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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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The American Scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907 - 552 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...good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. Almost I fear to think how glad I am." In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his...
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Centenary Edition [of the Writings of Theodore Parker], Volume 8

Theodore Parker - 1907
...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...good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. Almost I fear to think how glad I am.o In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his...
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Bulletin of the American Academy of Medicine, Volume 8

American Academy of Medicine - 1907
...Thoreau thought, the student of nature will willingly listen to the following words: "In the woods a man casts off his years as the snake his slough, and at what period of life soever, is always a child. In the woods is perpetual youth. Within these plantations of God...
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Albany Review, Volume 1, Issues 4-6

1907 - 384 pages
...and moods, or even in presence of great Art. Says Emerson, in Nature : " Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without...perfect exhilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear." No doubt most of us have had this feeling, mingled with somewhat of a solemn awe which is greater than...
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A Theory of the Genetic Basis of Appeal in Literature ...

Homer Clyde House - 1911 - 90 pages
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A Day with Ralph Waldo Emerson

May Clarissa Gillington Byron - 1911 - 70 pages
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English Lessons: Book One-two, Book 2

Ada Van Stone Harris, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1912 - 392 pages
...with iron hand, And from our fathers reft the land. SCOTT. XXXVIII IN AND INTO Memorize : In the woods a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough,...is always a child. In the woods is perpetual youth. EMERSON. Into the jaws of death, Into the mouth of hell, Rode the six hundred. TENNYSON. Notice in...
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The Pageant of English Prose: Being Five Hundred Passages by Three Hundred ...

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1912 - 743 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...good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. Almost I fear to think how glad I am: In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his...
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English Lessons: Book One-two, Book 2

Ada Van Stone Harris, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1912
...SCOTT. xxxvm DT AND ESTO Memorize: In the woods a man casts off his years, as the snake his sloogh, and at what period soever of life, is always a child. In the woods is perpetual youth. EMEBSOX. Into the jaws of death. Into the mouth of hell, Bode the six hundred. TKJTXTSOX. Notice in...
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Principles of Composition

Percy Holmes Boynton - 1915 - 566 pages
...Nature " should be read by any who would first see and then describe. " Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without...good fortune, I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration." Form and dimension. Form and dimension are aspects of the same subject matter which may be described...
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