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" Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; the sunset and moonrise my Paphos, and unimaginable realms of faerie; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding; the night shall... "
An Emerson Calendar - Page 45
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 117 pages
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...nature deify us with a few and cheap elements ? Give me health and a day, and I will make the wimp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria ; the sunset and moon-rise my Faphos, and unimaginable realms of faerie; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding...
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The Modern Housewife: Or, Ménagère. Comprising Nearly One Thousand Receipts ...

Alexis Soyer - 1851 - 450 pages
...envy the man who is thirsty and has a bottle of this same beverage within reach. Emerson has said, ' Give me health and a day and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.* Give us thirst and a bottle of Soyer's Nectar, say we, and we will laugh to scorn the cup of Hebe....
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Merrimack: Or, Life at the Loom; a Tale

Day Kellogg Lee - 1854 - 353 pages
...read for the second time this passage — " How does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements ! Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams." I remarked that I should remember that thought in all my rambles, and feel how wealthy I was with the...
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Sketches of Lancashire Life and Localities

Edwin Waugh - 1855 - 260 pages
...dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements ! Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...understanding ; the night shall be my Germany of mystic philophy and dreams." If men had their eyes open to the beauties and uses of those elements which are...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements ! Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams. Not less excellent, except for our less susceptibility in the afternoon, was the charm, last evening,...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1856
...dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How docs Mature deify us with a few and cheap elemental Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; the sun-set and-moon-rise my Pnphos, and unimaginable realms of faerie; broad noon shall be my Lngland of the senses...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1856
...dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements! Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria ; the sun-«et and mo<>i]-ri«e my Paphos, und unimaginable realms of fuerie ; broad noon shall be my Lugland...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1856
...does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements! Give me health and a day, and I will make the pump of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; the...sun-set and moon-rise my Paphos, and unimaginable realme of faerie ; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding; the night shall...
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Sketches of Lancashire Life and Localities

Edwin Waugh - 1857 - 260 pages
...significance of what the philosophic Emerson says, relative to the influence of nature's beauty:—" Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...and moonrise my Paphos, and unimaginable realms of iUi-ric; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding; the night shall be my...
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Annual Report of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture, Issue 51

Ohio State Board of Agriculture - 1897
...and good until our eyes and minds are weary and then go forth to commune with nature. Emerson says, "Give me health and a day and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." The freshness and beau'.y of the morning, the splendor of the noon and the glory of the dying day are ours....
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