a mass of unknown materials and
solidity...which...goes spinning away, dragging bank and banker with
it... And this wild balloon, in which his
whole venture is embarked, is a just symbol of his whole state and
Tran 1.332 9 The sturdy capitalist...must set [his
banking-house], at last... on a mass of unknown materials and
solidity...which...goes spinning away, dragging bank and banker with
it... And this wild balloon...is a just symbol
of his whole state and faculty.
Tran 1.334 12 From...this beholding of all things in
the mind, follow easily [the idealist's] whole ethics.
Tran 1.335 21 The Transcendentalist adopts the whole
Tran 1.342 18 ...[Society] saith, Whoso goes to walk
alone, accuses the
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whole, adj. (cont.)
Tran 1.343 7 ...if they tell you their whole thought,
[Transcendentalists] will own that love seems to them the last and
highest gift of nature;...
YA 1.367 23 ...the whole force of all the arts goes to
decoration of lands and dwellings.
YA 1.368 24 The land,-travel a whole day
YA 1.369 11 Whatever events in progress shall go to
disgust men with
cities...will render a service to the whole face of this continent...
YA 1.370 5 How much better when the whole land is a
YA 1.380 14 ...the swelling cry of voices for the
education of the people
indicates that Government has other offices than those of banker and
executioner. Witness...the whole Industrial Statistics, so called.
YA 1.383 18 ...the whole value of the dime is in
knowing what to do with it.
YA 1.386 15 Where is he who seeing a thousand
men...making the whole
region forlorn by their inaction...does not hear his call to go and be
Hist 2.3 5 He that is once admitted to the right of
reason is made a freeman
of the whole estate.
Hist 2.3 24 A man is the whole encyclopaedia of facts.
Hist 2.10 4 Every mind must know the whole lesson for
Hist 2.10 5 Every mind must know the whole lesson for
over the whole ground.
Hist 2.11 19 ...[Belzoni's] thought lives along the
whole line of temples
and sphinxes and catacombs...
Hist 2.12 6 ...the value which is given to wood by
carving led to the carving
over the whole mountain of stone of a cathedral.
Hist 2.24 18 In [the Grecian state] existed those human
supplied the sculptor with his models of Hercules, Phoebus, and
Jove;... wherein the face is...composed of...symmetrical features,
are so formed that it would be impossible for such eyes to squint and
furtive glances on this side and on that, but they must turn the whole
Hist 2.36 3 [Man's] power consists...in the fact that
his life is intertwined
with the whole chain of organic and inorganic being.
Hist 2.37 4 ...were [Talbot's] whole frame here,/ It is
of such a spacious, lofty pitch,/ Your roof were not sufficient to
Hist 2.38 18 [Each man] too shall pass through the
whole cycle of
SR 2.46 5 [Great works of art] teach us to abide by our
impression...then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other
SR 2.48 7 [Children's] mind being whole, their eye is
as yet unconquered...
SR 2.53 23 This rule [of self-reliance]...may serve for
the whole distinction
between greatness and meanness.
SR 2.61 4 Character, reality...takes place of the whole
SR 2.67 10 Before a leaf-bud has burst, [the rose's]
whole life acts;...
SR 2.72 5 At times the whole world seems to be in
conspiracy to importune
you with emphatic trifles.
SR 2.82 8 ...the rage of travelling is a symptom of a
affecting the whole intellectual action.
SR 2.83 8 Your own gift you can present every moment
cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation;...
SR 2.85 14 ...the whole bright calendar of the year is
without a dial in [the
man in the street's] mind.
Comp 2.97 6 ...each thing is a half, and suggests
another thing to make it
Comp 2.101 12 Each new form repeats not only the main
character of the
type, but part for part...all the...whole system of every other.
Comp 2.101 18 ...each [occupation, trade, art,
transaction] must somehow
accommodate the whole man and recite all his destiny.
Comp 2.103 18 Whilst thus the world will be whole...we
seek to act
Comp 2.105 24 ...when the disease began in the will, of
separation, the intellect is at once infected, so that the man ceases
God whole in each object...
Comp 2.119 22 [The mob's] actions are insane, like its
Comp 2.124 22 Every soul is by this intrinsic necessity
quitting its whole
system of things...
SL 2.139 10 The whole course of things goes to teach us
SL 2.140 10 I say, do not choose; but that is a figure
of speech by which I
would distinguish what is commonly called choice among men, and which
is a partial act...and not a whole act of the man.
SL 2.146 16 Show us an arc of the curve, and a good
find out the whole figure.
SL 2.150 14 Persons...dedicate their whole skill to the
hour and the
company,--with very imperfect result.
SL 2.161 24 The object of the man...is...to suffer the
law to traverse his
whole being without obstruction...
Lov1 2.170 19 ...[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 2.185 23 The union which is thus effected [by
love] and which adds a
new value to every atom in nature--for it transmutes every thread
throughout the whole web of relation into a golden ray...is yet a
Fdsp 2.191 4 ...the whole human family is bathed with
an element of love
like a fine ether.
Fdsp 2.198 5 The soul invirons itself with friends that
it may enter into a
grander self-acquaintance or solitude; and it goes alone for a season
may exalt its conversation or society. This method betrays itself along
whole history of our personal relations.
Fdsp 2.199 8 We snatch at the slowest fruit in the
whole garden of God...
Fdsp 2.201 18 In one condemnation of folly stand the
whole universe of
Fdsp 2.211 22 There can never be deep peace between two
mutual respect, until in their dialogue each stands for the whole
Prd1 2.223 3 Once in a long time, a man traverses the
Hsm1 2.256 13 In Beaumont and Fletcher's Sea Voyage,
Juletta tells the
stout captain and his company,--Jul. Why, slaves, 't is in our power to
ye./ Master. Very likely,/ 'T is in our powers, then, to be hanged, and
ye./ These replies are sound and whole.
OS 2.280 6 In the book I read, the good thought returns
to me...the image
of the whole soul.
OS 2.291 7 The simplest utterances are worthiest to be
written, yet are they
so cheap and so things of course, that in the infinite riches of the
soul it is
like gathering a few pebbles off the ground, or bottling a little air
in a phial, when the whole earth and the whole atmosphere are ours.
OS 2.297 15 [Man] will calmly front the morrow in the
negligency of that
trust which carries God with it and so hath already the whole future in
bottom of the heart.
Cir 2.312 27 [Some Petrarch or Ariosto]...breaks up my
whole chain of
Int 2.334 6 So lies the whole series of natural images
with which your life
has made you acquainted, in your memory, though you know it not;...
Int 2.337 26 ...the mystic pencil wherewith we...draw
states]...can design well and group well;...and the whole canvas which
paints is lifelike...
Int 2.341 17 Exactly parallel is the whole rule of
intellectual duty to the
rule of moral duty.
Art1 2.353 25 ...the whole extant product of the
plastic arts has herein its
highest value, as history;...
Art1 2.358 2 ...with each moment [the artist] alters
the whole air, attitude
and expression of his clay.
Art1 2.363 21 A man should find in [art] an outlet for
his whole energy.
Pt1 3.6 16 The poet is...the man...who...traverses the
whole scale of
Pt1 3.10 6 ...[the poet] has a whole new experience to
Pt1 3.17 9 ...there is no fact in nature which does not
carry the whole sense
Pt1 3.25 3 ...[the poet's thoughts], sharing the
aspiration of the whole
universe, tend to paint a far more delicate copy of their essence on
Pt1 3.31 22 ...Aesop reports the whole catalogue of
common daily relations
through the masquerade of birds and beasts;...
Pt1 3.40 16 Stand there, [O poet,]...hissed and hooted,
stand and strive, until at last rage draw out of thee that dream-power
which every night
shows thee is thine own; a power transcending all limit and privacy,
virtue of which a man is the conductor of the whole river of
Pt1 3.42 11 Thou [O poet] shalt have the whole land for
thy park and
Exp 3.57 18 Of course it needs the whole society to
give the symmetry we
Exp 3.59 14 The whole frame of things preaches
Exp 3.61 3 ...we should...do broad justice where we
actual companions and circumstances...as the mystic officials to whom
universe has delegated its whole pleasure for us.
Mrs1 3.121 25 [Good society] is a spontaneous fruit of
talents and feelings
of precisely that class...who take the lead in the world at this hour,
though...far from constituting the gladdest and highest tone of human
feeling, it is as good as the whole society permits it to be.
Mrs1 3.132 25 A man should not go where he cannot carry
sphere or society with him...
Mrs1 3.132 27 A man should not go where he cannot carry
sphere or society with him,--not bodily, the whole circle of his
Mrs1 3.139 11 The person who...converses with heat,
puts whole drawing-rooms
Mrs1 3.141 15 The favorites of society, and what it
calls whole souls, are
Mrs1 3.144 10 ...here is...Reverend Jul Bat, who has
converted the whole
torrid zone in his Sunday school;...
Mrs1 3.145 26 The epitaph of Sir Jenkin Grout is not
to the present age: Here lies Sir Jenkin Grout...whoso touched his
finger, drew after it his whole body.
