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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; I am part... "
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Modern Architectural Theory: A Historical Survey, 1673–1968

Harry Francis Mallgrave - 2009
...humanity is but an extension or projection: "Standing on the bare ground, my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, - all mean...circulate through me: I am part or particle of God." He borrowed the notion of the transcendental from Kant, who used it to characterize a class of ideas...
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Space in America: Theory, History, Culture

Klaus Benesch, Kerstin Schmidt - 2005 - 648 pages
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The Peabody Sisters: Three Women who Ignited American Romanticism

Megan Marshall, gan Marshall - 2005 - 602 pages
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Contemporary Landscapes of Contemplation

Rebecca Krinke - 2005 - 201 pages
...calamity . . . which nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground - my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space - all mean egotism...Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God.21 Ralph Waldo Emerson Emerson here speaks of the tremendous regenerative power that nature holds...
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Considering the Radiance: Essays on the Poetry of A.R. Ammons

David Burak, Roger Gilbert, Ingrid Arnesen - 2005 - 365 pages
...he describes an epiphany in the forest: Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space, — all mean...Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the nearest friend then sounds foreign and accidental: to be brothers, to...
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Shapers of the Great Debate on the Freedom of Religion: A Biographical ...

Jonathan Wright - 2005 - 266 pages
...Emerson would write of the experience of "standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space — all mean...Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God." Crucially, the philosophical musings of Transcendentalists would inspire concrete action...
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Borderlands of the Spirit: Reflections on a Sacred Science of Mind

John Herlihy - 2005 - 199 pages
...himself to be an organ of universal vision: "Standing on bare ground, my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism...Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God." 10 As visionary organ of the senses as well as mediating symbol leading toward higher...
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Exploring

Richard S. Gilbert - 2005 - 118 pages
...classic passage Ralph Waldo Emerson writes, Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space — all mean...the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part and parcel of God. Clarke, Emerson, and Channing wrote that the nineteenth-century feminist writer...
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The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

Jonathan Haidt - 2006 - 332 pages
...Emerson, a founder of the movement, wrote: Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space — all mean...currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; 1 am part or parcel of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental; to be...
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Natural Visions: The Power of Images in American Environmental Reform

Finis Dunaway - 2005 - 271 pages
..."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 eye-ball;...circulate through me; I am part or particle of God." Although the Darwinian revolution revealed a nature indifferent to human desires and meanings, an amoral...
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