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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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The Will to be Well

Charles Brodie Patterson - 1906 - 255 pages
...measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in her kingdom which can not help itself. * * * Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts;...satisfied and it satisfies nature in all moments alike. Man can not be happy and strong until he too lives with nature in the present, above time." — EMERSON....
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Rhetoric and Composition

Edward Fulton - 1906 - 259 pages
...for him to take; but it was a step which, if he wished to hold what he had already won, he must take. Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts;...is no more; in the leafless root there is no less. is without; he has his eyes ever about him; he has lively susceptibility of impressions; he imbibes...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...exist with God to-day. There is no 25 time to 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 flower there 1 A story invented to convey a moral. is no more ; in the leafless root there is no less. Its nature...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...they exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...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 Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...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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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...God to-day. There is no time to, them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment 15 of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst, its...he does not live in the present, but with reverted 20 eye laments the past, or, heedless of the riches that surround him, stands on tiptoe to foresee...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...them. There is simply the is rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf bud has burst, its whole life acts ; in the full-blown...or remembers ; he does not live in the present, but 20 with reverted2 eye. laments the past, or, heedless of the riches that surround him, stands on tiptoe...
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English Prose: A Series of Related Essays for the Discussion and Practice of ...

Frederick William Roe, George Roy Elliott - 1913 - 487 pages
...exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. 35 There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...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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College Life

Maurice Garland Fulton - 1914 - 524 pages
...they exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...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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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply- the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst,...in the leafless root there is no less. Its nature 5 is satisfied and it satisfies nature in all moments alike. There is no time to it. But man postpones...
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