Nat2 3.180 18 The whole code of [nature's] laws may be
written on the
Nat2 3.183 15 Man carries...the whole astronomy and
in a thought.
Nat2 3.194 2 [Nature's] secret is untold. Many and many
arrives; he has the whole mystery teeming in his brain.
Nat2 3.195 27 ...the knowledge that we traverse the
whole scale of being... lends that sublime lustre to death, which
philosophy and religion have too
outwardly and literally striven to express in the popular doctrine of
immortality of the soul.
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whole, adj. (cont.)
Pol1 3.201 25 Of persons, all have equal rights, in
virtue of being identical
in nature. This interest of course with its whole power demands a
Pol1 3.204 6 ...there is an instinctive sense...that
the whole constitution of
property, on its present tenures, is injurious...
Pol1 3.206 21 What the owners wish to do, the whole
power of property
NR 3.231 24 The property will be found where the labor,
the wisdom and
the virtue have been...in classes and (the whole life-time considered,
the compensations) in the individual also.
NR 3.242 12 ...care is taken that the whole tune shall
NR 3.242 22 Nature keeps herself whole and her
representation complete in
the experience of each mind.
NR 3.245 9 No sentence will hold the whole truth...
NER 3.254 22 It is right and beautiful in any man to
say, I will take this
coat, or this book, or this measure of corn of yours,--in whom we see
act...to flow from the whole spirit and faith of him;...
NER 3.256 11 This whole business of Trade gives me to
pause and think...
NER 3.259 15 ...is not this absurd, that the whole
liberal talent of this
country should be directed in its best years on studies which lead to
NER 3.270 12 We must go up to a higher platform, to
which we are always
invited to ascend; there, the whole aspect of things changes.
NER 3.280 12 The familiar experiment called the
hydrostatic paradox, in
which a capillary column of water balances the ocean, is a symbol of
relation of one man to the whole family of men.
NER 3.282 16 ...I know that the whole truth is here for
UGM 4.12 2 Unpublished nature will have its whole
UGM 4.15 17 [The people] delight in a man. Here is a
head and a trunk! What a front! what eyes! Atlantean shoulders, and the
UGM 4.25 16 ...there are vices and follies incident to
UGM 4.27 16 They cry up the virtues of George
George Washington! is the poor Jacobin's whole speech and confutation.
UGM 4.30 21 Generous and handsome, [the thoughtful
youth] says, is your
hero; but look at yonder poor Paddy...look at his whole nation of
UGM 4.31 20 ...if any appear never to assume the chair,
but always to
stand and serve, it is because we do not see the company in a
long period for the whole rotation of parts to come about.
PPh 4.41 12 ...wherever we find a man higher by a whole
head than any of
his contemporaries, it is sure to come into doubt what are his real
PPh 4.50 19 The whole world is but a manifestation of
PPh 4.71 16 [Socrates] can drink, too;...and after
leaving the whole party
under the table, goes away as if nothing had happened...
PNR 4.82 9 In ascribing to Plato the merit of
announcing [the expansions
of facts], we only say, Here was a more complete man, who could apply
nature the whole scale of the senses, the understanding and the reason.
SwM 4.103 9 ...[Swedenborg] is not to be measured by
whole colleges of
SwM 4.107 14 The whole art of the plant is still to
repeat leaf on leaf
SwM 4.110 25 ...[Swedenborg's] printed works amount to
about fifty stout
octavos, his scientific works being about half of the whole number;...
SwM 4.113 11 The pursuing the inquiry under the light
of an end or final
cause gives wonderful animation, a sort of personality to the whole
writing [of Swedenborg].
SwM 4.143 20 It is remarkable that this man
entirely devoid of the whole apparatus of poetic expression...
MoS 4.175 21 ...as soon as each man attains the poise
and vivacity which
allow the whole machinery to play, he will not need extreme examples...
MoS 4.178 17 The Eastern sages owned the goddess
Yoganidra, the great
illusory energy of Vishnu, by whom, as utter ignorance, the whole world
MoS 4.183 17 This faith avails to the whole emergency
of life and objects. The world is saturated with deity and with law.
ShP 4.193 14 ...so many rising geniuses have enlarged
or altered [Elizabethan plays], inserting a speech or a whole
scene...that no man can
any longer claim copyright in this work of numbers.
ShP 4.197 18 ...in the whole society of English
writers, a large
unacknowledged debt [to Chaucer] is easily traced.
ShP 4.214 20 ...like the tone of voice of some
incomparable person, so [are
Shakespeare's sonnets] a speech of poetic beings, and any clause as
unproducible now as a whole poem.
NMW 4.230 1 ...[Bonaparte's] whole talent is strained
manoeuvre and evolution...
NMW 4.242 27 ...even when the majority of the people
had begun to ask
whether they had really gained any thing under the exhausting levies of
men and money of the new master [Napoleon], the whole talent of the
country...took his part...
NMW 4.256 23 Bonaparte may be said to represent the
whole history of
this [democrat] party...
NMW 4.257 14 [Napoleon] left France smaller, poorer,
feebler, than he
found it; and the whole contest for freedom was to be begun again.
GoW 4.272 6 [Goethe's] Helena...is...the work of one
who found himself
the master of histories, mythologies, philosophies, sciences and
literatures, in the encyclopaedical manner in which modern erudition,
its international intercourse of the whole earth's population,
Indian, Etruscan and all Cyclopean arts;...
ET1 5.5 13 ...I have copied the few notes I made of
visits to persons, as
they respect parties quite too good and too transparent to the whole
make it needful to affect any prudery of suppression about a few hints
those bright personalities.
ET3 5.36 22 ...we have the same difficulty in making a
social or moral
estimate of England, that the sheriff finds in drawing a jury to try
cause which has agitated the whole community...
ET3 5.38 16 ...there is no hour in the whole year when
one cannot work [in
ET3 5.41 24 ...these Britons have precisely the best
commercial position in
the whole planet...
ET4 5.51 4 Everything English is a fusion of distant
elements. The language is mixed;...the currents of thought are
people scattered by their wars and affairs over the face of the whole
earth, and homesick to a man;...
ET4 5.65 13 [The English] are round, ruddy and
handsome; at least the
whole bust is well formed...
ET5 5.94 1 A proof of the energy of the British people
is the highly
artificial construction of the whole fabric.
ET5 5.94 5 The climate and geography [of England], I
said, were factitious, as if the hands of man had arranged the
conditions. The same character
pervades the whole kingdom.
ET5 5.98 13 The manners and customs of [English]
society are artificial;... and we have a nation whose existence is a
work of art;--a cold, barren, almost arctic isle being made the most
fruitful, luxurious and imperial land
in the whole earth.
ET7 5.116 19 ...any slipperiness in the [English]
government of political
faith...would bring the whole nation to a committee of inquiry and
ET9 5.146 17 I have found that Englishmen have such a
good opinion of
England that...the New Yorker or Pennsylvanian who modestly laments the
disadvantage of a new country, log-huts and savages, is surprised by
instant and unfeigned commiseration of the whole company...
ET10 5.157 23 Six hundred years ago, Roger
machines can be constructed to drive ships more rapidly than a whole
galley of rowers could do;...
ET10 5.167 13 The incessant repetition of the same
hand-work dwarfs the
man...to make a pin-polisher, a buckle-maker, or any other specialty;
presently, in a change of industry, whole towns are sacrificed...
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 5.196 11 ...advantages once confined to men of
family are now open
to the whole middle class.
ET12 5.203 6 I saw the whole [Thomas Lawrence art
in April, 1848.
ET12 5.204 27 The whole expense, says Professor Sewel,
college tuition at Oxford, is about sixteen guineas a year.
ET12 5.205 7 ...the expenses of private tuition [at
Oxford] are reckoned at
from 50 pounds to 70 pounds a year, or 1000 dollars for the whole
three years and a half.
ET12 5.207 4 Greek erudition exists on the Isis and
is loaded with Greek learning; the whole river has reached a certain
ET14 5.236 11 The union of Saxon precision and Oriental
which Shakspeare is the perfect example, is shared in less degree by
writers of two centuries. I find...the whole writing of the time
a masculine force and freedom.
ET14 5.237 4 The country gentlemen [in England] had a
posset or drink
they called October; and the poets, as if by this hint, knew how to
whole season into their autumnal verses...
ET15 5.261 15 A relentless inquisition [the newspaper]
drags every secret
to the day...and no weakness can be taken advantage of by an enemy,
the whole people are already forewarned.
ET15 5.265 1 The late Mr. Walter was printer of The
[London] Times, and
had gradually arranged the whole materiel of it in perfect system.
ET16 5.278 27 Some diligent Fellowes or Layard will
arrive, stone by
stone, at the whole history [of Stonehenge]...
F 6.28 19 ...when a strong will appears, it usually
results from a certain
unity of organization, as if the whole energy of body and mind flowed
F 6.36 10 The whole circle of animal life...pleases at
F 6.36 12 The whole circle of animal life...until at
last the whole
menagerie...is mellowed...for higher use-pleases at a sufficient
F 6.36 13 The whole circle of animal life...until at
last...the whole chemical
mass is...refined for higher use-pleases at a sufficient perspective.
