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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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Voices of Nature: A Sequel to Praise of a Simple Life ...

Ernest Albert Baker - 1908 - 292 pages
...air, and uplifted into infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes, I become a transparent eyeball ; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through...particle of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds there foreign and accidental ; to be brothers, to be acquaintances, master or servant, is then a trifle...
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Poetry and Prose: Being Essays on Modern English Poetry

Adolphus Alfred Jack - 1911 - 278 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. ... In the wilderness, I find something more dear and connate than in streets or villages. . . . The...
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Problems of Religion: An Introductory Survey

Durant Drake - 1916 - 425 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...circulate through me; I am part or particle of God." i In such moments of insight the religious man finds an added inspiration in the thought that he is...
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The Life of Reality

John Herman Randall - 1916 - 369 pages
...I have enjoyed a perfect exhilaration. All mean egotism vanishes. 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." Out of the lower into the higher, out of sense-consciousness into cosmic consciousness, out of organization...
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Emerson: A Statement of New England Transcendentalism as Expressed in the ...

Henry David Gray - 1917 - 110 pages
...which brought such ridicule upon Emerson at the outset of his career. "I am a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part and parcel of God" (I, 16). But Emerson soon perceived a danger in this point of view. The individual...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: how to Know Him

Samuel McChord Crothers - 1921 - 234 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...or servant is then a trifle and a disturbance. I am a lover of uncontained and immortal beauty." CHAPTER X PIETY "We love the venerable house Our fathers...
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ENGLISH AND AMERICAN PHILOSOSHY SINCE 1800 A CRITICAL SURVEY

ARTHUR KENYON ROGERS - 1923
...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 ethics which Emerson deduces from such a conception is first of all one of...
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American Literature, Volume 1

Robert Shafer - 1926 - 758 pages
...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 me; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the nearest fr end sounds then foreign and accidental: to be brothers, to...
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Emerson's Life in Science: The Culture of Truth

Laura Dassow Walls, John H Bennett Jr Chair of Southern Letters Laura Dassow Walls, Laura Dassow - 2003 - 280 pages
..."transparency" that will follow immediately in his most notorious passage: "I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate •99 through me; I am part or particle of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign...
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Pleasure

James A. Russell - 2003 - 204 pages
...blithe air and uplifted into infinite spaee. all mean egutism vamshes. I hecome a transparent eyehall; I am nothing; I see all: the currents of the Universal Being circulate tbrough me; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental;...
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