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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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A Journey Into the Transcendentalists' New England

R. Todd Felton - 2006 - 180 pages
...of his study. As he states, however, "to go out into solitude [to achieve our 'original relation'], a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society." Emerson made good on this premise by going out daily to walk the hills, forests, and meadows of his...
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The Sweet Edge

Alison Pick - 2005 - 284 pages
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Bildung versus Self-Reliance?: Selbstkultur bei Goethe und Emerson

Philipp Mehne - 2008 - 226 pages
...wahrnimmt. Die Natur und nur die Natur garantiert für Emerson Befreiung von geschichtlicher Determination: „I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though...a man would be alone, let him look at the stars." (CW I, 8). Genau hierin könnte für Emerson die Bedeutung des Pariser Naturkundemuseums gelegen haben,...
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The World's Greatest Books, Volume 13

Arthur Mee, John Alexander Hammerton - 2008 - 336 pages
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The World's Greatest Books, Volume 13

Arthur Mee, John Alexander Hammerton - 2008 - 372 pages
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Identity and Society in American Poetry: The Romantic Tradition

Robin Mookerjee - 2008 - 288 pages
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English Traits. Nature. Conduct of Life

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The Mercury Reader A Custom Publication

E.D. Schragg - 2005
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MCAS: English Language Arts Coach Grade 7

Stuart Margulies - 2002 - 239 pages
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Culture, Creativity and Environment: New Environmentalist Criticism

Fiona Becket, Terry Gifford - 2007 - 258 pages
...American nation is founded. Emerson identifies the stars as the clearest manifestation of natural law: [If] a man would be alone, let him look at the stars [...] One might think the atmosphere was made transparent with this design, to give man, in the heavenly...
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