F 6.44 3 The whole world is the flux of matter over the
wires of thought to
the poles or points where it would build.
Pow 6.68 9 The rule for this whole class of [natural]
agencies is,--all plus is
good; only put it in the right place.
Pow 6.74 22 [Many an artist] is up to nature and the
First Cause in his
thought. But the spasm to collect and swing his whole being into one
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whole, adj. (cont.)
Pow 6.75 9 There was, in the whole city, but one street
in which Pericles
was ever seen...
Pow 6.75 13 During the whole period of his
administration [Pericles] never
dined at the table of a friend.
Wth 6.85 5 [A man] is no whole man until he knows how
to earn a
Wth 6.95 18 The Persians say, 'T is the same to him who
wears a shoe, as
if the whole earth were covered with leather.
Wth 6.102 26 Forty years ago, a dollar would not buy
much in Boston. Now it will buy a great deal more in our old town,
contemporaneous growth of New York and the whole country.
Wth 6.115 19 A garden is like those pernicious
machineries we read of
every month in the newspapers, which catch a man's coat-skirt or his
and draw in his arm, his leg and his whole body to irresistible
Ctr 6.149 19 You cannot have one well-bred man without
a whole society
Ctr 6.153 2 [The English] have piqued themselves on
governing the whole
world in the poor, plain, dark Committee-room which the House of
Commons sat in, before the fire.
Ctr 6.160 21 There is a certain loftiness of thought
and power to marshal
and adjust particulars, which can only come from an insight of their
Bhr 6.169 11 Nature tells every secret once. Yes, but
in man she tells it all
the time, by form...and by the whole action of the machine.
Bhr 6.175 17 ...perhaps the ambitious youth thinks he
has got the whole
secret when he has learned that disengaged manners are commanding.
Bhr 6.176 21 Take a thorn-bush, said the emir
Abdel-Kader, and sprinkle it
for a whole year with rose-water;--it will yield nothing but thorns.
Bhr 6.177 7 The whole economy of nature is bent on
Bhr 6.177 10 Men are like Geneva watches with crystal
faces which expose
the whole movement.
Bhr 6.178 3 The jockeys say of certain horses that they
look over the whole
Bhr 6.182 15 ...[Balzac] says, The look, the voice, the
respiration, and the
attitude or walk, are identical. But, as it has not been given to man
power to stand guard at once over these four different simultaneous
expressions of his thought, watch that one which speaks out the truth,
you will know the whole man.
Bhr 6.185 6 Look on this woman. There is not
beauty...but all see her
gladly; her whole air and impression are healthful.
Wsp 6.202 25 The whole creation is made of hooks and
Wsp 6.203 26 'T is a whole population of gentlemen and
ladies out in
search of religions.
Wsp 6.204 22 ...the whole state of man is a state of
Wsp 6.238 23 The race of mankind have always offered at
implied thanks for the gift of existence,--namely...the terror of its
taken away... The whole revelation that is vouchsafed us is the gentle
trust, which, in our experience, we find will cover also with flowers
the slopes of
CbW 6.269 24 ...a virulent, aggressive fool taints the
reason of a
household. I have seen a whole family of quiet, sensible people
and beside themselves, victims of such a rogue.
Bty 6.282 2 The naturalist is led from the road by the
whole distance of his
Bty 6.303 19 The new virtue which constitutes a thing
beautiful is...a power
to suggest relation to the whole world...
SS 7.8 14 'T is no wonder, when each has his whole
head, our societies
should be so small.
Civ 7.34 22 ...the highest proof of civility is that
the whole public action of
the State is directed on securing the greatest good of the greatest
Art2 7.50 16 The whole language of men...points at the
belief that every
work of art, in proportion to its excellence, partakes of the precision
Art2 7.51 4 ...we arrive at this conclusion, which I
offer as a confirmation
of the whole view, that the delight which a work of art affords, seems
arise from our recognizing in it the mind that formed Nature...
Elo1 7.63 6 ...a jar in a battery is charged with the
whole electricity of the
Elo1 7.68 19 Set a New Englander to describe any
happened in his presence. What hesitation and reserve in his narrative!
He... though he cannot describe, hopes to suggest the whole scene.
Elo1 7.70 16 The whole world knows pretty well the
style of these [Eastern] improvisators...in our translations of the
Elo1 7.92 4 The listener cannot hide from himself that
something has been
shown him and the whole world which he did not wish to see;...
Elo1 7.98 14 It is only to these simple strokes [of the
moral sentiment] that
the highest power belongs,--when a weak human hand touches...the
beams and rafters on which the whole structure of Nature and society is
Elo1 7.100 7 [Eloquence's] great masters...were grave
that object for which they toiled...as above the whole world, and
DL 7.106 24 ...Pilgrim's Progress...what a wardrobe to
dress the whole
world withal, are in this encyclopaedia of young thinking!
DL 7.114 25 Our whole use of wealth needs revision and
DL 7.116 12 ...this voice of communities and ages, Give
us wealth and the
good household shall exist, is vicious, and leaves the whole difficulty
DL 7.116 25 [The reform that applies itself to the
household] must correct
the whole system of our social living.
DL 7.118 6 With a change of aim has followed a change
of the whole scale
by which men and things were wont to be measured.
DL 7.130 24 The man, the woman, needs not the
embellishment of canvas
and marble...for they know by heart the whole instinct of majesty.
Farm 7.144 14 The tree can draw on the whole air, the
Farm 7.148 5 In September, when the pears hang
a gusty day which shakes the whole garden and throws down the heaviest
fruit in bruised heaps.
WD 7.171 16 The sky is the varnish or glory with which
the Artist has
washed the whole work...
WD 7.185 1 ...Zeus rose, and with one stride cleared
the whole distance, and said, Where shall I shoot? there is no space
Boks 7.192 26 It seems...as if some charitable
soul...would do a right act in
naming those [books] which have been bridges or ships to carry him
safely... into palaces and temples. This would be best done by those
great masters of
books who from time to time appear...whose eyes sweep the whole horizon
Boks 7.194 11 ...whole nations have derived their
culture from a single
Boks 7.213 25 [The imagination] has a flute which sets
the atoms of our
frame in a dance, like planets; and once so liberated, the whole man
drunk to the music, they never quite subside to their old stony state.
Boks 7.220 18 ...[the French Institute and the British
the whole body into sections, each of which sits upon and reports of
matters confided to it...
Boks 7.220 24 ...how attractive is the whole literature
of the Roman de la
Rose, the Fabliaux, and the gaie science of the French Troubadours!
Clbs 7.242 3 Even Montesquieu confessed that in
conversation, if he
perceived he was listened to by a third person, it seemed to him from
moment the whole question vanished from his mind.
Cour 7.256 14 How short a time since this whole nation
morning to read or hear the traits of courage of its sons and brothers
Suc 7.286 16 We have seen a woman who by pure song
could melt the
souls of whole populations.
Suc 7.296 27 ...the powers of this busy brain are
miraculous and illimitable. Therein are the rules and formulas by which
the whole empire of matter is
Suc 7.307 3 ...the heart at the centre of the universe
with every throb hurls
the flood of happiness into every artery, vein and veinlet, so that the
system is inundated with the tides of joy.
PI 8.8 4 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 8.57 25 An intrepid magniloquence appears in all the
whole ocean flamed as one wound.
PI 8.63 19 There is something...the eminent scholars of
and reviewers, romancers and poets included, might deny and blaspheme
it,--which is setting us and them aside and the whole world also, and
PI 8.66 24 The philosophy which a nation receives,
rules its...whole history.
PI 8.69 14 The book [Goethe's Faust]...stands unhappily
related to the
whole modern world;...
PI 8.71 16 The poet is representative,--whole man,
diamond-merchant, symbolizer, emancipator;...
PI 8.73 18 [Poets] are, in our experience, men of every
degree of skill,-- some of them only once or twice receivers of an
inspiration, and presently
falling back on a low life. The drop of ichor that tingles in their
veins... cannot lift the whole man to the digestion and function of
SA 8.94 22 Sainte-Beuve tells us of the privileged
circle at Coppet, that
after making an excursion one day, the party returned in two coaches
Chambery to Aix, on the way to Coppet. The first coach had many rueful
accidents to relate...danger and gloom to the whole company.
SA 8.99 26 In a whole nation of Hottentots there shall
not be one valuable
SA 8.101 24 In America, the necessity of...building
every house and barn
and fence, then church and town-house...made the whole population
Elo2 8.115 22 [The orator's] speech must be just ahead
of the assembly, ahead of the whole human race, or it is superfluous.
Elo2 8.124 19 The orator must command the whole scale
of the language...
Res 8.143 20 The emancipation has brought a whole
nation of negroes as
Res 8.143 26 The whole history of our civil war is rich
in a thousand
anecdotes attesting the fertility of resource...of our people.
Comc 8.158 6 Unconscious creatures do the whole will of
Comc 8.163 1 The peace of society and the decorum of
tables seem to
require that next to a notable wit should always be posted a phlegmatic
man, able to stand without movement of muscle whole broadsides
of this Greek fire.
Eugene F. Irey 5208
whole, adj. (cont.)
