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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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Identity and Society in American Poetry: The Romantic Tradition

Robin Mookerjee - 2008 - 288 pages
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Hawthorne and Melville: Writing a Relationship

Jana L. Argersinger, Leland S. Person - 2008 - 378 pages
...nature. In "Nature," originally titled "Pan," Emerson famously wrote of being "bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space — all mean...become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing; I see all."28 Even more than in The Blithedale Romance — a novel that derides this "blithe air" of transcendentalism—...
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Nature - Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2008 - 508 pages
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Eating Identities: Reading Food in Asian American Literature

Wenying Xu - 2007 - 208 pages
...130). Lee's transcendentalism bears a strong resemblance to Emerson's, whose famous declaration goes, "[A]ll mean egotism vanishes, I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all" (Ziff 39). Lee's "360-degree seeing" and Emerson's "transparent eyeball" offer a political liberal...
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Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man: A Reference Guide

Michael D. Hill, Lena M. Hill - 2008 - 220 pages
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