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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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Wallace Stevens and the Limits of Reading and Writing

Bart Eeckhout - 2002 - 303 pages
...Bates, Mythology of Self, 132; and Bevis, Mind of Winter, 43ff. 65. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 9-10. my thoughts any occurrence of special good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. 1 am glad to the brink of fear. In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough,...
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William James in Russian Culture

Joan Delaney Grossman, Ruth Rischin - 2003 - 280 pages
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Fateful Shapes of Human Freedom: John William Miller and the Crises of Modernity

Vincent Colapietro, Vincent Michael Colapietro - 2003 - 323 pages
...Nature is a setting that fits equally well a comic or a mourning piece. . . . Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without...perfect exhilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear" (Emerson 1982, 38). Like Emerson, Miller realizes: "One cannot call one's soul one's own if one cannot...
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William James in Russian Culture

Joan Delaney Grossman, Ruth Rischin - 2003 - 259 pages
...grasped, to have its life-currents absorbed by what is given. "Crossing a bare common," says Emerson, "in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without...perfect exhilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear." Life is always worth living [James comments] if one have such responsive sensibilities. ("On a Certain...
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Going Home Through Seven Paths to Nowhere: Reading Short Stories by ...

Katalin G. Kállay - 2003 - 177 pages
...eye-ball" in Nature, describing the enthusiastic and elevated feeling of becoming one with the Universe: "In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the...soever of life, is always a child. [...] In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life, - no disgrace, no calamity,...
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Seeing Colorado's Forests for the Trees

Steve Smith - 2003 - 92 pages
...SPRING ASPENS, ROUTT NATIONAL FOREST AUTUMN OAKS AND PONDEROSA PINES, CASTLE PINES, DOUGLAS COUNTY In the woods, too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough, and at what period so ever of life is always a child. — Ralph Waldo Emerson CONIFERS ALONG THE WEST DOLORES RIVER, SAN...
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Skew-Tolerant Circuit Design

David Harris - 2000 - 664 pages
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Imagination and Literacy: A Teacher's Search for the Heart of Learning

Karen Gallas - 2003 - 181 pages
...perceived and wondered at the immensity of creation. Emerson (1849/1983) writes: Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight under a clouded sky, without having in my thoughts any occurrence of good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear Standing on 34...
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Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

Danilo Šuster - 2003 - 248 pages
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Essays and Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 521 pages
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