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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 North British Review, Volume 47

1867
...ranges freely over her clear horizons, and he leaps up elastic under her light atmosphere, exclaiming, ' Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.' Carlyle is a Germanized Scotsman, living near the roar of our great metropolis, with memories of Weimar...
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Lancashire Sketches

Edwin Waugh - 1869 - 309 pages
...Heywood. Its images never return to my memory but I wish to hold them there awhile. Emerson says: — "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams." If men had their eyes open to the beauties and uses of those elements which are open to all alike,...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...dilate and , conspire with the morning wind. How does Nature deify us 1 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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Essays in Mosaic

Thomas Ballantyne - 1870 - 210 pages
...things : We murder to dissect. WOKDSWORTH. How does Nature deify U3 with a few and cheap elements J Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. EMERSON. WHEN up some woodland dale we catch The many-twinkling smile of ocean, Or with pleased ear...
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A Manual of American Literature: Designed for the Use of Schools of Advanced ...

Noble Kibby Royse - 1872 - 360 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. The inhabitants of cities suppose that the country landscape is pleasant only half the year. I please...
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A Manual of American Literature: Designed for the Use of Schools of Advanced ...

Noble Kibby Royse - 1872 - 360 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...and moonrise my Paphos, and unimaginable realms of fteiie; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding; the night shall be my Germany...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1917
...plain living. But it was also a life of high thinking and rich enjoyment of what each day brought. "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous!" said the sage of Concord. So it was with little Alice Freeman. As she picked wild strawberries on the...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...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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English spellings and spelling rules. [With] The dictionary of ..., Part 1

James Stormonth - 1876
...cares and passions that infest human life. " 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. Face all things ; even Adversity is polite to a man's face. Necessity is the mother of invention, but...
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Nature: Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 372 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 of emperors ridiculous. Tlie dawn is iny Assyria; the sunset and moonrise my Paphos, and unimaginable realms of faerie ; broad...
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