Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" The first in time and the first in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of nature. Every day, the sun ; and, after sunset, Night and her stars. Ever the winds blow ; ever the grass grows. Every day, men and women, conversing, beholding and... "
The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation - Page 19
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
Full view - About this book

The Boston Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1838
...instructs. Him the future invites." The scholar's first teacher is nature. " What is nature to him ? There is never an end to the inexplicable continuity of this web of God, but always circular power returning into itself." " Classification begins ; and what is classification but perceiving that...
Full view - About this book

Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...first in importance of the influences upon the mind, is that of Nature. Every day, the sun; and, after sunset, night and her stars. Ever the winds blow;...women, conversing, beholding and beholden. The scholar must needs stand wistful and admiring before this great spectacle. He must settle its value in his...
Full view - About this book

Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...first in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of Nature. Every day, the sun ; and, after sunset, night and her stars. Ever the winds blow;...women, conversing, beholding and beholden. The scholar must needs stand wistful and admiring before this great spectacle. He must settle its value in his...
Full view - About this book

Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 383 pages
...first in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of nature. Every day, the sun ; and, after sunset, night and her stars. Ever the winds blow ;...continuity of this web of God, but always circular power returning into itself. Therein it resembles his own spirit, whose beginning, whose ending, he...
Full view - About this book

Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 383 pages
...is that of nature. Every day, the sun; and, after sunset, night and her stars. Ever the winds blow j ever the grass grows. Every day, men and women, conversing,...continuity of this web of God, but always circular power returning into itself. Therein it resembles his own spirit, whose beginning, whose ending, he...
Full view - About this book

Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of nature. \ Every day, the sun ; and, after sunset, night and her stars. Ever the winds blow ;...continuity of this web of God, but always circular power returning into itself. Therein it resembles his own spirit, whose beginning, whose ending, he...
Full view - About this book

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Comprising His Essays ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 942 pages
...first in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of nature. Every day, the sun ; and, after sunset, night and her stars. Ever the winds blow ;...continuity of this web of God, but always circular power returning into itself. Therein it resembles his own spirit, whose beginning, whose ending, he...
Full view - About this book

Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 pages
...first in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of nature. Every day, the sun ; and, after sunset, night and her stars. • Ever the winds blow...to the inexplicable continuity of this web of God, bulTalways circular power returning into itself. Therein it resembles his own spirit, whose beginning,...
Full view - About this book

Orations, Lectures and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 290 pages
...first in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of Nature. Every day, the sun ; and, after sunset, night and her stars. Ever the winds blow ;...women, conversing, beholding and beholden. The scholar must needs stand wistful and admiring before this great spectacle. He must settle its value in his...
Full view - About this book

The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of nature. Every day, the v' sun ; and, after sunset, night and her stars. Ever the winds blow ;...conversing, beholding and beholden. The scholar is he of all mcu whom this spectacle most engages. He must settle its value ' in his mind. What is nature to him...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF