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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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Criticism in the Wilderness: The Study of Literature Today

Geoffrey H. Hartman - 2007 - 323 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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McGraw-Hill's PRAXIS I and II, 2nd Ed.

Laurie Rozakis - 2007 - 421 pages
...travel, we can never escape from ourselves. You can see this especially in the last two sentences: "I affect to be intoxicated with sights and suggestions,...intoxicated. My giant goes with me wherever I go." Choice A is wrong because it is the opposite of the writer's theme. The same is true of choice D. There...
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Sixty Days and Counting

Kim Stanley Robinson - 2007 - 543 pages
...emhrace my ftiends, emhark on the sea and at last wake up in Naples, and there heside me is the stem fact, the sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I...from. I seek the Vatican and the palaces. I affect to he intoxicated with sights and suggestions, hut I am not intoxicated. My giant goes with me wherever...
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Hurry Up and Meditate: Your Starter Kit for Inner Peace and Better Health

David Michie - 2008
...escape from one's self: '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.' 1 Some people experiencing mood swings and milder forms of depression may be able to use meditation...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays for First-year Students Selected by the ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1923 - 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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