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" These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones ; they are for what they are ; they exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. "
Essays, First Series - Page 59
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1891 - 396 pages
...is no time to them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its ex- ) istence. Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts ;...satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There is no time to it. But man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
...them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf bud has burst, its whole life acts ; in the full-blown...remembers ; he does not live in the present, but with reverted2 eye laments the past, or, heedless of the riches that surround him, stands on tiptoe to foresee...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign ...

1893 - 658 pages
...darkness ; thought will not work except in silence ; neither will virtue work except in secrecy. Carfylt. Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts ;...is no more ; in the leafless root there is no less. Emerson. Before every one stands an image (Bild) of what he ought to be ; so long as he is not that,...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1895 - 322 pages
...less. Its nature is satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There is no time to it. But man postpones or remembers; he does not live in...the past, or, heedless of the riches that surround them, stands on tiptoe to foresee the future. He cannot be happy and strong until he too lives with...
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The Granite Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, History and State ..., Volume 18

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - 1895
...trees the more. For the life is there, and it is sweetly said by Emerson, "Before the leaf-bud bursts, its whole life acts ; in the full-blown flower there...no more ; in the leafless root there is no less." So it is with my trees. In the time of their seeming barrenness, I think of the marvellous life within....
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Granite State Monthly, Volume 18

1895
...trees the more. For the life is there, and it is sweetly said by Emerson, "Before the leaf-bud bursts, its whole life acts ; in the full-blown flower there...no more ; in the leafless root there is no less." So it is with my trees. In the time of their seeming barrenness, I think of the marvellous life within....
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The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History ..., Volume 18

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - 1895
...is there, and it is sweetly said by Emerson, "Before the leaf-bud bursts, its whole life acts ; iu the full-blown flower there is no more ; in the leafless root there is no less." So it is with my trees. In the time of their seeming barrenness, I think of the marvellous life within....
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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - 1901 - 376 pages
...reference to former roses or to better ones ; they are for what they are; they exist with God to-day. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, 360 but with reverted eye laments the past, or, heedless of the riches that surround him, stands on...
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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
...them. There is simply the rose; it it perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf -bud has burst, its whole life acts; in the full-blown...satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There is no time to it. But man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted...
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The Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
...There is no time to them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence jt Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts;...satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There is no time to it. Q But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, but with...
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