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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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Lobb's theological quarterly (with which is incorporated ..., Volume 1

1884
...and by this intimacy with the fair aspects of creation. " Give me health and a day," says Emerson, " and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The...; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and understanding ; the night shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams." III. The ministry of...
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The Andover review, eds. E.C. Smyth [and others]., Volume 1

Egbert Coffin Smyth - 1884
...and by this intimacy with the fair aspects of creation. " Give me health and a day," says Emerson, " and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria ; the sunset and moon rise my Paphos and unimaginable realms of faerie ; broad noon shall be my England of the senses...
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Atheism in Philosophy: And Other Essays

Frederic Henry Hedge - 1884 - 390 pages
...yet unknown to fame, with scant means and a doubtful future : " Almost I fear to think how glad I am. Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." This from Charles Lamb, who had had his full share of mortal woe : — " I am in love with this green...
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Essentials of English for Schools, Colleges, and Private Study

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1884 - 314 pages
...heart So 63. How does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements! Give me health and a day, and 1 will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; .... broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding; the night shall be my Germany...
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Poets of America

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1885 - 516 pages
...breezes " ; and again, " Hawthorne rides well his horse of the night." As he spoke, so he wrote: " Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous " ; " The conscious ship hears all the praise "; of young idealists, "The tough world had its revenge the moment...
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Poets of America

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1885 - 516 pages
...breezes " ; and again, " Hawthorne rides well his horse of the night." As he spoke, so he wrote : " Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous " ; " The conscious ship hears all the praise " ; of young idealists, "The tough world had its revenge the moment...
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Good Words, Volume 26

1885
...tJte 'umitingtable, adding a few sentences to a letter to Miss Isabel Lee, which his wife had begun. "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." Health ind a day ! This is what Mr. Emerson says in that rhapsody on Nature, which I still think his...
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Every-day Religion

James Freeman Clarke - 1886 - 464 pages
...pleasures, innocent and pure, of common things which round us lie. Mr. Emerson said in his first book: "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...my Assyria ; the sunset and moonrise my Paphos and fairy-realm ; broad noon my England of the senses and understanding ; the night shall be my Germany...
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Every-day Religion

James Freeman Clarke - 1886 - 464 pages
...pleasures, innocent and pure, of common things which round us lie. Mr. Emerson said in his first book: "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...my Assyria ; the sunset and moonrise my Paphos and fairy-realm ; broad noon my England of the senses and understanding ; the night shall be my Germany...
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The Cruise of the Land Yacht "Wanderer", Or, Thirteen Hundred Miles in My ...

Gordon Stables - 1886 - 351 pages
...tissues at once, let us consider for a moment what health really is. It was Emerson, I think, who said, " Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." There is a deal of truth underlying that sentence. To put it in my own homely way : if a young inau,...
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