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" At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated with beauty, and lose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the sad self, unrelenting, identical,... "
The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 158
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Select Essays and Addresses, Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1922 - 275 pages
...a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places. At home I dream 30 that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated with...unrelenting, identical, that I fled from. I seek the Vatican0 and the palaces affect to be intoxicated with sights and suggestions, but am not intoxicated....
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English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: A Connected Representation of ...

George Roy Elliott, Norman Foerster - 1923 - 825 pages
...similar to his friend Emerson's: "Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places ... I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the...sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from." . . . "The soul is no traveller; the wise man stays at home." ("Self-Reliance.") FROM CANTO FIRST 39....
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 pages
...Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places. At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated...that I fled from. I seek the Vatican and the palaces; I affect to be intoxicated with sights and suggestions, but I am not intoxicated. My giant goes with...
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The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - 1971 - 424 pages
...Travelling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places. At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated...I fled from. I seek the Vatican, and the palaces. I affect to be intoxicated with sights and suggestions, but I am not intoxicated. My giant goes with...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 pages
...Travelling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places. At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated...I fled from. I seek the Vatican, and the palaces. I affect to be intoxicated with sights and suggestions, but I am not intoxicated. My giant goes with...
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Remembering: A Study in Experimental and Social Psychology

Sir Frederic Charles Bartlett, Frederic C. Bartlett, Frederic Charles Bartlett - 1995 - 317 pages
...Travelling is a fool's paradise. We owe to our first journies the discovery that place is nothing. At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated...sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside one is the stern Fact, the sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from. I seek the Vatican,...
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The Emerson Museum: Practical Romanticism and the Pursuit of the Whole

Lee Rust Brown - 1997 - 285 pages
...prospect of what remained for him to do. Remembering his European tour in "Self-Reliance," he wrote: "I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the...sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from . . . My giant goes with me wherever I go" (CW2:46). The giant questions of what to do, and how to...
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A Critic's Journey: Literary Reflections, 1958-1998

Geoffrey H. Hartman, Professor Geoffrey H Hartman - 1999 - 297 pages
...paradise? "We owe to our first journeys," writes Emerson, "the discovery that place is nothing. At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated...I fled from. I seek the Vatican, and the palaces. I affect to be intoxicated with sights and suggestions, but I am not intoxicated. My giant goes with...
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Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Travels Round Everest

Ed Douglas - 2001 - 226 pages
...Travelling is a fool's paradise. We owe to our first journeys the discovery that place is nothing. At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated...sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from. From Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson Getting here had taken three hard, long days. I sat on a...
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Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Travels Round Everest

Ed Douglas - 2001 - 226 pages
...nothing. At home l dream that at Naples, at Rome, l can be intoxicated with beauty and lose my sadness. l pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea,...stern fact, the sad self, unrelenting, identical, that l fled from. From Se1f-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson Getting here had taken three hard, long days....
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