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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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The Snow Image and Other Twice-told Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1902 - 212 pages
...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." In the autumn in which the book was issued, Emerson and Ripley, with two others,...
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The Personality of Emerson

Franklin Benjamin Sanborn - 1903 - 133 pages
...nothing, I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then...master or servant, is then a trifle and a disturbance." This abstraction and aloofness of mind, if its powers are once turned toward human things, gives extreme...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Nature addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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 or parcel of God." The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental : to be brothers,...
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The Personality of Emerson

Franklin Benjamin Sanborn - 1903 - 133 pages
...-iVature, where he says of himself: "All mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; I am nothing, I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental: to be brothers, to...
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Points at Issue and Some Other Points

Henry Augustin Beers - 1904 - 273 pages
...soul to the absolute is discerned. " 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." Compare, too, that remarkable rhapsody in Thoreau's " Week " : " Suddenly old...
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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: English traits. Conduct of life. Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
...and uplifted into infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball ; I am nothing ; I see —all ; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through j me ; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the y nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental...
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Pathological Aspects of Religions

Josiah Morse - 1906 - 264 pages
...which 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," 2 etc. With Plotinus and the other mystics, he teaches the doctrine of passive reception. "I desire,...
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Pathological Aspects of Religions

Josiah Morse - 1906 - 264 pages
...which 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...Being circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God,"2 etc. With Plotinus and the other mystics, he teaches the doctrine of passive reception. " I...
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A Short History of American Literature

Henry Augustin Beers - 1906 - 291 pages
...individual soul with the absolute is felt. "All mean egotism vanishes, f 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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Composition--rhetoric--literature: A Four Year's Course for Secondary Schools

Martha Hale Shackford, Margaret Judson - 1908 - 464 pages
..." Ladies and gentlemen " — thought, in a sentence, more definite than that marked by a semicolon. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign...master or servant, is then a trifle and a disturbance. EMERSON : Nature, Mahomet was only fourteen ; had no language but his own : much in Syria must have...
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