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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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Educational Aims and Civic Needs

James Hutchins Baker - 1913 - 183 pages
...is best everywhere. Emerson had this insight: " 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." Illustrations of the truth of this philosophy are not few or far to seek. I have seen, here, the hillsides...
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Essays for College Men: 2d Series

1915 - 385 pages
...the great, the remote, the romantic; what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art, or Prove^al minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. Xrive me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. What would we really...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - 1919 - 679 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...familiar, the low. Give me insight into today, and you may Lave the antique and future worlds. What would we really know the meaning of? The meal in the firkin...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
...great, the remote, the romantic; what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art, or Provengal minstrelsy; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. I/Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds/ What would we really...
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The Bookman: A Review of Books and Life, Volume 56

1923
...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...to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. Emerson and Thoreau worked in the same vineyard, sometimes in the same garden; and they so freely exchanged...
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The Praise of Folly: And Other Papers

Bliss Perry - 1923 - 230 pages
...age. Accept it: embrace the common, the familiar, the low. Burns and Wordsworth and Carlyle are right. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. The important thing is the single person. The man is all. Then follows the wonderful peroration, which...
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Points of View

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1924 - 361 pages
...remote, the romantic; what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art, or Provencal ministrelsy. I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet...to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. Emerson and Thoreau worked in the same vineyard, sometimes in the same garden; and they so freely exchanged...
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Library Essays about Books, Bibliophiles, Writers, and Kindred Subjects

Henry Howard Harper - 1924 - 194 pages
...art and literary compositions is an almost certain indication of merit; although Emerson said, — Give me insight into today, and you may have the antique and future worlds. In the poetical effusions of the past we are continually discovering new interpretations and recondite...
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American Literature, Volume 1

Robert Shafer - 1926 - 758 pages
...great, the remote, the romantic; what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art, or Provencal le to rise in arms among us, and to purchase that may'have the antique and future worlds. What would we really know the meaning of? The meal in the Arkin;...
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The American Labor Legislation Review, Volume 7

1917
...a small ocean." He might also have said the man is a small government. In this same address he said "Give me insight into to-day and you may have the antique and the future worlds." And within a quarter of a century after Emerson delivered his address on The American...
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