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" These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones ; they are for what they are ; they exist with God to-day. "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 69
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 13

1848
...apologetic- He is no longer upright. He dares not say ' I think,' ' I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...There is no time to them. There is simply the rose, — perfect in every moment of its existence. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...apologetic ; he is no longer upright; he dares not say 'I think,' 'I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a Jeaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts ; in the full-blown flower there is no more ; in the leafless...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...apologetic. He is no longer upright. He dares not say, ' I think,' ' I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...There is no time to them. There is simply the rose — perfect in every moment of its existence. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 13

1848
...apologetic. He is no longer upright. He dares not say ' I think,' ' I am," but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...There is no time to them. There is simply the rose, — perfect in every moment of its existence. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...apologetic. He is no longer upright. He dares not say ' I think,' ' I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst, it_s whole life acts; in the full-blown flower, there is no more ; in the leafless root, there is no...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...apologetic ; he is no longer upright ; he dares not say 'I think,' 'I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in erery moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts ; in the full-blown...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 28

1850
...but quotes some saint or sage. lie is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blooming rose. Those roses under my window make no reference to former...them — there is simply the rose : it is perfect every moment of its existence. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, but...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...upright ; he dares not say 'I think,' 'I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before tlm blade of grass or the blowing rose. These roses under...better ones ; they are for what they are ; they exist wiih God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment...
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Off-hand Takings; Or, Crayon Sketches of the Noticeable Men of Our Age

George Washington Bungay - 1854 - 408 pages
...dare not say I think I am, but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or blowing rose. These roses under my window make no...ones; they are for what they are ; they exist with God to day." " But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, but with reverted eye...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...think,' 'I am,' hut quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed hefore the hlade of grass or the hlowing rose. These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to hetter ones ; they are for what they are ; they exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There...
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