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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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American Literature

Albert H. Smyth - 1889 - 304 pages
...touching and true, like the voice of our earliest friend. RALPH WALDO EMERSON. NATURE. 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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Emerson Year Book: Selections for Every Day in the Year from the Essays of ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 155 pages
...chided nor flattered out of your position of perpetual inquiry. June Seventeenth. 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. June Eighteenth. June Nineteenth. The inhabitants of cities suppose that the country landscape is pleasant...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign ...

1893 - 658 pages
...worship, we feel assured he is contravening his Maker's design in endowing him with life. IV. R. Grep. otus, & Dreams in their development have breath / A Emerson. If a man wound you with injuries, meet him with patience ; hasty words rankle the wound, soft...
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American Lands and Letters ...: Leatherstocking to Poe's "Raven."

Donald Grant Mitchell - 1899
...in prescribed ranks, but blaze out with singleness of flame. Thus, in his very first chapter — " If a man would be alone let him look at the stars." "In the presence of Nuture, a wild delight runs through the man in spite of real sorrows. ... In the...
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The Influence of Emerson

Edwin Doak Mead - 1903 - 304 pages
...Fichte. He takes us, in the very beginning, to where Kant leaves us in that last page of his Ethics. "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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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: English traits. Conduct of life. Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
...of the world on the human mind, they do not vary the result. T 373 I.— NATURE. O go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I_am not nobody 'is' me. But if a man would be alone, let him look at the liars. The rays that come...
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An Emerson Calendar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 117 pages
...do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. SELF-RELIANCE 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. NATURE AUGUST FIFTH Enough for thee the primal mind That flows in streams, that breathes in wind. Leave...
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The American Scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907 - 534 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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The Works of Theodore Parker: The American scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907
...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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The American Scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907 - 534 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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