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" At home I dream that at Naples, at Rome, I can be intoxicated with beauty, and lose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the sad self, unrelenting, identical,... "
History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar - Page 74
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 pages
...and lose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the...intoxicated. My giant goes with me wherever I go. But the rage of traveling is a symptom of a deeper unsoundness affecting the whole intellectual action....
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 pages
...and lose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the...intoxicated. My giant goes with me wherever I go. V But the rage of travelling is a symptom of a deeper unsoundness affecting the whole intellectual...
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Remembering: A Study in Experimental and Social Psychology

Sir Frederic Charles Bartlett, Frederic C. Bartlett, Frederic Charles Bartlett - 1995 - 317 pages
...my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside one is the stern Fact, the sad Self, unrelenting, identical,...intoxicated. My giant goes with me wherever I go. But the rage for travelb'ng is only a symptom of a deeper unsoundness, affecting the whole intellectual...
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Imagination, Understanding, and the Virtue of Liberality

David L. Norton - 1996 - 122 pages
...described by Emerson: "I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from."i5 But by the imaginative actualization of other possibilities ^yithin ourselves, we have the...
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A Critic's Journey: Literary Reflections, 1958-1998

Geoffrey H. Hartman, Professor Geoffrey H Hartman - 1999 - 297 pages
...and lose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern Fact, the...intoxicated. My giant goes with me wherever I go." Emerson is urging us to self-reliance; yet the more we read him, the more he is the giant, seductive...
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Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Travels Round Everest

Ed Douglas - 2001 - 226 pages
...and lose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the...sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from. From Stlf-Rtliancc by Ralph Waldo Emerson Getting here had taken three hard, long days. I sat on a...
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Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Travels Round Everest

Ed Douglas - 2001 - 226 pages
...and lose my sadness. l pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the sad self, unrelenting, identical, that l fled from. From Se1f-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson Getting here had taken three hard, long days....
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The Victorian Visitors: Culture Shock in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Rupert Christiansen - 2002 - 288 pages
...and lose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the...sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.' What matters is not where you are, but who you are: 'Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of...
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 pages
...and Jose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern Fact, the...be intoxicated with sights and suggestions, but I arn not intoxicated. My giant goes with me wherever I go. 3. But the rage of travelling is itself only...
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Haunted Museum: Longing, Travel, and the Art-romance Tradition

Jonah Siegel - 2005 - 285 pages
...and lose my sadness. I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern Fact, the...sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from. . . . My giant goes with me wherever I go." 13 To travel is to place distance between oneself and one's...
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