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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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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...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 - 1896
...each set 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 worlds. — EMEESON. There is no business, no avocation whatever, which will not permit a man who has an inclination,...
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Poems and Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1897 - 236 pages
...or Proven9al 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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Rising in the World: Or, Architects of Fate; a Book Designed to Inspire ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1897 - 478 pages
...to-day his own: He who, secure within himself can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for 1 have lived to-day." Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. —EMERSON. "Just to fill the hour, that is happiness." " Happy then is the man who has that in his...
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Catholic Reading Circle Review, Volume 10

1897
...or provincial minstrelsy. I embrace the common, I explore, and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into today, and you may have the antique and the future worlds." So says Emerson, once more half-right — agreeing with hisfellow-New-Englander...
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Complete Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...or Proven§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...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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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 48

1899
...necessity of independent thought. America with him had no prototype, no model. "Give me," he said, "insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds." I have a profound reverence for tradition, and accept humbly the lessons of experience, but in Lowell's...
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The American Scholar: An Address

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1901 - 116 pages
...art, or Provei^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...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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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give J me insight into to-day, and you may have v\ the antique and future worlds. What would we really...the street; the news of the boat; the glance of the eye ; the form and the gait of 176 the bo Hy;— show me the ultimate reason of these \iatters ; show...
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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1902
...art 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 street, the news of the boat, the glance of the eye, the f orm and the gait of the body; show me the ultimate reason of these matters; show me the...
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