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" Crossing a bare common in snow puddles at twilight under a clouded sky, without having in my thoughts any occurrence of special good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear. "
Essays, Lectures and Orations - Page 194
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 13

1848
...only their lodging and table." No such stranger is our poet philosopher. " Crossing a bare common, in twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in my thoughts any occurrence of special good fortune, 1 have enjoyed a perfect ezhileration. Almost I fear to think how glad I am." The only quotation we...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...only their lodging and table." No such stranger is our poet-philosopher. " Crossing a bare common, in twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in my...exhilaration. Almost I fear to think how glad I am." The only quotation we shall make from the Essay on " Nature," shall be one where he treats of this...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...In good health, the air is a cordial of incredible virtue. Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in...of special good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhiliration. Almost I fear to think how glad I am. In the woods, too, a man casts off his years, as...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 13

1848
...only their lodging and table." No such stranger is our poet philosopher. " Crossing a bare common, in twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in my...of special good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhileration. Almost I fear to think how glad I am." The only quotation we shall make from the essay...
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Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 74 pages
...In good health, the air is a cordial of incredible virtue. Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in...good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear. In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough,...
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Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 383 pages
...In good health, the air is a cordial of incredible virtue. Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in...good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear. In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough,...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 365 pages
...\In good health, the air is a cordial of incredible virtue. Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a, clouded sky, without having...exhilaration ; almost I fear to think how glad I am." As a companion to this moral of self-revelation, we give : — " Nature always wears the colors of...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 365 pages
...manhood." The following description of his own feelings in the presence of Nature is very characteristic. of special good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect...exhilaration ; almost I fear to think how glad I am." As a companion to this moral of self-revelation, we give : — "Nature always wears the colors of the...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1851
...influence of the woods ; and the oftener we go, the more kindly is their encouragement. " In the woods a man casts off his years as the snake his slough ; and at whatever period of life, is always a child. In the woods is perpetual youth. Within these plantations...
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The Science of Health

Stephen Henry Ward - 1853 - 412 pages
...from whom I have just quoted, " the air is a cordial of incredible virtue. Crossing a bare common, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in...exhilaration. Almost, I fear to think how glad I am." The peripatetic is enabled not only to enjoy the broader effects of Nature, but also her more retiring...
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