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" Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in my thoughts any occurrence of special good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear. "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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Reimagining Thoreau

Robert Milder, Professor of English Robert Milder - 1995 - 266 pages
...in the cadences of the prose: "Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a cloudy sky, without having in my thoughts any occurrence...good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration" (CW I, 10). The differences are also telling. Where Emerson is passive and wholly spiritual, a bodiless...
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Emerson: The Mind on Fire

Robert D. Richardson Jr. - 2015 - 708 pages
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Beyond Translation: Essays Towards a Modern Philology

Alton L. Becker - 1995 - 464 pages
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Constructing Nature: Readings from the American Experience

Richard Jenseth, Edward E. Lotto - 1996 - 493 pages
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Emerson's Philosophic Path to a Vocation

Kenneth Walter Cameron - 1996 - 324 pages
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Cosmic Consciousness: The Man-God Whom We Await - 1913

Ali Nomad - 1996 - 320 pages
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Emerson Among the Eccentrics: A Group Portrait

Carlos Baker - 1996 - 608 pages
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Aspects of Modernism: Studies in Honour of Max Nänny

Andreas Fischer, Martin Heusser, Thomas Herrmann - 1997 - 328 pages
...Platonist notions, holds true for Cummings' thinking, as well 8 Cf. Nature: Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without...fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. ... I become a transparent eye-ball. I am nothing. I see all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate...
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The Hermetic Book of Nature: An American Revolution in Consciousness

Arthur Versluis, Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1997 - 137 pages
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Transcendental Utopias: Individual and Community at Brook Farm, Fruitlands ...

Richard Francis - 1997 - 286 pages
...into sharp and memorable focus when he gives us this vignette of himself: "Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without...good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. Almost I fear to think how glad I am."28 One can recognize the experience Emerson describes without...
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