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" Who knows what sort of life would result if we had attained to purity ? If I knew so wise a man as could teach me purity I would go to seek him forthwith. " A command over our passions, and over the external senses of the body, and good acts, are declared... "
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Walden: An Annotated Edition

Henry David Thoreau - Literary Collections - 1995 - 338 pages
...I knew so wise a man as could teach me purity I would go to seek him forthwith. 'A command over our passions, and over the external senses of the body, and good acts, 3 are declared by the Ved to be indispensable in the mind's approximation to God.' Yet the spirit can...
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Nature's Web: Rethinking Our Place on Earth

Peter H. Marshall - Philosophy - 1996 - 513 pages
...I knew so wise a man he could teach me purity I would go to seek him forthwith. "A command over our passions, and over the external senses of the body,...indispensable in the mind's approximation to God." Yet the spirit can for the time pervade and control every member and function of the body, and transmute...
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Thinking about the Environment: Readings on Politics, Property, and the ...

Matthew Alan Cahn, Rory O'Brien - Literary Collections - 1996 - 299 pages
...I knew so wise a man he could teach me purity I would go to seek him forthwith. "A command over our passions, and over the external senses of the body,...indispensable in the mind's approximation to God." Yet the spirit can for the time pervade and control every member and function of the body, and transmute...
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Thoreau: Political Writings

Henry David Thoreau - History - 1996 - 175 pages
...I knew so wise a man as could teach me purity I would go to seek him forthwith. "A command over our passions, and over the external senses of the body,...indispensable in the mind's approximation to God." Yet the spirit can for the time pervade and control every member and function of the body, and transmute...
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The Wisdom of Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau, Citadel Press - Philosophy - 1967 - 117 pages
...purity I would go to seek him forthwith. "A command over our passions, and over the external sense of the body, and good acts, are declared by the Ved...indispensable in the mind's approximation to God." Yet the spirit can for the time pervade and control every member and function of the body, and transmute...
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True Harvest: Readings from Henry David Thoreau for Every Day of the Year

Henry David Thoreau, Barry Andrews - Religion - 2005 - 289 pages
...I knew so wise a man as could teach me purity I would go to seek him forthwith. "A command over our passions, and over the external senses of the body, and good acts, are declared by the Veda to be indispensable in the mind's approximation to God." Yet the spirit can for the time pervade...
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More Day to Dawn: Thoreau's Walden for the Twenty-first Century

Sandra Harbert Petrulionis, Laura Dassow Walls - Literary Collections - 2007 - 252 pages
...of "Higher Laws" in fact argues on behalf of such repression and sublimation: " 'A command over our passions, and over the external senses of the body,...indispensable in the mind's approximation to God' " (W 219). Elsewhere he uses humor, the mock heroic, to mask his attraction to the values of warrior...
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湖濱散記(25K)

Henry David Thoreau - Solitude - 2002 - 285 pages
...I knew so wise a man as could teach me purity I would go to seek him forthwith. "A command over our passions, and over the external senses of the body,...indispensable in the mind's approximation to God." Yet the spirit can for the time pervade and control every member and function of the body, and transmute...
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