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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. There is no time to them. "
Essays, First Series - Page 59
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...they exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There is no time to it. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, but with...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There Ts "ncTlime to it. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, but with...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 13

1848
...to-day. 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 the present, but with reverted eye laments tha past, or, heedless of the riches that surround him, stands on tiptoe to foresee the future. He...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There is no time to it. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, but with...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There is no time to it. But man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 2

Charles Chauncey Burr - 1848
...will say if he employs such and such an expression. Emerson says : the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...satisfied, and it satisfies nature in all moments alike. There is no time to it. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, but with...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...to-day. 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 the present, but with reverted eye lamenta the past, or, heedless of the riches thai surround him, stands on tiptoe to foresee the future....
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There is no time to it. But man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst, it_s whole life acts; in the full-blown flower, there is...satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There is no time to it. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, but with...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst...satisfied and it satisfies nature in all moments alike. There is no time to it But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, but with riveted...
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