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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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The Victorian Visitors: Culture Shock in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Rupert Christiansen - 2002 - 288 pages
...from his visit to Europe. 'Self-Reliance' reflects that 'travelling is a fool's paradise. At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated...sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.' What matters is not where you are, but who you are: 'Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of...
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Essays Series 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 252 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...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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Haunted Museum: Longing, Travel, and the Art-romance Tradition

Jonah Siegel - 2005 - 285 pages
...inescapable haunting by which the essayist expresses the inevitable limits of self-forgetfulness: "At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated...sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from. . . . My giant goes with me wherever I go." 13 To travel is to place distance between oneself and one's...
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 pages
...place is nothing. At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I caa be intoxicated with beauty and Jose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark...that I fled from. I seek the Vatican and the palaces. I affect to be intoxicated with sights and suggestions, but I arn not intoxicated. My giant goes with...
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Motivational Classics, Volume 1

Tom Walsh - 2007 - 200 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...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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Criticism in the Wilderness: The Study of Literature Today

Geoffrey H. Hartman - 2007 - 323 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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McGraw-Hill's PRAXIS I and II, 2nd Ed.

Laurie Rozakis - 2007 - 421 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...last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the same sad Questions 22-30 240 Reading Practice Test 1 22. What purpose does the following sentence serve?...
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Sixty Days and Counting

Kim Stanley Robinson - 2007 - 543 pages
...Rome, I can he intoxicated with heauty and lose my sadness. I pack my trunk, emhrace my ftiends, emhark on the sea and at last wake up in Naples, and there heside me is the stem fact, the sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from. I seek the Vatican...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - 2008 - 237 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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Hurry Up and Meditate: Your Starter Kit for Inner Peace and Better Health

David Michie - 2008
...Nineteenth-century American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote amusingly about the wish to escape from one's self: 'I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the...Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.' 1 Some people experiencing mood swings and milder forms of depression may be able to use meditation...
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