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" To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though nobody is with me. But if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 15
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
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Gathered Beneath the Storm: Wallace Stevens, Nature and Community

Justin Quinn - 2002 - 157 pages
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Emerson and Self-reliance

George Kateb - 2002 - 221 pages
...we can recover, if we choose. Most splendidly, at the start of Chapter 1 of Nature, Emerson writes: if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars . . . seen in the streets of cities, how great they are! If the stars should appear one night in a...
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Going by Contraries: Robert Frost's Conflict with Science

Robert Bernard Hass, Professor of English at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Robert Bernard Hass - 2002 - 220 pages
...INTRODUCTION 1. Thompson, Robert Frost: The Early Years, 88-89. 2. See, eg, Emerson's claim in "Nature" that "if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. . . . One might think the atmosphere was made transparent with the design, to give man, in the heavenly...
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Schamanismus und Esoterik: Kultur- und wissenschaftsgeschichtliche Betrachtungen

Kocku von Stuckrad - 2003 - 352 pages
...das erste Kapitel Nature zum entscheidenden Thema. Es beginnt mit den S├Ątzen: To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as...those heavenly worlds, will separate between him and vulgar things. One might think the atmosphere was made transparent with this design, to give man, in...
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Country, Park & City: The Architecture and Life of Calvert Vaux

Francis R. Kowsky - 2003 - 391 pages
...rivers, thatVaux proposes for subjects of bronze stames are likewise encountered in Emerson's essay. "But if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars," Emerson instructs his readers: "The rays that come from those heavenly worlds will separate between...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotations: A Concordance of Lustres from Addresses ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2003 - 445 pages
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Wallace Stevens and the Limits of Reading and Writing

Bart Eeckhout - 2002 - 328 pages
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New Reading of Evolution a Study of Man 1907

Henry Clayton Thompson - 2003 - 360 pages
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Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: I & Eye

B. Minh Nguyen, Porter Shreve - 2005 - 402 pages
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Revisiting Racialized Voice: African American Ethos in Language and Literature

David G Holmes - 2004 - 144 pages
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