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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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Ephphatha: Or, The Amelioration of the World. Sermons Preached at ...

Frederic William Farrar - 1880 - 340 pages
...daily neglecting the elements of .purest and loftiest pleasure. " Give me," says an American writer, " health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." But to enable us thus to enjoy the gifts of nature we all need more open eyes, more grateful hearts....
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Philosopher and Poet

Alfred Hudson Guernsey - 1881 - 327 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. . . . "But this beauty of Nature, which is seen and felt as beauty, is the least part. The shows of...
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CYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN LITERATURE

EVERT A. DUYCKINCK, GEORGE L. DUYCKINCK - 1881
...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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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Critical writings

Theodore Parker - 1865
...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."- — Nature, pp. 9 — 10, 11 — 13, 21 — 22. Most writers are demonized or possessed by some one...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does Natnre deify us with a few and cheap elements'. Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; the sunset and moonrme my Paphos, und unimaginable realms of fueric; broad noon shall be my England of the eenses...
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Marriage and Parentage and the Sanitary and Physiological Laws for the ...

Physician and sanitarian, Martin Luther Holbrook - 1882 - 185 pages
...neighborhoods and creeks of other men's necessities." In another place this same gifted author says, " Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." Many other far-seeing authors, both ancient and modern, have urged with great emphasis and power the...
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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - 1882 - 472 pages
...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 half-Germanised Scotchman, living near the roar of our great metropolis, with memories...
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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - 1882 - 472 pages
...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 half-Germanised Scotchman, living near the roar of our great metropolis, with memories...
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Works, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 648 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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