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" Rhodora! if the sages ask thee why This charm is wasted on the earth and sky, Tell them, dear, that, if eyes were made for seeing, Then beauty is its own excuse for being... "
Select Essays and Poems - Page 96
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1898 - 120 pages
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My Business is Circumference: Poets on Influence and Mastery

Stephen Berg - 2001 - 294 pages
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Flora Poetica: The Chatto Book of Botanical Verse

Sarah Maguire - 2001 - 344 pages
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Sight & Sound: Naturbilder in der englischen und amerikanischen Romantik

Frank Mehring - 2001 - 189 pages
...were made for seeing, Then Beauty is its own excuse for being. The purple petals, fallen in the pool, Made the black water with their beauty gay; Here might...cool, And court the flower that cheapens his array. Rohdora! If the sages ask thee why This charm is wasted on the earth and sky, Tell them, dear, that...
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Genders, Races, and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry, 1908-1934

Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Associate Professor of English Ross Posnock - 2001 - 238 pages
...educational advice tries to resocialize the rose, to turn it away from such haunting background lyrics as "Tell them, dear, that if eyes were made for seeing, / Then Beauty is its own excuse for being" and "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may. . . ."18 For as we know, a rose is often sent as a message to...
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Edith Wharton: Collected Stories Vol 1. 1891-1910 (LOA #121)

Edith Wharton - 2001 - 928 pages
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Enchantments: 200 Spells for Bath & Beauty Enhancement

Edain McCoy - 2001 - 214 pages
...that leaves you alive and healthy to enjoy the goal you brought into being. tivo Magickal Bath vv XjfU them, dear, that if eyes were made for seeing, Then beauty is its own excuse for being. — Ralph Waldo Emerson The magickal bath is a luxury that comes most often to mind when one thinks...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac

Robert Bailey Thomas - 2001
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - 2001 - 344 pages
...from Keats and Shelley and Browning and Tennyson, moments from Shakespeare, and passages from Milton. "If eyes were made for seeing / Then Beauty is its own excuse for being." Only days before her death, Ruth heard and understood long readings from Emerson's essays and his English...
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English Language and Composition

Arco Publishing - 2002 - 288 pages
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Littérature américaine et écologie

Alain Suberchicot - 2002 - 257 pages
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