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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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From Emerson to King: Democracy, Race, and the Politics of Protest

Anita Haya Patterson - 1997 - 272 pages
...beholding eyeball, synechdochical of the body, may also be collectively owned. Crossing a bare common, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without...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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Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations, Volumes 1-2

1997
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Text: Threads of Change in the 19th Century Literature

Center for Gifted Education - 1998 - 344 pages
...drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured, or far away." (Henry David Thoreau) "In the woods, too, a man casts off his years, as...always a child. In the woods is perpetual youth." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) 4. Have students share their responses in their groups. Then have each student...
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The Great New Wilderness Debate

J. Baird Callicott, Michael P. Nelson - 1998 - 697 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 h1s...
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Epistolary Practices: Letter Writing in America Before Telecommunications

William Merrill Decker - 1998 - 312 pages
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Kahlil Gibran, Man and Poet: A New Biography

Suheil Bushrui, Suheil B. Bushrui, Joe Jenkins - 1998 - 372 pages
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Masters of Repetition: Poetry, Culture, and Work in Thomson, Wordsworth ...

Lisa Malinowski Steinman - 1998 - 248 pages
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Moments of Moment: Aspects of the Literary Epiphany

Wim Tigges - 1999 - 496 pages
...moments of life .... These delicious awakenings of the higher powers": Crossing a bare commons, in snow puddles, at twilight, under a clouded sky, without...perfect exhilaration. I am glad to the brink of fear .... Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space...
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Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students

Sharon Crowley, Debra Hawhee - 1999 - 395 pages
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The Runner's Book of Daily Inspiration: A Year of Motivation, Revelation ...

Kevin Nelson - 1999 - 384 pages
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