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" How shall we pass most swiftly from point to point, and be present always at the focus where the greatest number of vital forces unite in their purest energy? To burn always with this hard, gemlike flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life. "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 604
1873
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 114

1873
...puhes only is given to us of a variegated, dramatic life. How may we see in them all that is to be feon in them by the finest senses ? How can we pass most...meantime it is only the roughness of the age that makes nny two persons, things, situations, ncem alike. While all melts under our feet, we may well catch...
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Studies in the History of the Renaissance

Walter Pater - 1873 - 213 pages
...point to point, and be present always at the focus where the greatest number of vital forces unite in their purest energy ? To burn always with this hard...stereotyped world ; meantime it is only the roughness of the eye that makes any two persons, things, situations, seem alike. While all melts under our feet, we...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 19; Volume 82

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1874
...point to point, and be present always at the focus where the greatest number of vital forces unite in their purest energy? "To burn always with this hard,...stereotyped world; meantime it is only the roughness of the eye that makes any two persons, things, situations, seem alike. While all melts under our feet, we...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 141

1876
...burn always with this hard gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy ' (viz. of artistic perception) ' is success in life. Failure is to form habits, for...stereotyped world ; meantime it is only the roughness of the eye that makes any two things, persons, situations, seem alike. While all melts under our feet, we...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 53

1902
...possible contrive to be present always at the focus where the greatest number of vital forces unite in their purest energy. To burn always with this hard gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstacy, is success in life ' (pp. 64-5). It is not, however, with this lower Humanism that we are...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 141

1876
...abstract moralising which Wordsworth prescribes as its proper food ? Mr. Pater shall once more decide. ' To burn always with this hard gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy ' (viz. of artistic perception) ' is success in life. Failure is to form habits, for habit is relative...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 141

1876
...abstract moralising which Wordsworth prescribes as its proper food ? Mr. Pater shall once more decide. ' To burn always with this hard gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy ' (viz. of artistic perception) ' is success in life. Failure is to form habits, for habit is relative...
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Miscellanies, Political and Literary

Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff - 1878 - 315 pages
...point to point, and be present always at the focus where the greatest number of vital forces unite in their purest energy? To burn always with this hard,...stereotyped world ; meantime it is only the roughness of the eye that makes any two persons, things, situations, seem alike. While all melts under our feet, we...
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The Pleasures of Life

Sir John Lubbock - 1887 - 191 pages
...point to point, and be present always at the focus where the greatest number of vital forces unite in their purest energy ? " To burn always with this hard...gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success 1 Waller. in life. Failure is to form habits ; for habit is relation to a stereotyped world . . . while...
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The Pleasures of Life

Sir John Lubbock - 1887 - 191 pages
...point to point, and be present always at the focus where the greatest number of vital forces unite in their purest energy ? "To burn always with this hard gemlike flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is suc1 Waller. cess in life. Failure is to form Tiabits; for habit is relation to a stereotyped world...
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