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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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The American Scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907 - 552 pages
...the fact. No chart of nature hangs up in his windows to shut out nature herself. How well he says: " If a man would be alone, let him look at the stars....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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A Theory of the Genetic Basis of Appeal in Literature ...

Homer Clyde House - 1911 - 90 pages
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Exercises for Parsing and Analysis

Augusta Choate, Gertrude Hartman - 1912 - 157 pages
...circle of stiff curled black hair, had the appearance of a parish pinfold begirt by its high hedge. 38. I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though nobody is with me. 39. Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety. 40. You seem to me as Dian in her...
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The Motto Book: Being a Collection of Epigrams

Elbert Hubbard - 1920 - 76 pages
...156 — To escape criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, be nothing .50 .25 157 — 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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Astronomy in the Poets

Cumberland Clark - 1922 - 140 pages
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The Story of Our Literature: An Interpretation of the American Spirit

John Louis Haney - 1923 - 399 pages
...phrasing memorable detached thoughts is well illustrated in such passages as these: 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. . . . If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore and...
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My Little Book of Emerson: Being an Introd. to Emerson and a Breviary of His ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1924 - 141 pages
...to all the members. America is not civil, whilst Africa is barbarous. — EMANCIPATION ADDRESS * 1 am not solitary whilst I read and write, though nobody...if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. — NATURE * L/ove, and you shall be loved. All love is mathematically just, as much as the two sides...
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Harper's Anthology for College Courses in Composition and Literature ...: Prose

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926
...and folding about herself anew.1 — William James, A Pluralistic Universe. 2 To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as...from those heavenly worlds will separate between him 1 Reprinted \vith the permission of Mr. Henry James and of Longmans, Green & Co. and what he touches....
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Harper's Anthology: Prose

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926 - 894 pages
...and folding about herself anew.1 — William James, A Pluralistic Universe. 2 To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as...from those heavenly worlds will separate between him 1 Reprinted with the permission of Mr. Henry James and of Longmans, Green & Co, and what he touches....
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Spell Land: The Story of a Sussex Farm

Sheila Kaye-Smith - 1927 - 319 pages
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