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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... "
The United Presbyterian Magazine - Page 57
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Charles Edward Ives and His Piano Sonata No. 2

Alice S. Reed - 2005
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The Goodly Word: The Puritan Influence in American Literature

Ellwood Johnson - 2005 - 300 pages
...perhaps the ultimate expression of the transcendent elation of the revelatory forms of literature. "I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see...circulate through me; I am part or particle of God." PROPHECY The art of prophecy should interest us primarily because it formed the historical inception...
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Imagining America: Icons of 20th-century American Art

John Carlin, Jonathan David Fineberg - 2005 - 206 pages
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A World History of Art

Hugh Honour, John Fleming - 2005 - 936 pages
...the bare ground - my head bathed in the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space - all mean egoism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing;...currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; 1 am part and parcel of God.' This Oil on canvas, 5ft 11 ins x 10ft (1.83 x 3.05m). National Museum...
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The Making of the New Spirituality: The Eclipse of the Western Religious ...

James A. Herrick - 2004 - 331 pages
...qualities traditionally attributed to God, such as omniscience and omnipresence. In Nature Emerson writes: "I see all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God." For Emerson, truth comes not from a Revealed Word but rather from within the divine self. Malcolm Cowley...
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Amerikaner in der Fremde: Humor als Überwindungsstrategie

Anahita Teymourian-Pesch - 2006 - 288 pages
...Charakter also „a 'platform' of experience":192 In the woods, we return to reason and faith. [...] I become a transparent eye-ball. I am nothing. I see...all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate trough me; I am part or parcel of God. [...] To be brothers, to be acquaintances, — master or servant,...
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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - 2005 - 555 pages
...passiveness" to the superincumbent spirit, the "occult relation between man and the vegetable," the creed "I am nothing — I see all — the currents of the...Universal Being circulate through me — I am part and particle of God," [all of which] have been uttered often before . . . ; but here they are all-in-all,...
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Canadians and Americans: Myths and Literary Traditions

Katherine L. Morrison - 328 pages
...blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space." He writes: "I become a transparent eye-ball" and as "the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God." Nature, he says, "stretcheth out her arms to embrace man." Emerson claims that the "moral law lies...
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Criticism from the Heart

Kristina Nelson - 2005
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