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

Alexander's Bridge

Willa Cather - 2007 - 303 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" (Writings 61). 216 Henrietta Street: Just west of Covent Garden Market and very near 34 to the Duke...
Limited preview - About this book

Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Randall Fuller - 2007 - 232 pages
...'slop-pail' level."24 Rescuing Emerson from those who would link the author's aesthetics to his celebration of "[t]he meal in the firkin; the milk in the pan; the ballad in the street" (EL 69), Holmes asserts that Emerson "was not often betrayed into the mistake of confounding the prosaic...
Limited preview - About this book

Sharing the Journey: Women Reflecting on Life's Passages from the Pages of ...

Katherine Ball Ross - 2007 - 309 pages
...read by Ralph Waldo Emerson, he had called for a new approach to American literature: "What would we know the meaning of? The meal in the firkin, the milk in the pan!" Only when I found Sarah Orne Jewett did I think I knew what he meant. What her stories suggested to...
Limited preview - About this book

The God of Second Chances

Erik Kolbell
...their wings. As Emerson wrote about his populist muse, "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 future worlds." Such was the case a number of years ago, in the small Nicaraguan city of Tipitapa, as I sat at the...
Limited preview - About this book

Another Music: Polemics and Pleasures

John McCormick - 2011 - 261 pages
...are going to turn themselves into poets, in mystical union with all other men, because they perceive "The meal in the firkin; the milk in the pan; the ballad in the street; the news of the boat..." Even in Germany reeling before the Napoleonic invasion, Fichte in his "Reden an die deutsche Nation"...
Limited preview - About this book




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