J.G. v. Herder's sämmtliche Werke: Zur Philosophie und Geschichte, Volume 41, Part 9 - Volume 42, Part 10

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Büreau der Deutschen Classiker, 1828 - Philosophy
 

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Page 127 - When Jubal struck the chorded shell His listening brethren stood around, And, wondering, on their faces fell To worship that celestial sound. Less than a god they thought there could not dwelt Within the hollow of that shell That spoke so sweetly and so well.
Page 282 - Thought, in the mine, may come forth gold, or dross ; When coin'd in word, we know its real worth. If sterling, store it for thy future use : T will buy thee benefit; perhaps renown. Thought, too, deliver'd, is the more possest; Teaching, we learn ; and, giving, we retain The births of intellect ; when dumb, forgot.
Page 282 - When coin'd in word, we know its real worth. If sterling, store it for thy future use : 'Twill buy thee benefit; perhaps renown.
Page 340 - Be of your patron's mind, whate'er he says ; Sleep very much ; think little ; and talk less ; Mind neither good nor bad, nor right nor wrong, But eat your pudding, slave; and hold your tongue.
Page 346 - He reads much; He is a great observer and he looks Quite through the deeds of men: he loves no plays, As thou dost, Antony; he hears no music; Seldom he smiles, and smiles in such a sort As if he mock'd himself and scorn'd his spirit That could be moved to smile at any thing.
Page 282 - Twill buy thee benefit ; perhaps, renown. Thought, too, deliver'd, is the more possest ; Teaching, we learn ; and giving, we retain The births of intellect ; when dumb, forgot. Speech ventilates our intellectual lire; Speech burnishes our mental magazine ; Brightens, for ornament ; and whets, for use.

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