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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 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 - 351 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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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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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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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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