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" Standing on the bare ground, — my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, — all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball ; I am nothing ; I see all ; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ;... "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 17
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
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Emerson's Complete Works: Nature, addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1887
....nothing ; I see all; the currents. o£ the Universal JBeing circulate through me ; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then...then a trifle and a disturbance. I am the lover of nnpfmtamprl t|Tlf| immnrtal Viaflpty. In the wilderness, I find something more dear and connate than...
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Entering on Life: A Book for Young Men

Cunningham Geikie - 1887 - 224 pages
...whitewash . . . and heaven itself a decoy." Elsewhere he gives his estimate of himself, thus : " I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the universal Being circulate through me ; I am part and parcel of God." Can you make any sense of this ? Is there any sense in it ? It is a favorite theme...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...air, and uplifted into infinite space,—all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing ; I see all; the currents of the Universal...then foreign and accidental: to be brothers, to be acquaintances,—master or servant, is then a trifle and a disturbance. I am the lover of uncontained...
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Hours with the Mystics: A Contribution to the History of Religious ..., Volume 2

Robert Alfred Vaughan - 1888
...change and pass.' So, speaking of the contemplation of Nature : — ' I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see all. The currents of the Universal...circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God,' &c. Angelus says, in virtue of his ideal sonship, — I am as great as God, and he as small as I ;...
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Entering on Life: A Book for Young Men

Cunningham Geikie - 1888 - 298 pages
...whitewash . . . and heaven itself a decoy." Elsewhere he gives his estimate of himself, thus : " I am nothing ; I see all ; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part and parcel of God." Can you make any sense of this ? Is there any sense in it ? It is a favourite theme...
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Four Great Teachers: John Ruskin, Thomas Carlyle, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and ...

Joseph Forster - 1890 - 140 pages
...air, and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part and particle of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental. To be brothers,...
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Four Great Teachers: John Ruskin, Thomas Carlyle, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and ...

Joseph Forster - 1890 - 140 pages
...air, and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part and particle of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental. To be brothers,...
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American Literature

Albert H. Smyth - 1889 - 304 pages
...air and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see all. The currents of the Universal...The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign or accidental. To be brothers, to be acquaintances, master or servant, is then a trifle and a disturbance....
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Initial Studies in American Letters

Henry Augustin Beers, Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle - 1891 - 282 pages
...Being circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds there foreign and accidental: to be brothers, to be acquaintances...then a trifle and a disturbance. I am the lover of unconlained and immortal beauty. In the wilderness I find something more dear and connate than in streets...
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Initial Studies in American Letters

Henry Augustin Beers, Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle - 1891 - 282 pages
...individual soul with the absolute is felt. " All mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part and particle of God." The existence and attributes of God are not deducible from history or from natural...
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