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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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Four Great Teachers: John Ruskin, Thomas Carlyle, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and ...

Joseph Forster - 1890 - 162 pages
...mourning piece. In good health the air is a cordial of incredible virtue. Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without having in my thonghts an occurrence of special good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. Almost I fear...
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Initial Studies in American Letters

Henry Augustin Beers, Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle - 1891 - 282 pages
...mourning piece. ln good health, the air is a cordial of incredible virtue. Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without...brink of fear. In the woods, too, a man casts off Ins years, as the snake his slough, and at what period soever of life is always a child. In the woods...
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American Literature

Albert H. Smyth - 1889 - 326 pages
...piece. In good health the air is a cordial of incredible virtue. 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. Almost I fear to think how glad I am. In the woods,...
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How We Saw America and Canada

J. S. Balmer - 1892 - 128 pages
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Emerson Year Book: Selections for Every Day in the Year from the Essays of ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 168 pages
...defect of fine perceptions. MARCH. 1TJit wind smvs the seed. March First. Crossing a bare common in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without...of special good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect ex hilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear. March Second. A gentleman makes no noise: a lady is...
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Maturin Murray Ballou - 1894 - 579 pages
...— Horsley. _ A wonder lasts but nine days, and then the puppy's eyes are open. — Fieldiny. WOODS. In the woods, too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough, anil, at what ):criod soever of life, is always n child. In the woods is perpetual youth. Within these...
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Among the summer isles. Alpine resting-places. Home again!

Sir John Skelton - 1896
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Talks to Teachers on Psychology: And to Students on Some of Life's Ideals

William James - 1899 - 301 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, if one have such responsive sensibilities. But we of the highly educated...
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Talks to Teachers on Psychology: And to Students on Some of Life's Ideals

William James - 1900 - 324 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, if one have such responsive sensibilities. But we of the highly educated...
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On Some of Life's Ideals: On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings; What Makes ...

William James - 1900 - 92 pages
...grasped, to have its lifecurrents 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, if one have such responsive sensibilities. But we of the highly educated...
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