Comc 8.164 10 ...as the religious sentiment is the most
vital and sublime of
all our sentiments...so is it abhorrent to our whole nature, when, in
absence of the sentiment, the act or word or officer volunteers to
stand in its
Comc 8.173 6 What is nobler than the expansive
sentiment of patriotism, which would find brothers in a whole nation?
QO 8.182 9 ...the psalms and liturgies of churches,
are...of this slow
growth,-a fagot of selections gathered through ages...until it is at
work of the whole communion of worshippers.
QO 8.183 6 ...the whole cyclopaedia of [a great man's]
presently believed to be his own.
PC 8.212 12 Our towns are still rude...and the whole
PC 8.215 3 ...[Roger Bacon] announced that machines can
to drive ships more rapidly than a whole galley of rowers could do...
PC 8.215 26 ...from time to time in history, men are
born a whole age too
PPo 8.244 10 Here is a poem on a melon, by Adsched of
Meru:-Color, taste and smell, smaragdus, sugar and musk,/ Amber for the
tongue, for the
eye a picture rare,/ If you cut the fruit in slices, every slice a
crescent fair,/ If you leave it whole, the full harvest moon is there./
PPo 8.248 9 ...it is only a few delicate spirits who
are sufficient to see that
the whole web of convention is the imbecility of those whom it
PPo 8.259 9 [Hafiz] has run through the whole gamut of
Insp 8.276 6 We must prize our own youth. Later, we
want heat to execute
our plans: the good will, the knowledge, the whole armory of means are
present, but a certain heat that once used not to fail, refuses its
Insp 8.294 7 We esteem nations important, until we
discover...later, that it
is...at last...the lowliness, the outpouring, the large equality to
truth of a
single mind,-as if in the narrow walls of a human heart the whole realm
truth...found room to exist.
Grts 8.303 4 The man in the tavern maintains his
opinion, though the
whole crowd takes the other side; we are at once drawn to him.
Grts 8.305 11 Others find a charm and a profession in
the natural history of
man and the mammalia or related animals;...others in the elements of
the whole world is made.
Imtl 8.324 27 ...the whole life of man in the first
ages was ponderously
determined on death;...
Imtl 8.335 1 The mind delights in immense time;
delights...in the age of
trees, say of the sequoias, a few of which will span the whole history
Dem1 10.9 23 Goethe said: These whimsical pictures
have an analogy with our whole life and fate.
Dem1 10.14 19 ...while the whole multitude was on the
way, an augur
called out to them to stand still...
Dem1 10.28 5 The whole world is an omen and a sign.
Aris 10.37 9 ...[the common man's] whole life is a
Aris 10.40 15 If the finders of glass, gunpowder,
printing, electricity... should keep their secrets, or only communicate
them to each other, must
not the whole race of mankind serve them as gods?
Aris 10.47 24 Whoever wants more power than is the
of his faculty, is a politician, and must pay for that excess; must
it. This is the whole game of society and the politics of the world.
Aris 10.53 26 ...I have seen a man of teeming brain
come among these men [in a village]...and drawing all these men round
him...interested the whole
village...in his facts;...
Aris 10.62 15 ...[the gentleman] will find...in the
civility of whole nations, vulgarity of sentiment.
PerF 10.74 4 [Man's] whole frame is responsive to the
PerF 10.80 21 ...[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. And I suppose, if he could have played
loud enough...the whole population of the globe would beat time...
Chr2 10.99 7 The Divine Mind imparts itself to the
single person: his
whole duty is to this rule and teaching.
Chr2 10.102 11 See how one noble person dwarfs a whole
Chr2 10.113 10 ...the whole science of theology [is] of
Edc1 10.148 19 The whole theory of the school is on the
nurse's or mother'
Edc1 10.153 27 ...the whole world is needed for the
tuition of each pupil.
Supl 10.166 5 A little fact is worth a whole limbo of
Supl 10.172 12 ...[it] was similarly asserted of the
late Lord Jeffrey, at the
Scottish bar,-an attentive auditor declaring on one occasion after an
argument of three hours, that he had spoken the whole English language
three times over in his speech.
Supl 10.173 8 ...it would seem the whole human race
agree to value a man
precisely in proportion to his power of expression;...
SovE 10.196 25 Have you said to yourself ever: I
abdicate all choice, I see
it is not for me to interfere. I see...that I have been a pitiful
I have wished...to dress and order my whole way and system of living.
SovE 10.199 22 God is one and omnipresent; here or
nowhere is the whole
SovE 10.206 5 Superstitious persons we see with
respect, because their
whole existence is not bounded by their hats and their shoes...
MoL 10.244 19 In Puritanism, how the whole Jewish
history became flesh
and blood in those men, let Bunyan show.
MoL 10.256 1 We should see in [the work of art] the
great belief of the
artist, which caused him to make it so as he did, and not otherwise;...
somewhat that must be done then and there by him; he could not take his
neck out of that yoke, and save his soul. And this design must shine
the whole performance.
Plu 10.321 12 [The language of the 1718 edition of
Plutarch] runs through
the whole scale of conversation in the street, the market...
LLNE 10.329 6 ...chemistry, which is the analysis of
matter, has taught us
that we eat gas, drink gas, tread on gas, and are gas. The same
decomposition has changed the whole face of physics;...
LLNE 10.336 21 Astronomy...compelled a certain
extension and uplifting
of our views of the Deity and his Providence. This correction of our
superstitions was confirmed by the new science of Geology, and the
train of discoveries in every department.
LLNE 10.340 27 [Channing] found [at Warren's house] a
assembly of gentlemen variously distinguished;...they were...drawing
gently towards their great expectation, when a side-door opened, the
company streamed in to an oyster supper...
LLNE 10.348 13 Fourier carried a whole French
Revolution in his head...
LLNE 10.353 16 Before such a man [as Plato or Christ]
the whole world
becomes Fourierized or Christized or humanized...
EzRy 10.395 9 ...[Ezra Ripley's] whole life and
MMEm 10.416 15 Folly follows me [Mary Moody Emerson] as
shadow does the form. Yet my whole life devoted to find some new truth
which will link me closer to God.
MMEm 10.422 23 To her nephew Charles [Mary Moody
Emerson writes]: War; what do I think of it? Why in your ear I think it
so much better than
oppression that if it were ravaging the whole geography of despotism it
would be an omen of high and glorious import.
MMEm 10.432 3 Shame on me [Mary Moody Emerson] who have
within three years to sit whole days in peace and enjoyment without the
least apparent benefit to any...
Carl 10.490 4 [Carlyle] talks like a very unhappy
man...meditating how to
undermine and explode the whole world of nonsense which torments him.
Carl 10.491 3 Forster of Rawdon described to me a
dinner at the table d'
hote of some provincial hotel where he carried Carlyle, and where an
canon had uttered something. Carlyle began to talk, first to the
then to the walls, and then, lastly, unmistakably to the priest, in a
that frightened the whole company.
LS 11.5 20 St. Luke...after relating the breaking of
the bread [at the Last
Supper], has these words: This do in remembrance of me. In St.
whole transaction is passed over without notice.
LS 11.7 25 ...I cannot bring myself to believe that in
the use of such an
expression [This do in remembrance of me] [Jesus] looked beyond the
living generation...and meant to impose a memorial feast upon the whole
LS 11.15 12 Elsewhere [St. Paul] tells [the primitive
Church] that at that
time [the second coming of Christ], the world would be burnt up with
fire... so slow were the disciples...to receive the idea which we
receive, that his
second coming was...the dominion of his religion in the hearts of men,
extended gradually over the whole world.
LS 11.17 1 You say, every time you celebrate the rite
[the Lord's Supper], that Jesus enjoined it; and the whole language you
use conveys that
LS 11.22 18 The whole world was full of idols and
LS 11.24 10 ...It is my desire, in the office of a
Christian minister, to do
nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart.
HDC 11.40 11 [The Concord settler's pastor said] If we
look to number, we
are the fewest;...if to wealth and riches, we are the poorest of all
of God through the whole world.
HDC 11.49 10 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
HDC 11.71 14 On the 26th of the month [September,
1774], the whole
town [Concord] resolved itself into a committee of safety...
HDC 11.78 4 In the whole course of the [Revolutionary]
war the town [Concord] did not depart from this pledge it had given.
HDC 11.82 6 ...in 1788, the town [Concord], by its
delegate, accepted the
new Constitution of the United States, and this event closed the whole
series of important public events in which this town played a part.
EWI 11.105 12 Granville Sharpe was accidentally made
the sufferings of a slave, whom a West Indian planter had brought with
to London, and had beaten with a pistol on his head, so badly that his
body became diseased...
EWI 11.106 7 [Granville] Sharpe instantly...gave
himself to the study of
English law...until he had proved that the opinions relied on, of
Yorke, were incompatible...with the whole spirit of English law.
EWI 11.109 2 More seamen died in [the slave] trade in
one year than in the
whole remaining trade of the country [England] in two.
EWI 11.109 10 In 1791, a bill to abolish the [slave]
trade was brought in by
Wilberforce, and supported by him and by Fox and Burke and Pitt, with
utmost ability and faithfulness; resisted by the planters and the whole
Indian interest, and lost.
