Page 233, note 1. The following passage comes from a sheet with notes marked by Mr. Emerson "Appendix to Φ B K":—
"As gravity, the material system; so truth holds the intellectual universe stanch.
"In every announcement of a natural law we hear the announcement of a law of the mind.
"True genius always purifies. Genius always on the side of morals.
"The moral law preserves its eternal newness and appears to every age new-born, almost abolishing memory by the splendor it lends to the passing hour."
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