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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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Ecstasy of the Beats: On the Road to Understanding

David Creighton - 2007 - 317 pages
...sky," Emerson became "a transparent eye -ball," ecstatic revelation ensuing:"I see all. The currents of Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God." It was Romanticism in American form, the imagination lifted above reason as a gift from the gods. Kerouac...
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Radiant Lyre: Essays on Lyric Poetry

David Baker, Ann Townsend - 2007 - 308 pages
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Radiant Lyre: Essays on Lyric Poetry

David Baker, Ann Townsend - 2007 - 308 pages
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The Success Code: A Revolutionary Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Life!

Brendan Nichols - 2007 - 252 pages
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Emerson's Nonlinear Nature

Christopher J. Windolph - 2007 - 200 pages
...nearly two hundred years after Religio Medici—but also some one-hundred forty after the Opticks—that "I see all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me" (CollW, 1:10), one must surely be speaking in anything but literal terms, right? In each age, one finds...
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Moving Encounters: Sympathy and the Indian Question in Antebellum Literature

Laura L. Mielke - 2008 - 255 pages
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House of Wits: An Intimate Portrait of the James Family

Paul Fisher - 2008 - 693 pages
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Brief History of English and American Literature

Henry A. Beers - 2007 - 392 pages
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The World's Greatest Books, Volume 13

Arthur Mee, John Alexander Hammerton - 2008 - 336 pages
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The World's Greatest Books, Volume 13

Arthur Mee, John Alexander Hammerton - 2008 - 372 pages
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