A Concordance to the Collected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson 5209
whole, adj. (cont.)
EWI 11.120 18 Sir Lionel Smith, the governor, writes to
Ministry, It is impossible for me to do justice to the good order,
and gratitude which the whole laboring population [in Jamaica]
on that happy occasion [emancipation].
EWI 11.126 15 ...[British merchants] saw further that
the slave-trade, by
keeping in barbarism the whole coast of eastern Africa, deprives them
countries and nations of customers...
EWI 11.127 15 ...the whole transaction [emancipation in
the West Indies] reflects infinite honor on the people and parliament
EWI 11.143 1 [The blacks] won the pity and respect
which they have
received [in the West Indies], by their powers and native endowments. I
think this a circumstance of the highest import. Their whole future is
EWI 11.144 13 ...now, the arrival in the world of such
men as Toussaint... outweighs in good omen all the English and American
humanity. The anti-slavery
of the whole world is dust in the balance before this...
War 11.152 22 On its own scale, on the virtues it
loves, [war]...shakes the
whole society until every atom falls into the place its specific
War 11.158 13 The celebrated Cavendish...wrote
thus...on his return from a
voyage round the world: Sept. 1588. It hath pleased Almighty God to
me to circumpass the whole globe of the world...
War 11.163 26 ...always we are daunted by the
appearances; not seeing that
their whole value lies at bottom in the state of mind.
FSLC 11.180 4 There are men who are as sure indexes of
the equity of
legislation...as the barometer is of the weight of the air, and it is a
when these are discontented, for though they snuff oppression and
at a distance, it is because they are more impressionable: the whole
population will in a short time be as painfully affected.
FSLC 11.180 16 ...The Boston of the American
Revolution, which figures
so proudly in John Adams's Diary, which the whole country has been
reading; Boston...must bow its ancient honor in the dust...
FSLC 11.185 8 Because of this preoccupied mind, the
whole wealth and
power of Boston...are thrown into the scale of crime...
FSLC 11.196 17 But worse, not the officials alone are
bribed [by the
Fugitive Slave Law], but the whole community is solicited.
FSLC 11.200 2 When a moral quality comes into
principles are laid bare, which cast light on the whole frame of
FSLC 11.203 16 ...very unexpectedly to the whole Union,
on the 7th
March, 1850...[Webster] crossed the line, and became the head of the
slavery party in this country.
FSLN 11.221 23 I remember [Webster's] appearance at
Bunker's Hill. There was the Monument, and here was Webster. He knew
was only to say plain and equal things...and the whole occasion was
answered by his presence.
FSLN 11.224 12 Four years ago to-night...Mr. Webster,
most unexpectedly, threw his whole weight on the side of Slavery...
FSLN 11.227 22 ...Mr. Webster and the country went for
the application to
these poor men [negroes] of quadruped law. People were expecting a
different course from Mr. Webster. If any man had in that hour
the weight with the country which he had acquired, he could have
the whole country to its senses.
FSLN 11.232 4 Each [party] wishes to cover the whole
AsSu 11.248 4 Many years ago, when Mr. Webster was
Washington to a duel by one of these [Southern] madcaps, his friends
forward with prompt good sense and said such a thing was not to be
of; Mr. Webster's life was the property of his friends and of the whole
AsSu 11.248 6 The whole state of South Carolina does
not now offer one or
any number of persons who are to be weighed for a moment in the scale
with such a person as the meanest of them all has now struck down.
AKan 11.257 24 ...I submit that, in a case like this,
where...the whole world
knows that this is no accidental brawl...I submit that the governor and
legislature should neither slumber nor sleep till they have found out
send effectual aid and comfort to these poor farmers [in Kansas]...
AKan 11.261 12 The President told the Kansas Committee
that the whole
difficulty grew from the factious spirit of the Kansas people...
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
JBB 11.269 20 Nothing can resist the sympathy which all
must feel with [John] Brown, and through them the whole civilized
ACiv 11.299 11 ...Why cannot the best civilization be
extended over the
ACiv 11.299 24 Our whole history appears like a last
effort of the Divine
Providence in behalf of the human race;...
ACiv 11.303 5 Better the war...should threaten fracture
in what is still
whole...and so...exasperate our nationality.
ACiv 11.304 6 [Emancipation] is a progressive policy,
puts the whole
people in healthy, productive, amiable position...
ACiv 11.306 12 There does exist, perhaps, a popular
will...that our trade, and therefore our laws, must have the whole
breadth of the continent...
ACiv 11.306 20 ...what kind of peace shall at that
moment be easiest
attained, [the people] will make concessions for it,-will give up the
slaves, and the whole torment of the past half-century will come back
ACiv 11.307 20 ...whilst Slavery makes and keeps
removes the whole objection to union.
EPro 11.323 27 The [Civil] war...brought with it the
immense benefit of... preventing the whole force of Southern connection
throughout the North from distracting every city with endless
EPro 11.324 13 If you could add, say [foreign critics],
to your strength the
whole army of England, of France and of Austria, you could not coerce
eight millions of people to come under this government against their
ALin 11.332 21 ...how [Lincoln's] good nature became a
noble humanity, in many a tragic case which the events of the war
brought to him, every one
will remember; and with what increasing tenderness he dealt when a
race was thrown on his compassion.
HCom 11.340 19 Where faith made whole with deed/
awakening breath/ Into the lifeless creed,/ They saw [Truth] plumed and
mailed,/ With sweet, stern face unveiled,/ And all-repaying eyes, look
proud on them in death/ Lowell, Commemoration Ode.
SMC 11.352 16 ...this one violation [slavery] was a
subtle poison, which in
eighty years corrupted the whole overgrown body politic...
SMC 11.364 26 [George Prescott writes] I told
Lieutenant Bowers, this
morning, that I could afford to be sick from bringing the tent-poles,
saved the whole regiment from sleeping out-doors;...
SMC 11.365 6 [George Prescott] had the satisfaction to
see the whole
regiment enjoying the protection of these tents.
SMC 11.371 26 Every day, for the last eight days, there
has been a terrible
battle the whole length of the line.
SMC 11.373 21 One of [George Prescott's] townsmen and
these words: He was one of the few men who fight for principle. He did
fight for glory, honor, nor money, but because he thought it his duty.
are not my feelings only, but of the whole regiment.
Koss 11.398 26 As you [Kossuth] see, the love you win
[from Americans] is worth something; for it has been argued
through;...it has proved sound
Wom 11.407 13 ...[women] give entirely to their
affections, set their whole
fortune on the die...
Wom 11.419 15 ...perhaps it is because these people
[advocates of women'
s rights] have been deprived of...opportunities, such as they
they have been stung to say, It is too late for us...but, at least, we
that the whole race of women shall not suffer as we have suffered.
Shak1 11.449 22 ...we pause expectant before the genius
as if his biography were not yet written; until the problem of the
English race is solved.
Humb 11.457 13 ...a whole French Academy, travelled in
ChiE 11.474 18 ...Sir Frederic Bruce attributed to Mr.
merit of the happy reform in the relations of foreign governments to
China. I am quite sure that I heard from Mr. Burlingame in New
whole merit of it belonged to Sir Frederic Bruce.
CPL 11.498 12 [Peter Bulkeley said] If we look to
number, we are the
fewest;...if to wealth and riches, we are the poorest of all the people
through the whole world.
CPL 11.508 23 ...the whole assembly to whom I speak
in the feeling of this town [Concord] in regard to the new Library...
FRep 11.513 6 ...it is not...the whole magazine of
material nature that can
give the sum of power...
FRep 11.513 13 Our sleepy civilization, ever since
Roger Bacon and Monk
Schwartz invented gunpowder, has built its whole art of war...on that
FRep 11.521 14 John Quincy Adams was a man of an
independence that always kept the public curiosity alive in regard to
he might do. None could predict his word, and a whole congress could
gainsay it when it was spoken.
FRep 11.537 21 The new times need a new man...whom
country must furnish. Freer swing his arms;...more forward and
his whole build and rig than the Englishman's...
FRep 11.542 4 Whilst every man can say I serve,-to the
whole extent of
my being I apply my faculty to the service of mankind in my especial
place,-he therein sees and shows a reason for his being in the world...
PLT 12.9 23 Ever since the Norse heaven made the stern
admission that a man must do something excellent with his hands or
with his voice, eyes, ears, or with his whole body, the same demand has
been made in Norse earth.
PLT 12.15 16 We figure to ourselves Intellect as an
its whole virtue into every creek and inlet which it bathes.
PLT 12.27 12 These views of the source of thought and
the mode of its
communication lead us to a whole system of ethics...
PLT 12.31 19 [A man's aptitude] is...an organic
sympathy with the whole
frame of things.
PLT 12.35 8 Instinct is a shapeless giant in the
whole, never distributed...
PLT 12.42 23 The highest measure of poetic power is
such insight and
faculty to fuse the circumstances of to-day as shall make transparent
whole web of circumstance and opinion in which the man finds himself...
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whole, adj. (cont.)
PLT 12.48 9 ...the whole ponderous machinery of the
state has really for its
aim just to place this skill of each.
