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" We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones. Any nobleness begins at once to refine a man's features, any meanness or sensuality to imbrute them. "
Walden - Page 345
by Henry David Thoreau - 1882
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The Christian pioneer, ed. by J.F. Winks, Volumes 32-33

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1878
...soil and seasons whether they come up or no, or whether he or any other gathers the fruit. — Temple We are all sculptors and painters, and our material...features ; any meanness or sensuality, to imbrute them. — Thoreau. There is nothing by which I have through life more profited than by the just observations,...
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Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion, Volume 2

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1856
...centuries when great ideas are in the healthful moments. Wilkinson. Every man is the builder of a temple, called his body, to the god he worships, after a style...features, any meanness or sensuality to imbrute them. Thoreau. John Farmer sat at his door one September evening, after a hard day's work, his mind still...
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The Radical, Volume 3

Theology - 1868
...you strike a blow .at the general welfare. " Every man," says Thoreau, " is the builder of a temple called his •body, to the God he worships after a...our material is our own flesh and blood and bones." Let us .act in harmony with all law, that the work may be an honor to the artist, and that the temple...
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Arthur's Home Magazine, Volumes 39-40

1872
...spirit that inspires it. The sourest temper must sweeten in the atmosphere of continuous good humor." "WE are all sculptors and painters, and our material...features, any meanness or sensuality to imbrute them." " REAL merit of any kind cannot be long concealed ; it will be discovered, and nothing can deprecate...
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GET THEE BEHIND ME SATAN

OLIVE LOGAN - 1872
...grown into ugliness for her. Thoreau rendered " Handsome is that handsome does " poetically ; he said, "We are all sculptors and painters, and our material...nobleness begins at once to refine a man's features, and meanness or sensuality to imbrute them." VIII. CLARA VERE DE VERE goes to a ball to-night. Her...
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Get Thee Behind Me, Satan!: A Home-born Book of Home-truths

Olive Logan - Home - 1872 - 298 pages
...grown into ugliness for her. Thoreau rendered " Handsome is that handsome does " poetically ; he said, "We are all sculptors and painters, and our material...nobleness begins at once to refine a man's features, and meanness or sensuality to imbrute them." VIII. CLARA VERE DE VERE goes to a ball to-night. Her...
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The Messenger and Missionary Record of the Presbyterian Church in England

1872
...true to God and for God; for it is sincerity and not success which is the sweet savour before God. WE are all sculptors and painters, and our material...is our own flesh and blood and bones. Any nobleness of nature or of grace begins at once to rufine a man's features— any meanness or sensuality to imbrute...
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Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 4; Volume 17

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - Anthologies - 1880
...friend — ' " no beer ! " ' \\'e am all sculptors and painters ; our material is our own flesh ami blood and bones. Any nobleness begins at once to refine a man's features, any meanness ur sensuality to imbnite them. The wisest man may be wiser to-day than he was yesterday, an.) to-morrow...
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Pencil and palette, biographical anecdotes

Robert Kempt - 1881
...them, in the same way as widows of deceased members have done." We are all painters and sculptors ; our material is our own flesh and blood and bones....features, any meanness or sensuality to imbrute them. APPENDIX. THE subjoined list of past Royal Academicians, from the foundation of the Academy in 1768,...
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Room at the Top

Conduct of life - 1882 - 304 pages
...is nothing else than the good ordering of the mind. — " Thoughts" of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. We are all sculptors and painters, and our material...features ; any meanness or sensuality, to imbrute them. — Thoreau. As a storm following storm, and wave succeeding wave, give additional hardness to the...
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