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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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Emerson's Complete Works: Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...cheer her sons, As if one riddle of the Sphinx were guessed. BRAHMA. IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well...pass, and turn again. Far or forgot to me is near ; The vanished gods to me appear; And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out...
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Complete Works, Volume 9

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...cheer her sons, As if one riddle of the Sphinx were guessed. BRAHMA. IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well...pass, and turn again. Far or forgot to me is near ; The vanished gods to me appear; And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out;...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
...cheer her sons, As if one riddle of the Sphinx were guessed. BRAHMA. IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well...pass, and turn again. Far or forgot to me is near ; The vanished gods to me appear; And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out;...
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Concord Lectures on Philosophy, Comprising Outlines of All the Lectures at ...

Concord School of Philosophy - 1883 - 168 pages
...substance of things, I must help myself with a verse of Mr. Emerson's : 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. Music — what shall we say of its dissolving series? How may we describe the heroic moods into which...
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Concord Lectures on Philosophy, Comprising Outlines of All the Lectures at ...

Concord School of Philosophy - 1883 - 168 pages
...substance of tilings, I must liclp myself with a verse of Mr. Emerson's : 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 turu again. Music — what shall we say of its dissolving series? How may we describe the heroic moods...
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Concord Lectures on Philosophy, Comprising Outlines of All the Lectures at ...

Concord School of Philosophy - 1883 - 168 pages
...substance of tilings, I must help myself with a verse of Mr. Emerson's : If the red slayer think ho slays, Or If the slain think he is slain, They know not well the subtle ways 1 keep, and pass, and turn again. Music — what shall we say of its dissolving series? How may we...
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Poems

George Lunt - 1883 - 285 pages
...is clear, Find me the Mab-struck thing I am. * * BRAHMA— BY EWE IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well the suhtle ways I keep, and pass, and turn again. Far or forgot to me is near, Shadow and sunshine are...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
...cheer her sons, As if one riddle of the Sphinx were guessed. BRAHMA. IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well...to me is near ; Shadow and sunlight are the same; J The vanished gods to me appear ; And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out;...
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The Genius and Character of Emerson: Lectures at the Concord School of ...

Concord School of Philosophy - 1884 - 447 pages
...illustrate each stanza by parallel passages from the Indian episode. "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." Brahma is pure Being, the same in all things that exist, the same under all changes. In the second...
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The Story of Baptist Missions in Foreign Lands: From the Time of Carey to ...

George Winfred Hervey - 1884 - 803 pages
...present belief of the Brahmins in its relations to human life: " 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. " They reckon ill who leave me out; When me they fly, I am the wings; I urn the doubter and the doubt,...
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