II 12.66 1 't is very certain than a man's whole
possibility is contained in
that habitual first look which he casts on all objects.
II 12.69 7 The whole art of man has been an art of
II 12.79 1 The whole ethics of thought is of this kind,
flowing out of
reverence of the source...
II 12.80 16 We do not yet trust the unknown powers of
thought. The whole
world is nothing but an exhibition of the powers of this principle,
II 12.85 1 ...all parties acquiesce, at last, each in a
private box, with the
whole play performed before himself solus.
II 12.85 4 [The source of thought's] whole equipment is
II 12.87 22 ...the whole moral of modern science is the
transference of that
trust which is felt in Nature's admired arrangements, to the sphere of
freedom and of rational life.
Mem 12.93 5 [Memory] is a scripture written day by day
from the birth of
the man; all its records full of meanings which open as he lives on...
expanding their sense as he advances, until it shall become the whole
Nature and life.
Mem 12.100 3 ...a principle of the reason will thrill
and magnetize and
redistribute the whole world.
Mem 12.100 27 Apprehension of the whole sentence aids
to fix the precise
meaning of a particular word...
Mem 12.101 7 So is it with every fact in a new
science...each one adds
transparency to the whole mass.
Mem 12.109 10 You know what is told of the experience
of some persons
who have been recovered from drowning. They relate that their whole
history seemed to pass before them in review.
CInt 12.121 15 The whole battle is fought in a few
CL 12.135 18 The avarice of real estate native to us
all covers...all that is
called the love of Nature, comprising the largest use and the whole
of a farm or landed estate.
CL 12.137 25 [Linnaeus] showed [the people of Tornea]
that the whole evil [of dying cattle] might be prevented by employing a
woman for a month to
eradicate the noxious plants [water-hemlock].
CL 12.145 11 ...whole zones and climates [Nature] has
CL 12.146 13 I know a whole district...made up of wide,
CL 12.161 4 ...Goethe, whose whole life was a study of
the theory of art, said no man should be admitted to his Republic, who
was not versed in
CW 12.177 23 ...the naturalist has no barren places, no
winter, and no
night, pursuing his researches...in the night even, because the woods
a whole new world of nocturnal animals;...
Bost 12.190 14 ...Dr. Mather writes of
[Boston]...within a few years after
the first settlement it grew to be the metropolis of the whole English
Bost 12.195 26 The universality of an elementary
education in New
England is her praise and her power in the whole world.
MAng1 12.232 16 ...inimitable as his works are,
life confessed that his hand was all inadequate to express his thought.
MAng1 12.235 19 [Michelangelo] required...that he
should be absolute
master of the whole design [of St. Peter's]...
Milt1 12.272 22 ...with his whole heart [Milton] abhors
ACri 12.287 15 ...when a great bank president was
expounding the virtues
of his party and of the government to a silent circle of bank
grave Methodist exclaimed, Fiddlesticks! The whole party were surprised
ACri 12.289 8 ...George Sand finds a whole nation who
regard [the Devil] as a personage who has been greatly wronged...
ACri 12.292 15 Never use the word development, and be
wary of the
whole family of Fero.
MLit 12.314 6 Every form under the whole heaven [the
narrow-minded] behold in this most partial light or darkness of intense
MLit 12.321 5 ...the interest of the poem [Wordsworth's
The Excursion] ended almost with the narrative of the influences of
Nature on the mind of
the Boy, in the First Book. Obviously for that passage the poem was
written, and with the exception of this and of a few strains of the
character in the sequel, the whole poem was dull.
MLit 12.326 16 Who saw Milton, who saw Shakspeare, saw
their whole heart manlike among their brethren.
EurB 12.376 10 ...the other novel, of which Wilhelm
Meister is the best
specimen, the novel of character, treats the reader with more respect;
development of character being the problem, the reader is made a
in the whole prosperity.
PPr 12.385 7 The wit [of Carlyle's Past and Present]
has eluded all official
zeal; and yet...this flaming sword of Cherubim waved high in air,
illuminates the whole horizon, and shows to the eyes of the universe
wound it inflicts.
Trag 12.414 27 ...new hopes spring, new affections
twine, and the broken
is whole again.
whole, n. (113)
Nat 1.24 4 ...nothing but is beautiful in the whole.
Nat 1.32 26 ...the whole of nature is a metaphor of the
Nat 1.33 5 The axioms of physics translate the laws of
ethics. Thus, the
whole is greater than its part;...
Nat 1.43 12 A leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of
time, is related to the
Nat 1.43 13 A leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of
time...partakes of the
perfection of the whole.
Nat 1.47 21 The relations of parts and the end of the
whole remaining the
same, what is the difference, whether land and sea interact...or
whether, without relations of time and space, the same appearances are
the constant faith of man?
Nat 1.66 9 Empirical science is apt...by the very
knowledge of functions
and processes to bereave the student of the manly contemplation of the
Nat 1.69 8 The whole is either our cupboard of food,/
Or cabinet of
AmS 1.114 4 ...in yourself slumbers the whole of
LE 1.163 23 ...the more quaintly you inspect...its
much the more you master the biography of this hero...
LE 1.182 8 If [the scholar] have this twofold
goodness,-the drill and the
inspiration...then he is a whole, and not a fragment;...
MN 1.204 5 ...the spirit and peculiarity of that
impression nature makes on
us is this, that...the whole is oppressed by one superincumbent
MN 1.211 17 This ecstatical state seems to direct a
regard to the whole, and
not to the parts;...
MR 1.248 2 We are to revise the whole of our social
Con 1.299 24 ...it may be safely affirmed of these two
antagonists [Conservatism and Reform], that each is a good half, but an
Con 1.310 18 [Existing institutions] really have so
much flexibility as to
afford your talent and character, on the whole, the same chance of
demonstration and success which they might have if there was no law and
Con 1.316 10 Your words are excellent, but they do not
tell the whole.
Con 1.322 13 ...if it still be asked in this necessity
of partial organization, which party, on the whole, has the highest
claims on our sympathy,-I
bring it home to the private heart...
YA 1.373 6 [This Genius or Destiny] may be styled a
cruel kindness, serving the whole even to the ruin of the member;...
YA 1.384 9 ...on the whole one may say that aims so
generous and so
forced on [the Communities] by the times, will not be relinquished,
these attempts fail...
Hist 2.4 9 If the whole of history is in one man, it is
all to be explained
from individual experience.
Hist 2.18 3 The whole of heraldry and of chivalry is in
SR 2.66 4 It must be that when God speaketh he
should...new date and new
create the whole.
Comp 2.102 22 What we call retribution is the universal
which the whole appears wherever a part appears.
Comp 2.105 3 Pleasure is taken out of pleasant
things...as soon as we seek
to separate them from the whole.
Comp 2.121 3 Essence, or God, is not a relation or a
part, but the whole.
SL 2.136 17 ...why drag this dead weight of a
Sunday-school over the
whole of Christendom?
OS 2.269 7 ...within man is the soul of the whole;...
OS 2.269 17 We see the world piece by piece...but the
whole, of which
these are the shining parts, is the soul.
Int 2.338 26 The intellect is a whole...
Int 2.339 22 Is it any better if the student...aims to
make a mechanical
whole of history...by a numerical addition of all the facts that fall
Art1 2.351 3 ...in every act [the soul] attempts the
production of a new and
Art1 2.355 17 Presently we pass to some other object,
which rounds itself
into a whole...
Pt1 3.13 19 ...nature is a symbol, in the whole, and in
Exp 3.56 16 The child asks, Mamma, why don't I like the
story as well as
when you told it me yesterday? Alas! child, it is even so with the
cherubim of knowledge. But will it answer thy question to say, Because
thou wert born to a whole and this story is a particular?
Mrs1 3.151 22 [Lilla] was a unit and whole...
Gts 3.162 15 We ask the whole.
Nat2 3.196 19 That power...which makes the whole and
the particle its
equal channel...distils its essence into every drop of rain.
Pol1 3.213 19 The wise man [the community] cannot find
in nature, and it
makes awkward but earnest efforts to secure his government by
contrivance; as...by a double choice to get the representation of the
NR 3.233 7 I am faithful again to the whole over the
members in my use of
NR 3.234 3 Art, in the artist, is...a habitual respect
to the whole by an eye
loving beauty in details.
NR 3.236 11 It is all idle talking: as much as a man is
a whole, so is he also
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whole, n. (cont.)
NR 3.236 23 ...when each person...would conquer all
things to his poor
crochet, [Nature] raises up against him another person, and by many
persons incarnates again a sort of whole.
NR 3.242 22 ...the points come in succession to the
meridian, and by the
speed of rotation a new whole is formed.
PPh 4.62 18 There is a scale; and the
correspondence...of the part to the
whole, is our guide.
PPh 4.63 9 The essence or peculiarity of man is to
comprehend a whole [said Plato];...
PPh 4.64 23 The whole of life, O Socrates, said Glauco,
is, with the wise, the measure of hearing such discourses as these.
SwM 4.106 23 ...[Swedenborg] saw that the human body
instrument through which the soul feeds and is fed by the whole of
SwM 4.122 10 To the withered traditional
church...[Swedenborg] let in
nature again, and the worshipper...is surprised to find himself a party
whole of his religion.
