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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 Rhetoric of American Romance: Dialectic and Identity in Emerson, and ...

Evan Carton - 1985 - 288 pages
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Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1985 - 161 pages
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The Best American Essays

1998
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Early Nineteenth-century American Diary Literature

Steven E. Kagle - 1986 - 166 pages
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The Pathless Way: John Muir and American Wilderness

Michael P. Cohen - 1986 - 432 pages
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The Winged Life: The Poetic Voice of Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau - 1986 - 168 pages
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The Extraterrestrial Life Debate 1750-1900: The Idea of a Plurality of ...

Michael J. Crowe - 1988 - 680 pages
...enjoy an original relation to the universe?"71 Emerson suggests how to do this; begin with solitude: But 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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Nineteenth-Century Theories of Art

Joshua C. Taylor - 1987 - 563 pages
...is excerpted from Essays (Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1847), pp. 322-33. 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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Visionary Compacts: American Renaissance Writings in Cultural Context

Donald E. Pease - 1987 - 303 pages
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Scenes of Nature, Signs of Men: Essays on 19th and 20th Century American ...

Tony Tanner - 1989 - 288 pages
...first major essay should define the conditions for the procurement of solitude: 'To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society.' As Emily Dickinson puts it, 'the soul selects her own society/Then shuts the door.' No single sentence...
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