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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 Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - 1919 - 679 pages
...or Provençal minstrelsy; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the n eye; the form and the gait of the body ; — show me the ultimate reason of these matters; show me...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - 1919 - 679 pages
...explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give me insight into today, and you may Lave dwin Almiron eye; the form and the gait of the body; — show me the ultimate reason of these matters; show me the...
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Illinois Studies in Language and Literature, Volume 8

1923
...or Provençal 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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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...Provengal minstrelsy; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. I/Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique...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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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...the familiar, the low. _GJyp TTIP insight jrjf.o to-dav. and you may have the antique_ a,nH fnt.nrp. worlds, What would we really know the meaning of?...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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Emerson's Theories of Literary Expressions, Volume 8, Issues 1-4

Emerson Grant Sutcliffe - 1923 - 152 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 Praise of Folly: And Other Papers

Bliss Perry - 1923 - 230 pages
...age. Accept it: embrace the common, the familiar, the low. Burns and Wordsworth and Carlyle are right. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. The important thing is the single person. The man is all. Then follows the wonderful peroration, which...
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Points of View

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1924 - 361 pages
...or Provencal ministrelsy. 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. Emerson and Thoreau worked in the same vineyard, sometimes in the same garden; and they so freely exchanged...
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Library Essays about Books, Bibliophiles, Writers, and Kindred Subjects

Henry Howard Harper - 1924 - 194 pages
...art and literary compositions is an almost certain indication of merit; although Emerson said, — Give me insight into today, and you may have the antique and future worlds. In the poetical effusions of the past we are continually discovering new interpretations and recondite...
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Emerson's Literary Criticism

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1995 - 252 pages
...experience, so much of the wilderness have I vanquished and planted. . . ." "Life is my dictionary." "Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. ..." These and many other such familiar epigrams are eloquent expressions of the practical idealism...
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