MoS 4.176 9 ...common sense resumes its tyranny; we
the whole, selfishness plants best, prunes best...
MoS 4.184 8 [The divine Providence] has shown the
heaven and earth to
every child and filled him with a desire for the whole;...
NMW 4.223 9 It is Swedenborg's theory...as it is
sometimes expressed, every whole is made of similars;...
GoW 4.274 26 Eyes are better on the whole than
telescopes or microscopes.
GoW 4.287 20 This lawgiver of art [Goethe] is not an
artist. Was it...that
his sight was microscopic and interfered with...the seeing of the
ET4 5.52 1 On the whole [the English character] is not
so much a history of
one or of certain tribes of Saxons, Jutes, or Frisians...
ET5 5.98 9 The manners and customs of [English] society
are artificial;-- made-up men with made-up manners;--and thus the whole
F 6.14 8 On the whole, [weighing] would be rather the
speediest way of
deciding the vote...
F 6.35 22 The direction of the whole and of the parts
is toward benefit...
Wth 6.89 12 The same correspondence that is between
thirst in the stomach
and water in the spring, exists between the whole of man and the whole
Wth 6.89 13 The same correspondence that is between
thirst in the stomach
and water in the spring, exists between the whole of man and the whole
Wsp 6.212 4 ...they who pay this homage [to the public
sinner] have said to
themselves, On the whole, we don't know about this that you call
Wsp 6.240 11 ...as far as [immortality] is a question
of fact respecting the
government of the universe, Marcus Antoninus summed the whole in a
word, It is pleasant to die if there be gods, and sad to live if there
CbW 6.257 9 ...[the gentleman] replied that he knew so
when he was a boy, and had turned out on the whole so successfully,
was not alarmed by the dissipation of boys;...
Bty 6.301 13 If a man...can enlarge knowledge...his
deformities will come
to be reckoned ornamental and advantageous on the whole.
Ill 6.319 21 The intellect sees that every atom carries
the whole of nature;...
SS 7.1 26 ...As if in [Seyd] the welkin walked,/ The
winds took flesh, the
mountains talked,/ And he the bard, a crystal soul,/ Sphered and
with the whole./
Elo1 7.93 6 ...the main distinction between [the
eloquent man] and other
well-graced actors is the conviction...that his mind is contemplating a
Elo1 7.93 7 ...the main distinction between [the
eloquent man] and other
well-graced actors is the conviction...that his mind is...inflamed by
contemplation of the whole...
Elo1 7.93 10 ...the main distinction between [the
eloquent man] and other
well-graced actors is the conviction...that the words and sentences
by him...fall from him as unregarded parts of that terrible whole which
DL 7.108 2 Do you think any rhetoric or any romance
would get your ear
from the wise gypsy...who could explain...your habits of thought, your
tastes, and in every explanation, not sever you from the whole, but
you to it?
Farm 7.135 25 ...every atom poises for itself,/ And for
Boks 7.216 19 ...the novelist plucks this event here
and that fortune there, and ties them rashly to his figures, to tickle
the fancy of his readers with a
cloying success or scare them with shocks of tragedy. And so, on the
whole, 't is a juggle.
PI 8.17 3 ...the poet listens to conversation and
beholds all objects in
Nature, to give back, not them, but a new and transcendent whole.
Res 8.153 17 Resources of Man...it is the whole of
memory, the whole of
Comc 8.158 16 ...man, through his access to Reason, is
capable of the
perception of a whole and a part.
Comc 8.158 17 ...man, through his access to Reason, is
capable of the
perception of a whole and a part. Reason is the whole, and whatsoever
not is a part.
Comc 8.158 18 The whole of Nature is agreeable to the
whole of thought, or to the Reason;...
Comc 8.158 19 The whole of Nature is agreeable to the
whole of thought, or to the Reason;...
Comc 8.158 21 ...separate any part of Nature and
attempt to look at it as a
whole by itself, and the feeling of the ridiculous begins.
Comc 8.159 23 ...a prophet...or a
philosopher...bring...the ideal whole...
Comc 8.173 23 ...explore the whole of Nature...
QO 8.192 11 On the whole, we like the valor of
QO 8.200 25 My work [said Goethe] is an aggregation of
from the whole of Nature;...
PC 8.224 8 Here stretches...out of conception even,
this vast Nature...an
unbroken unity, and the mind of man is a key to the whole.
Grts 8.305 14 ...the sun and the planets are made in
part or in whole of the
same elements as the earth is.
Grts 8.315 18 How many men, detested in contemporary
hostile history, of
whom...we have learned to correct our old estimates, and to see them
the whole, instruments of great benefit.
Imtl 8.329 20 I think all sound minds rest on a certain
conviction, namely, that if it be best that conscious personal life
continue, it will continue; if not best, then it will not; and we, if
we saw the
whole, should of course see that it was better so.
Dem1 10.4 26 When newly awaked from lively
dreams...give us...one hint, and we should repossess the whole;...
Dem1 10.5 2 ...we cannot get our hand on the first link
or fibre [of a
dream], and the whole is lost.
Chr2 10.92 27 ...justice is the application of this
good of the whole to the
affairs of each one;...
Chr2 10.93 2 ...courage is contempt of danger in the
determination to see
this good of the whole enacted;...
SovE 10.197 10 What is this intoxicating sentiment that
allies this scrap of
dust to the whole of Nature and the whole of Fate...
SovE 10.197 11 What is this intoxicating sentiment that
allies this scrap of
dust to the whole of Nature and the whole of Fate...
SovE 10.197 16 I am representative of the whole;...
SovE 10.197 17 ...the good of the whole, or what I call
the right, makes me
EzRy 10.389 25 ...[Ezra Ripley] repeated to me at table
some of the
particulars of that gentleman's [Jack Downing's] intimacy with General
Jackson, in a manner which betrayed to me at once that he took the
Thor 10.471 22 Every fact lay in glory in [Thoreau's]
mind, a type of the
order and beauty of the whole.
FSLC 11.205 11 In Mr. Webster's imagination the
American Union was a
huge Prince Rupert's drop, which, if so much as the smallest end be
shivered off, the whole will snap into atoms.
FSLN 11.223 3 After [Webster's] talents have been
remains that perfect propriety which animated all the details of the
speech with the character of the whole...
SMC 11.352 24 ...only that state can live, in which
injury to the least
member is recognized as damage to the whole.
FRep 11.528 2 Our institutions, of which the town is
the unit, are
educational... ... The result appears...in the voice of the
public...because it is
thought to be, on the whole, the verdict...of the greatest number.
FRep 11.542 27 On the whole, I know that the cosmic
results will be the
same, whatever the daily events may be.
II 12.87 10 As the whole has its law, so each
individual has his genius.
II 12.87 14 ...perception that the tendency of the
whole is to the benefit of
the individual is the universal of faith.
CW 12.170 6 ...every atom poises for itself,/ And for
CW 12.170 12 The gentle deities/ Showed me the love of
color and of
sounds,/ The innumerable tenements of beauty,/ the miracle of
force,/ Far-reaching concords of astronomy/ Felt in the plants and in
punctual birds;/ Better, the linked purpose of the whole./
CW 12.179 11 ...when [the man] sees...the lovely
tapestry of June, he may
well ask himself the special meaning of the hieroglyphic, as well as
sense and scope of the whole...
MAng1 12.220 10 The human form, says Goethe, cannot be
through seeing its surface. It must be stripped of the muscles...the
hidden, the reposing, the foundation of the apparent, must be searched,
if one would
really see and imitate what moves as a beautiful, inseparable whole in
living waves before the eye.
MAng1 12.227 5 Michael [Angelo] removed the whole, and
movable platform to rest and roll upon the floor [of the Sistine
Milt1 12.249 16 These writings [Milton's tracts] are
subtility and pomp of the language; but the whole is sacrificed to the
ACri 12.290 10 The next virtue of rhetoric is
compression, the science of
omitting, which makes good the old verse of Hesiod, Fools, they did not
know that half was better than the whole.
MLit 12.310 10 [Poems' light] is not in their
which they give me. If I analyze the sentences, it eludes me, but is
genius and suggestion of the whole.
Trag 12.408 6 ...in destiny, it is not the good of the
whole or the best will
that is enacted, but only one particular will.
Whole, n. (5)
Pt1 3.18 24 ...the poet, who re-attaches things to
nature and the Whole... disposes very easily of the most disagreeable
Comc 8.158 26 The perpetual game of humor is to look
good nature at every object in existence...comparing it with eternal
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Whole, n. (cont.)
Comc 8.159 9 In virtue of man's access to Reason, or the
human form is a pledge of wholeness...
MAng1 12.218 4 This great Whole the understanding
MLit 12.336 4 Religion will bind again these that were
sometime frivolous, customary, enemies...into a joyful reverence for
the circumambient Whole...
wholeness, n. (4)
MN 1.199 13 The wholeness we admire in the order of the
world is the
result of infinite distribution.
Fdsp 2.202 21 ...I...may deal with [a friend] with the
wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another.
