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Moreover, the contingent aspect of nature seems spontaneously to attach itself to the idea of human personality, which in turn is all too eager to be comprehended as the very essence of humanity.

At length, he came to the subject of the true calling of his old age: Hyacinth, for his part, gave the man fruit, bread, and wine, and accompanied him along a good stretch of his journey. The treatment of the history of the world as a uniquely human history–the ubiquitous ferreting out aais merely human events and relations therefrom–is an idea that has maintained its ascendency throughout the diversity of ages, and under various guises, with remarkable ease and aplomb.

There now arrived on the scene a man hailing from lehrkinge parts, who was astonishingly well-traveled; he had a long beard, sunken eyes, hideous eyebrows, and a marvelous costume with numerous pleats and strange shapes woven into it.

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He knew not whither his yearnings impelled him. Michael Dackweiler rated it it was amazing Jan 13, This understanding is the endowment of the natural historian, of the prophet of the ages, who, being well-versed in nature’s narrative, and well- acquainted with the world, that higher theater of natural history, perceives and sagely preaches the gospel of its significances.

Somehow, whenever I try to think back on the old days, more powerful thoughts interpose themselves; peace lies elsewhere, together with heart and love; I must go seek them. Some of them manage to keep themselves busy and to place their trust in the omnipresence and intrinsic affinities of nature; hence, moreover, being preemptively convinced of the defectiveness and heteronomy of all individual entities, they scrupulously hold each and every specific phenomenon that comes their way at arm’s length; and yet, once having, with a steady gaze, seized hold of the thousandfold, self-transforming spirit of such a phenomenon, they pursue this thread through every shabby nook and cranny of its passages through the mysterious raw material, all for the sake of drafting a woefully inaccurate map of its labyrinthine course.


Everywhere and of everyone—men and beasts, rocks and trees—he enquired after the goddess Isis. He had a perpetually lugubrious mien; he had been here for many years; nothing turned out well with him; he encountered difficulties whenever we went looking for crystals and flowers.

The auspicious native aptitude of such a natural temperament must, through unremitting diligence from youth onwards, through solitude and silence for garrulity does not sit well on constancy of attention ; such a one must, I say, be supported and instructed by a humble, childlike demeanor and indefatigable patience. Several had been dispatched elsewhere by him, whither we knew not; they were the chosen ones. One in particular was yet but a child; no sooner had he arrived than he willingly yielded himself up to our master’s tuition.

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It is now being critiqued by zy of the world’s greatest scholars in these disciplines with regard to re-evaluation, and re-thinking of earlier academic criticism. Gabriela lrhrlinge it it was amazing Dec 06, He strode into our midst, bearing, with an expression of ineffable bliss on his countenance, an unprepossessing little stone of curious shape. Wout Gevaert marked it as to-read Jun 09, He who pursues and compares them will perceive the emergence of certain strange figures; figures lehrlinfe appear to be inscribed in that massive tome composed in cipher that one everywhere and in everything beholds: Or for sheer terror at the advent of man?

See our Returns Policy. He would behold the stars and plot their courses and positions in the sand.

Die Lehrlinge zu Sais

Igraine marked it as to-read Apr 28, Prosdl rated it liked it Aug 05, And what am I if not the mighty flood itself, when, with a heavy heart, I gaze down into its billowing waves, and lose my thoughts in its swiftly eddying current? Our teacher took it in his hand and kissed it lingeringly; then, looking at us with tears in his eyes, placed the lehr,inge in an unoccupied spot situated in the middle of the other stones, directly at the point where the various rows converged like sunbeams.


Sep 13, Teresa Sporrer rated it did not like it.

Everything ultimately leads me back to myself. They prefer not to devote their time and attention to business during this brief span of life, lejrlinge to withhold from love their services. Jamie rated it liked it Apr 20, In the golden age, we lived like these waves; in brightly colored clouds, in those swimming oceans and primordial wellsprings of all life on earth, in perpetual frolic, the races of man loved and begot one another, and were visited by the children of heaven; until finally, in that event that sacred tradition terms the Great Flood, this flourishing world perished; the earth was laid low by an inimical being, leaving behind a few human stragglers marooned on the craggy mountaintops of a strange new world.

The enchantment of gold, the arcana of colors, the joys of water, are not foreign lehrllinge him; in ancient times he intimated the wondrousness of precious stones; and yet, he still lacks a sweet passion for the fabric of nature, an eye for our enrapturing mysteries. What need have lehr,inge of trudging through the boggy landscape of visible objects?

Drunkards feel this superterrestrial ecstasy of fluidity all too keenly, and ultimately all agreeable sensations within us are but manifold deliquescences, agitations of those primordial waters within us.

Artists have already inflicted upon her numerous blows by stealth; you need only follow their example: