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" I ask not for the great, the remote, the romantic ; what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art, or Proven9al minstrelsy; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 93
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...great, the remote, the romantic ; what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art, or Provencal minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Give J me insight into to-day, and you may have v\ the antique and future worlds. What would we really know...
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The Children of Good Fortune: An Essay in Morals

Charles Hanford Henderson - 1905 - 405 pages
...COMPANY BOSTON AND NEW YORK THE CHILDREN OF GOOD FORTUNE GOOD FORTUNE ftn in BY C>%ANFORD HENDERSON " Give me insight into to-day and you may have the antique and future worlds," Emerson. BOSTON AND NEW YORK HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY <Eambn&0t COPYRIGHT 1905 BY C. HANFORD HENDERSON...
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"Boy Wanted": A Book of Cheerful Counsel

Nixon Waterman - 1906 - 106 pages
...doth waste me. — SHAKESPEARE. Weak men wait for opportunities, strong men make them. — HARDEN. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. — EMERSON. When I don't know whether to fight or not, I always fight. — NELSON. What is a gentleman...
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At the Moorings, Volume 1

Rosa Nouchette Carey - 1906 - 451 pages
...finality that Miss Gillian dared not utter another word. CHAPTER XXII ' BEGONE, DULL MELANCHOLY ! ' Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. — EMERSON. Outdoor exercise is the best physic. — NAPOLEON. Usually that which a man calls fate...
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German Ideals of To-day: And Other Essays on German Culture

Kuno Francke - 1907 - 341 pages
...unpretentious which he has expressed so well, " I ask not for the great, the remote, the romantic ; I embrace the common ; I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low ; " here he acquired that deepseated and thoroughly German conviction of the dignity of scholastic...
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The Arena, Volume 39

1908
...as he was so often, with the authority of ancient seers and the early centuries, he keenly returned: "Give me insight into to-day; and you may have the antique and the future worlds." The miracles, therefore, on which the theologians of the last century rested religion,...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...the great, the remote, the romantic; what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art or Provenqal minstrelsy; I embrace the common, I explore and sit...the feet of the familiar, the low./ Give me insight intp» to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. I What would we really know the meaning...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...remote, the romantic ; what is doing in Italy or Arabia ; what is Greek art, or Provenqal minstrelsy0; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet...insight into to-day, and you may have the antique 30 and future worlds. What would we really know the meaning of ? The meal in the firkin ; the milk...
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The American Scholar, Self-reliance, Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1911 - 132 pages
...great, the remote, the romantic ; what is doing in Italy or Arabia ; what is Greek art, or Proven 9al minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit...to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. 25 What would we really know ihe meaning of ? The meal in the firkin ; the milk in the pan ; the ballad...
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Methodist Review, Volume 86

1904
...unpretentious which he has expressed so well, "I ask not for the great, the remote, the romantic ; I embrace the common ; I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low ;" here he acquired that deep-seated and thoroughly German conviction of the dignity of scholastic...
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