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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 Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Nature addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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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Nature ; Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 461 pages
...Greek art, or Proven9al minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the faGive me insight into to-day, and| you may have the antique...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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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - 1904 - 481 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...
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 14

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 pages
...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 form and the gait of the body ; show me the ultimate reason of these matters; show me the...
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The Children of Good Fortune: An Essay in Morals

Charles Hanford Henderson - 1905 - 405 pages
...COMPANY BOSTON AND NEW YORK THE CHILDREN OF GOOD FORTUNE GOOD FORTUNE ftn in BY C>%ANFORD HENDERSON " Give me insight into to-day and you may have the antique and future worlds," Emerson. BOSTON AND NEW YORK HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY <Eambn&0t COPYRIGHT 1905 BY C. HANFORD HENDERSON...
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Foregrounds and Backgrounds in Work for the Sick: An Address Delivered at ...

Richard Clarke Cabot - 1906 - 13 pages
...illusions is that the present hour is not the critical decisive hour. God give me insight into to-day! The meal in the firkin, the milk in the pan, the ballad in the street, the glance of the eye, the form and gait of the body; show me the sublime presence lurking, as it always...
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"Boy Wanted": A Book of Cheerful Counsel

Nixon Waterman - 1906 - 106 pages
...doth waste me. — SHAKESPEARE. Weak men wait for opportunities, strong men make them. — HARDEN. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. — EMERSON. When I don't know whether to fight or not, I always fight. — NELSON. What is a gentleman...
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At the Moorings, Volume 1

Rosa Nouchette Carey - 1906 - 451 pages
...finality that Miss Gillian dared not utter another word. CHAPTER XXII ' BEGONE, DULL MELANCHOLY ! ' Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. — EMERSON. Outdoor exercise is the best physic. — NAPOLEON. Usually that which a man calls fate...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 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...
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The Arena, Volume 39

1908
...as he was so often, with the authority of ancient seers and the early centuries, he keenly returned: "Give me insight into to-day; and you may have the antique and the future worlds." The miracles, therefore, on which the theologians of the last century rested religion,...
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