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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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Labor Pains: Emerson, Hawthorne & Alcott on Work, Women & the Development of ...

Carolyn R. Maibor - 2004 - 160 pages
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The Greatest Escape: Adventures in the History of Solitude

David Balcom - 2004 - 344 pages
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Kenneth Burke on Myth: An Introduction

Laurence Coupe - 2005 - 234 pages
...apply precisely that word." (ISA 192) Burke observes that a recurrent symbol is that of the stars: "If a man would be alone, let him look at the stars," writes Emerson (quoted LSA 193). Burke notes his debt to the closing imagery of Dante's great, emphatically...
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Zoro's Field: My Life in the Appalachian Woods

Thomas Rain Crowe - 2005 - 221 pages
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A Year with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 231 pages
...throng of lettered men; but now you cannot spare the fortification that he is. To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as...if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. In Sanskrit, the word "Brahma" or "Brahman" means "The Supreme, second to none. " BRAHMA If the red...
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美国文学学习指南

2006 - 364 pages
...With whom is Helen associated in Line 4 of the present stanza? 3) Who is Psyche? 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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Laws of Nature: Excerpts from the Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Walt McLaughlin - 2006 - 81 pages
...of functions, but scarcely yet a remote approximation to an idea of creation. 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. The stars awaken a certain reverence, because though always present, they are always...
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From Warrior to Sage

William Calhoun - 2006 - 120 pages
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To Love the Wind and the Rain: African Americans and Environmental History

Dianne D. Glave, Mark Stoll - 2006 - 271 pages
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