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" Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; the sunset and moonrise my Paphos, and unimaginable realms of faerie; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding; the night shall... "
The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 16
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 1

1838
...find out those wants, which the commodity of Nature supplies. " Give me health and a day," he says, " and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The...; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and understanding; the night shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams." If this subjection of...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 15

1844
...enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements ? Give me health and...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
...enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does nature deify us with a few 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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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements ! Give me health and...shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams. and every withered stem and stubble rimed with frost, contribute something to the mute music. The inhabitants...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...describing a sunrise he concludes thus: " How does nature deify us with a few and cheap elements 1 Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams!" We cannot disguise the fact, that on a first perusal, Emerson offers many difficulties. His writings...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and .conspire with the morning wind. How does nature deify us with a few and cheap elements ! Give me health and...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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Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1850
...nature deify us with a few and cheap elements ? Give me health and a day, and I will make the nomp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria ; the...be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams."— Nature, pp. 9 — 10, 1 1 — 13, 21 — 22. Most writers are demonized or possessed by some one truth,...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does nature deify us with a few and cheap 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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