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" What would we really know the meaning of? The meal in the firkin; the milk in the pan; the ballad in the street... "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 91
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 372 pages
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Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 425 pages
...Arabia; what is Greek art, or Provencal minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the "familiar, the low. Give me insight into...meaning of? The meal in the firkin; the milk in the pnn; the ballad in the street ; the news of the boat ; the glance of the eye ; the form and the gait...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 28

1903
...What could have been more truly Emersonian than this ? "I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into...to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds." And he had been again to Harvard to speak his Divinity School address, that word that smote hard upon...
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Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884 - 321 pages
...minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at tho feet of tho familiar, the low. Givo mo insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. What would we really know the moaning of t Tho meal in the firkin ; the milk in tho pan ; tho ballad in the street; the news of the...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
...beginning to be interested in near and common things instead of in the " doings in Italy and Arabia." " What would we really know the meaning of — the meal...firkin, the milk in the pan, the ballad in the street." And he closes in that hopeful strain, so characteristic of Emerson, by expressing the utmost faith...
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Pushing to the Front: Or, Success Under Difficulties; a Book of Inspiration ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1894 - 312 pages
...each vet with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever. — HORACE MANN. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future world). — EMERSON. There is no business, no avocation whatever, which will not permit a man who has...
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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...beginning to be interested in near and common things instead of in the " doings in Italy and Arabia." " What would we really know the meaning of — the meal...firkin, the milk in the pan, the ballad in the street." And he closes in that hopeful strain, so characteristic of Emerson, by expressing the utmost faith...
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Pushing to the Front, Or, Success Under Difficulties: A Book of Inspiration ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1896
...each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever. — HORACE MANN. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. — EMEESON. There is no business, no avocation whatever, which will not permit a man who has an inclination,...
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Catholic Reading Circle Review, Volume 10

1897
...Italy, what is Greek art, or provincial minstrelsy. I embrace the common, I explore, and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into today, and you may have the antique and the future worlds." So says Emerson, once more half-right — agreeing with hisfellow-New-Englander...
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Rising in the World: Or, Architects of Fate; a Book Designed to Inspire ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1897 - 478 pages
...to-day his own: He who, secure within himself can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for 1 have lived to-day." Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. —EMERSON. "Just to fill the hour, that is happiness." " Happy then is the man who has that in his...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 48

1899
...necessity of independent thought. America with him had no prototype, no model. "Give me," he said, "insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds." I have a profound reverence for tradition, and accept humbly the lessons of experience, but in Lowell's...
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