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" If the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well the subtle ways I keep, and pass, and turn again. Far or forgot to me is near; Shadow and sunlight are the same; The vanished gods to me appear; And one to me are... "
Essays and Poems of Emerson - Page 470
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
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TWELVE MILESM FROM A LMON

GAIL HAMILTON - 1874
...from three hundred feet of hemlock skeletons filing past the front door, that pleasure I enjoy. * ' Far or forgot to me is near ; Shadow and sunlight are the same ; The vanished gods to me appear ; And one to me are shame and fame." And Hassan the Turk immediately added...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1877 - 934 pages
...Is the word they wish to hear. RALPH WALDO EMERSON. LINES BRAHMA. IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain- think he is slain, They know not...me is near ; Shadow and sunlight are the same ; The vanished gods to me appear ; And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out ; When...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...brave; My avarice cooled Like lust in the chill of the grave. BEAHMA. IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well...me is near; Shadow and sunlight are the same ; The vanished gods to me appear ; And one to ine are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out ;...
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Selected Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 218 pages
...brave; My avarice cooled Like lust in the chill of the grave. BRAHMA. IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well...the subtle ways I keep, and pass, and turn again. Tar or forgot to me is near; Shadow and sunlight are the same; The vanished gods to me appear ; And...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1877
...brings Is the word they wish to hear. RALPH WALDO KMERSON. BRAHMA. IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well...me is near ; Shadow and sunlight are the same ; The vanished gods to me appear ; And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out ; When...
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Birds and Poets: With Other Papers

John Burroughs - 1877 - 263 pages
...compost of them both, and her ends are prospered 'whichever succeed. " If the red slayer thinks he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well...the subtle ways I keep, and pass, and turn again." What is the end of Nature ? Where is the end of a sphere ? The sphere balances at any and every point....
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The Journal of Speculative Philosophy

WM. James - 1878
...might teleology (had she a voice) exclaim With Emerson's Brahma: " If the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well the subtle ways I keep, and pass and turn again. ********** "They reckon ill who leave me out; When me they fly, I am the wings; I am the doubter and...
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Poems of Places Oceana 1 V.; England 4; Scotland 3 V: Iceland ..., Volume 23

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1878
...beginning and end of all. Dschelaledclin Rumi. Tr. FF Sitter. BRAHMA. IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well the subtle ways I keep, and pass, aud turn again. Far or forgot to me is near, The vanished gods to me appear, And one to me are shame...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 3

1878
...often more cunning than the Sphinx ; and, like Emerson's Brahma, she may declare to her students — " They know not well the subtle ways I keep, and pass and turn again." We have looked into her face a little, measured some of her ellipses and angles, weighed her gases...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1065 pages
...the word the vessel brings Is the word they wish to hear. BRAHMA. IF the red slayer think he slays, 2 ami sunlight arc the same ; The vanished gods to me appear ; And one to me are shame and fame. They...
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