Int 2.340 13 [The intellect] must have the same
wholeness which nature
Comc 8.159 9 ...the human form is a pledge of
wholes, n. (8)
Ill 6.319 19 ...who has...come to the conviction that
what seems the
succession of thought is only the distribution of wholes into causal
PI 8.9 11 ...[all things in Nature's] growths, decays,
quality and use so
curiously resemble [the student], in parts and in wholes, that he is
compelled to speak by means of them.
Comc 8.157 10 ...it is in comparing fractions with
essential integers or
wholes that laughter begins.
LLNE 10.335 5 ...works of genius in their first and
slightest form are still
PLT 12.4 20 In all sciences the student is discovering
always working, in wholes and in every detail, after the laws of the
PLT 12.14 15 The poet sees wholes and avoids
II 12.74 22 ...the ancient Proclus seems to signify his
sense of the same
fact, by saying, The parts in us are more the property of wholes, and
things above us, than they are our property.
MLit 12.323 22 ...of [Goethe's] analysis, always wholes
were the result.
wholesale, adj. (1)
Farm 7.139 17 It were as false for farmers to use a
wholesale and massy
expense, as for states to use a minute economy.
wholesome, adj. (20)
UGM 4.3 11 ...[good men] make the earth wholesome.
PPh 4.63 20 I give you joy, O sons of men! that truth
ET3 5.36 10 The influence of France is a constituent of
modern civility, but
not enough opposed to the English for the most wholesome effect.
F 6.23 16 ...it is wholesome to man to look not at
Fate, but the other way...
F 6.32 3 ...every jet of chaos which threatens to
exterminate us is
convertible by intellect into wholesome force.
Elo1 7.97 10 He who will train himself to mastery in
this science of
persuasion must lay the emphasis of education...on character and
insight. Let him see...that when he has spoken he...has engaged himself
WD 7.183 12 ...all [Newton's] life was simple, wise and
majestic. So was it
in Archimedes, always self-same, like the sky. In Linnaeus, in
like sweetness and equality,--no stilts, no tiptoe; and their results
wholesome and memorable to all men.
Suc 7.308 9 I fear the popular notion of success stands
in direct opposition
in all points to the real and wholesome success.
Elo2 8.122 3 ...there are persons of natural
manners, almost endearments in their style; like Bouillon, who could
almost persuade you that a quartan ague was wholesome;...
Imtl 8.345 10 ...whilst I find the signatures, the
hints and suggestions, noble and wholesome...yet it is not my duty to
prove to myself the
immortality of the soul.
Dem1 10.16 26 This faith...in the particular of lucky
days and fortunate
persons, as frequent in America to-day as the faith in...the wholesome
potency of the sign of the cross in modern Rome...runs athwart the
recognized agencies...which science and religion explore.
PerF 10.69 23 ...I find it wholesome and invigorating
to enumerate the
resources we can command...
PerF 10.85 27 [This world] is a fagot of laws, and a
true analysis of these
laws...would be a wholesome lesson for every time and for this time.
Prch 10.228 1 Always put the best interpretation on a
tenet. Why not on
Christianity, wholesome, sweet and poetic?
Schr 10.286 17 [The scholar] is to eat insult, drink
insult, be clothed and
shod in insult until he has learned that this bitter bread and shameful
is also wholesome and warm...
HDC 11.47 9 He is ill informed who expects, on running
down the [New
England] Town Records for two hundred years, to find...a metropolis of
patriots, enacting wholesome and creditable laws.
EPro 11.322 15 If [taxes] go to fill up this yawning
Dismal Swamp, which...neutralized hitherto all the vast capabilities of
this taxation, which makes the land wholesome and habitable...is the
investment in which property-holder ever lodged his earnings.
FRO2 11.489 10 Let [the lesson of the New Testament]
Bost 12.184 24 ...it appears as if some localities of
the earth, through
wholesome springs...were preferred before others.
wholesome, adj. (cont.)
MAng1 12.215 17 Every line in [Michelangelo's] biography
might be read
to the human race with wholesome effect.
wholesomely, adv. (1)
Pol1 3.205 20 ...the attributes of a person, his wit and
his moral energy, will
exercise, under any law or extinguishing tyranny, their proper
wholesomely, then poisonously;...
wholesomeness, n. (1)
FRO1 11.480 23 I wish that the various beneficent
institutions which are
springing up, like joyful plants of wholesomeness, all over this
country, should all be remembered as within the sphere of this
committee [of the
Free Religious Association]...
wholesomest, adj. (1)
Let 12.403 21 Perhaps the adversities of our commerce
have not yet been
pushed to the wholesomest degree of severity.
wholly, adv. (28)
Nat 1.41 14 When a thing has served an end to the
uttermost, it is wholly
new for an ulterior service.
Nat 1.50 27 ...the beggar, the boys, the dogs, are
unrealized at once [when
seen from a coach], or, at least, wholly detached from all relation to
DSA 1.127 17 ...the indwelling Supreme Spirit cannot
wholly be got rid of...
DSA 1.139 22 The prayers and even the dogmas of our
insulated from anything now extant in the life and business of the
SR 2.50 18 ...What have I to do with the sacredness of
traditions, if I live
wholly from within?...
SR 2.68 26 ...when you have life in yourself...the way,
the thought, the
good, shall be wholly strange and new.
Lov1 2.184 21 Passion beholds its object as a perfect
unit. The soul is
Lov1 2.184 22 Passion beholds its object as a perfect
unit. The soul is
wholly embodied, and the body is wholly ensouled...
Lov1 2.187 21 ...the purification of the intellect and
the heart from year to
year is the real marriage...wholly above [the lovers'] consciousness.
Pt1 3.22 23 Genius is the activity which repairs the
decays of things, whether wholly or partly of a material and finite
Mrs1 3.145 19 The epitaph of Sir Jenkin Grout is not
to the present age...
Mrs1 3.149 12 I have seen an individual whose manners,
within the conventions of elegant society, were never learned there...
Nat2 3.172 8 It seems as if the day was not wholly
profane in which we
have given heed to some natural object.
PI 8.74 12 One man sees a spark or shimmer of the truth
and reports it, and
his saying becomes a legend or golden proverb for ages, and other men
report as much, but none wholly and well.
Imtl 8.344 21 My idea of heaven is that there is no
melodrama in it at all; that it is wholly real.
Dem1 10.26 2 It is wholly a false view to couple these
Magnetism, Mesmerism] in any manner with the religious nature and
SovE 10.184 20 The animal who is wholly kept down in
Nature has no
Prch 10.230 7 The man of practice or worldly force
requires of the
preacher a talent, a force...the same as his own, but wholly applied to
GSt 10.505 14 When one remembers...the wide
enlarged by printed circulars, then by newspapers established wholly or
partly at [George Stearns's] own cost;...I think this single will was
the cause ten thousand ordinary partisans...
LS 11.13 23 I am of opinion that it is wholly upon the
Epistle to the
Corinthians...that the ordinance [the Lord's Supper] stands.
HDC 11.53 24 It was remarkable that the preaching was
not wholly new to [the Indians].
EWI 11.133 18 There is a scandalous rumor...perhaps
members [of Congress] are bullied into silence by Southern gentlemen.
TPar 11.284 10 ...[Theodore Parker's] periods fall on
you, stroke after
stroke,/ Like the blows of a lumberer felling an oak,/ You forget the
wholly, you 're thankful to meet/ With a preacher who smacks of the
and the street/...
PLT 12.47 13 One meets contemplative men who dwell in a
and delight which are intellectual but wholly above their expression.
CInt 12.114 20 Milton congratulates the Parliament
that, whilst London is
besieged and blocked...yet then are the people...more than at other
wholly taken up with the study of highest and most important matters to
MLit 12.330 5 An interchangeable Truth, Beauty and
wholly interfused in the other, must make the humors of that eye which
would see causes reaching to their last effect...
WSL 12.345 20 A moral force, yet wholly unmindful of
catechism...[character] works directly and without means...
EurB 12.369 5 ...the spirit of literature and the modes
of living and the
conventional theories of the conduct of life were called in question
Wordsworth] on wholly new grounds...
A Concordance to the Collected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson 5213
whoop, v. (1)
SL 2.158 1 In every troop of boys that whoop and run in
each yard and
square, a new-comer is as well and accurately weighed in the course of
few days and stamped with his right number, as if he had undergone a
formal trial of his strength, speed and temper.
whooping, n. (1)
PPh 4.47 18 At last comes Plato, the distributor, who
needs no barbaric
paint, or tattoo, or whooping;...
whooping-coughs, n. (1)
SL 2.132 17 These [problems of original sin, origin of
and the like] are the soul's mumps and measles and whooping-coughs...
whoremongers, n. (1)
ET7 5.121 3 On the king's birthday, when each bishop was
offer the king a purse of gold, Latimer gave Henry VIII. a copy of the
Vulgate, with a mark at the passage, Whoremongers and adulterers God
whortleberries, n. (1)
CL 12.150 4 [The Indian] consults by way of natural
compass, when he
travels: (1) large pine-trees...(2) ant-hills, which have grass on
and whortleberries on the north; (3) aspens...
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