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" The ground-pine curled its pretty wreath, Running over the club-moss burrs; I inhaled the violet's breath; Around me stood the oaks and firs; Pine-cones and acorns lay on the ground; Over me soared the eternal sky. Full of light and of deity; Again I... "
An Emerson Calendar - Page 42
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 117 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...from the woodlands to the cage ; — The gay enchantment was undone, 35 A gentle wife, but fairy none. Then I said, " I covet truth ; Beauty is unripe childhood's...games of youth :" — As I spoke, beneath my feet 40 The ground-pine curled its pretty wreath, Running over the club-moss burs; I inhaled the violet's...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1842 - 468 pages
...from the woodlands to the cage, — The gav enchantment was undone, — A gentle wife, but fairy none. Then, I said, " I covet truth ; Beauty is unripe childhood's...youth ;" As I spoke, beneath my feet The ground-pine curl'd its pretty wreath, Running over the hair-cap burs : I inhaled the violet's breath ; Around me...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 476 pages
...from the woodlands to the cage, — The gay enchantment was undone, — A gentle wife, but fairy none. Then, I said, "I covet truth ; Beauty is unripe childhood's...leave it behind with the games of youth ;" As I spoke, buncath my feet The ground-pine curl'd its pretty wreath, Running over the hair-cap burs : I inhaled...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - 1846 - 208 pages
...noisome things Had left their beauty on the shore With the sun, and the sand, and the wild uproar ! Then I said, "I covet Truth ; Beauty is unripe childhood's...and firs; Pine cones and acorns lay on the ground ; Above me soared the eternal sky, Full of light and Deity ; Again I saw, again I heard The rolling...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1847 - 251 pages
...from the woodlands to the cage ; — The gay enchantment was undone, A gentle wife, but fairy none. Then I said, ' I covet truth ; Beauty is unripe childhood's...violet's breath ; Around me stood the oaks and firs; Pine-cones and acorns lay on the ground, Over me soared the eternal sky, Full of light and of deity...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1852 - 550 pages
...from the woodlands to the cage, — The gay enchantment was undone, — A gentle wife, but fairy none. Then, I said, «I covet truth ; Beauty is unripe childhood's...cheat ; I leave it behind with the games of youth ;" Aa I spoke, beneath my feet The ground-pine curl'd its pretty wreath, Running over the hair-cap...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

1853 - 472 pages
...from the woodlands to the cage, — The gay enchantment was undone, A gentle wife, but fairy none. Then I said, ' I covet Truth ; Beauty is unripe childhood's cheat, — I leave it behind with the gems of youth.' As I spoke, beneath my feet The ground-pine curled its pretty wreath, Running over...
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Golden Leaves from the American Poets

1864 - 398 pages
...from the woodlands to the cage] The gay enchantment was undone — A gentle wife, but fairy none. " Then I said, " I covet truth ; Beauty is unripe childhood's...cheat — I leave it behind with the games of youth." The ground-pine curled its pretty wreath, Running over the club-moss burrs ; I inhaled the violet's...
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Golden Leaves from the American Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - 1865 - 532 pages
...from the woodlands to the cage ; The gay enchantment was undone — A gentle wife, but fairy none. " Then I said, " I covet truth ; Beauty is unripe childhood's...violet's breath ; Around me stood the oaks and firs; Pine-cones and acorns lay on the ground ; Over me soared the eternal sky, Full of light and of deity...
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Poems of the Inner Life: Selected Chiefly from Modern Authors

Robert Crompton Jones - 1866 - 288 pages
...noisome things Had left their beauty on the shore With the sun, and the sand, and the wild uproar. Then I said " I covet Truth ; Beauty is unripe childhood's...violet's breath ; Around me stood the oaks and firs ; Pine-cones and acorns lay on the ground ; Above me soared the eternal sky, Full of light and deity....
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