Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The American Scholar, Self-reliance, Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1911 - 132 pages
...Arabia ; what is Greek art, or Proven 9al minstrelsy ; 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. 25 What would we really know ihe meaning of ? The meal in the firkin ; the milk in the pan ; the ballad...
Full view - About this book

The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - 1919 - 679 pages
...Arabia; what is Greek art, or Provencal minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the Lave the antique and future worlds. What would we really know the meaning of? The meal in the firkin...
Full view - About this book

The Praise of Folly: And Other Papers

Bliss Perry - 1923 - 230 pages
...age. Accept it: embrace the common, the familiar, the low. Burns and Wordsworth and Carlyle are right. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. The important thing is the single person. The man is all. Then follows the wonderful peroration, which...
Full view - About this book

Points of View

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1924 - 361 pages
...Arabia ; what is Greek art, or Provengal ministrelsy. 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. Emerson and Thoreau worked in the same vineyard, sometimes in the same garden; and they so freely exchanged...
Full view - About this book

Library Essays about Books, Bibliophiles, Writers, and Kindred Subjects

Henry Howard Harper - 1924 - 194 pages
...art and literary compositions is an almost certain indication of merit; although Emerson said, — Give me insight into today, and you may have the antique and future worlds. In the poetical effusions of the past we are continually discovering new interpretations and recondite...
Full view - About this book

American Literature, Volume 1

Robert Shafer - 1926 - 758 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 to-day, and you may'have the antique and future worlds. What would we really know the meaning of? The meal in the Arkin;...
Full view - About this book

The American Labor Legislation Review, Volume 7

1917
...a small ocean." He might also have said the man is a small government. In this same address he said "Give me insight into to-day and you may have the antique and the future worlds." And within a quarter of a century after Emerson delivered his address on The American...
Full view - About this book

The Divided Heart: Essays on Protestantism and the Enlightenment in America

Henry F. May - 1991 - 240 pages
..."The American Scholar," for knowing the "highest spiritual cause lurking, as it always does lurk" in "the meal in the firkin; the milk in the pan; the...news of the boat; the glance of the eye; the form and gait of the body...." Finally and most completely, Romantic insight and theory found its way to imaginative...
Limited preview - About this book

The Senses of Walden: An Expanded Edition

Stanley Cavell - 1992 - 160 pages
...in "The American Scholar" of the matters whose "ultimate reason" he demands of students to know — "The meal in the firkin; the milk in the pan; the...glance of the eye; the form and the gait of the body" — is a list epitomizing what we may call the physiognomy of the ordinary, a form of what Kierkegaard...
Limited preview - About this book

Rejuvenating the Humanities

Ray Broadus Browne, Marshall William Fishwick - 1992 - 175 pages
...sage advice as to how to find the best material for understanding the world in which we live: study "the meal in the firkin; the milk in the pan; the...news of the boat; the glance of the eye; the form and gait of the body." Walt Whitman insisted that a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels....
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF