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" Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. "
Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures - Page 23
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 315 pages
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 15

1844
...its rapid transformations : the active enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does Nature deify us with a...ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria ; the sunset and moon rise my Paphos, and unimaginable realms of fairie ; broad noon shall be my England of senses and...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 13

1848
...its rapid transformations ; tbe active enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does nature deify us with a...and cheap elements ! Give me health and a day, and IwiU make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria, the sunset and moonrine ray 1 '...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...its rapid transformations ; the active enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and .conspire with the morning wind. How does nature deify us with a...moonrise my Paphos, and unimaginable .realms of faerie." Mr. Emerson has published a volume of poems, and it has been generally admitted that he has not .succeeded...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 5-6

1848
...Diogenes about him, when he says, in the very poetry of contentment, " Give me health and a day, and 1 will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn...and unimaginable realms of Faerie : broad noon shall bo my Eng-land of the senses and the understanding ; the night shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...its rapid transformations : the active enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does nature deify us with a...elements ? Give me health and a day, and I will make the wimp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria ; the sunset and moon-rise my Faphos, and unimaginable...
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The Modern Housewife: Or, Ménagère. Comprising Nearly One Thousand Receipts ...

Alexis Soyer - 1851 - 450 pages
...envy the man who is thirsty and has a bottle of this same beverage within reach. Emerson has said, ' Give me health and a day and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.* Give us thirst and a bottle of Soyer's Nectar, say we, and we will laugh to scorn the cup of Hebe....
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1856
...its rapid transformations : the active enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does Nature deify us with a...emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria ; the sun-«et and mo<>i]-ri«e my Paphos, und unimaginable realms of fuerie ; broad noon shall be my Lugland...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1856
...partake ite rapid transformations: the active enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does Nature deify us with a...elements! Give me health and a day, and I will make the pump of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; the sun-set and moon-rise my Paphos, and unimaginable...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1856
...dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How docs Mature deify us with a few and cheap elemental Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; the sun-set and-moon-rise my Pnphos, and unimaginable realms of faerie; broad noon shall be my Lngland of the senses...
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Sketches of Lancashire Life and Localities

Edwin Waugh - 1857 - 260 pages
...significance of what the philosophic Emerson says, relative to the influence of nature's beauty:—" Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...and moonrise my Paphos, and unimaginable realms of iUi-ric; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding; the night shall be my...
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