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" In the elder days of Art, Builders -wrought with greatest care Each minute and unseen part ; For the gods see everywhere. "
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1904
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Culture and Value

Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophy - 1984 - 181 pages
...to the Enlightenment Faust, etc. etc. Nothing is so difficult as not deceiving oneself. Longfellow: In the elder days of art, Builders wrought with greatest care Each minute and unseen part, For the gods are everywhere. (This could serve me as a motto.) Phenomena akin to language in music or architecture....
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The Importance of What We Care About: Philosophical Essays

Harry G. Frankfurt - Philosophy - 1988 - 190 pages
...are. Wittgenstein once said that the following bit of verse by Longfellow could serve him as a motto:5 In the elder days of art Builders wrought with greatest care Each minute and unseen part, For the Gods are everywhere, The point of these lines is clear. In the old days, craftsmen did not cut corners....
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Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language

John Hollander - Poetry - 1990 - 262 pages
...composition" [Philosophie diirfte man eigentlich nur dichten], coupled with his quotation of Longfellow: In the elder days of art, Builders wrought with greatest care Each minute and unseen part, For the gods are everywhere to which he added "(This could serve me as a motto)."4 Yet this did not make him of...
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Sage Advice

Lois Kerr - Psychology - 1996 - 256 pages
...to them, the same we bring back more fairly illustrated in the memory. RALPH WALDO EMERSON Character In the elder days of Art, Builders wrought with greatest...minute and unseen part; For the Gods see everywhere. HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW The Builders, St. 5 Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing...
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Practically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Engineering, Technology ...

C.C. Gaither - Mathematics - 2019 - 366 pages
...that builder to death. The Codes of Hammurabi and Moses 229 (p. 93) 23 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth In the elder days of Art, Builders wrought with greatest...minute and unseen part; For the Gods see everywhere. The Complete Poetical Works of Longfellow The Builders Ruskin, John No person who is not a great sculptor...
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Clear and Queer Thinking: Wittgenstein's Development and His Relevance to ...

Laurence Goldstein - Philosophy - 1999 - 244 pages
...approach, the work of a more humble man. He considered taking as a motto these lines from Longfellow: In the elder days of art, Builders wrought with greatest care Each minute and unseen part, For the gods are everywhere. (CV, p. 34) Wittgenstein's ethics A somewhat confused picture seems to have emerged...
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Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

William H. Brenner - Philosophy - 1999 - 184 pages
...1 think, in verses from Longfellow that Wittgenstein once considered taking as the motto for Pl: ln the elder days of art, Builders wrought with greatest care Each minute and unseen part, For the gods are everywhere. 5 Wittgenstein had enormous respect for those old builders for whom "God is in the...
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Wittgenstein in Ireland

Richard Wall - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 160 pages
...which Wittgenstein frequently quoted and of which he once wrote that they could serve him as a motto: 'In the elder days of art, / Builders wrought with...care / Each minute and unseen part, / For the Gods are everywhere.' 42 Rhees, ed., Ludwig Wittgenstein, p. 152. 43 McGuinness and von Wright, eds, Ludwig...
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Favorite American Poems

Paul Negri - Poetry - 2002 - 144 pages
...these; Leave no yawning gaps between; Think not, because no man sees, Such things will remain unseen. In the elder days of Art, Builders wrought with greatest...minute and unseen part; For the gods see everywhere. Let us do our work as well, Both the unseen and the seen; Make the house where gods may dwell Beautiful,...
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The World of Null-A

A. E. van Vogt - Fiction - 2002 - 272 pages
...on Earth, so I've got to get back to the palace to direct the fighting." The door closed behind him. In the elder days of Art, Builders wrought with greatest...minute and unseen part, For the Gods see everywhere. WWL IT WILL be," said Dr. Kair, "a battle of wits. And I'll bet on the extra brain." They had been...
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