Found Words – Emerson

What Lincoln read of Emerson, via Kaplan:

“men whose magnetisms are of that force to draw material and elemental powers, an, where they appear, immense instrumentalities organize around them.”

“It is natural to believe in great men. Nature seems to exist for the excellent. The world is upheld by the veracity of good men: they make the earth wholesome.”

“a man is a center for anture, running out threads of relation through every thing, fluid and solid, material and elemental. The earth rolls’ every clod and stone comes to the meridian: so every organ, function, acid, crystal, grain of dust, has its relation to the brain. It waits long, but its turn comes.”

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