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" What would we really know the meaning of ? The meal in the firkin ; the milk in the pan ; the ballad in the street ; the news of the boat ; the glance of the eye ; the form and the gait of the body... "
Essays, Lectures and Orations - Page 340
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
...art, or Prove^al minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have...the street; the news of the boat; the glance of the eye ; the form and the gait of the body ; — show me the ultimate reason of these matters; show me...
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Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 425 pages
...or Provencal minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the "familiar, the low. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have...meaning of? The meal in the firkin; the milk in the pnn; the ballad in the street ; the news of the boat ; the glance of the eye ; the form and the gait...
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Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884 - 321 pages
...minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at tho feet of tho familiar, the low. Givo mo insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. What would we really know the moaning of t Tho meal in the firkin ; the milk in tho pan ; tho ballad in the street; the news of the...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 28

1903
...truly Emersonian than this ? "I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds." And he had been again to Harvard to speak his Divinity School address, that word that smote hard upon...
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The Genius and Character of Emerson: Lectures at the Concord School of ...

Concord School of Philosophy - 1884 - 447 pages
...or Provencal minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds." To round out this thought of his to its fulness there must be added these words : " Wherever a man...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1887
...or Provencal minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have...street ; the news of the boat ; the glance of the eye ; the form and the gait of the body ; — show me the ultimate reason of these matters ; show me...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
...or Provencal minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have...street ; the news of the boat ; the glance of the eye ; the form and the gait of the body ; show me the ultimate reason of these matters ; show me the...
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Representative Men: Nature, Addresses and Lectures, Volumes 1-2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1892 - 642 pages
...or Provenqal minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have...street ; the news of the boat ; the glance of the eye ; the form and the gait of the body ; — show me the ultimate reason of these matters ; show me...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
...beginning to be interested in near and common things instead of in the " doings in Italy and Arabia." " What would we really know the meaning of — the meal...firkin, the milk in the pan, the ballad in the street." And he closes in that hopeful strain, so characteristic of Emerson, by expressing the utmost faith...
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Pushing to the Front: Or, Success Under Difficulties; a Book of Inspiration ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1894 - 312 pages
...each vet with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever. — HORACE MANN. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future world). — EMERSON. There is no business, no avocation whatever, which will not permit a man who has...
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