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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
1848
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Nature addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 520 pages
...my eyes), which nature cannot repair. 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 sounds then foreign and accidental : to be brothers,...
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The Personality of Emerson

Franklin Benjamin Sanborn - 1903 - 164 pages
...occurs so early in the first one, his philosophic abridgment called -iVature, where he says of himself: "All mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent...Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental: to be brothers, to...
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Nature, Addresses and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 532 pages
...on the bare ground, — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space, — ajl mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball;...Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God. 1 The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental : to be brothers,...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 550 pages
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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: English traits. Conduct of life. Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
...my eyes), which nature cannot repair. 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 j me ; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the y nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental...
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Points at Issue and Some Other Points

Henry Augustin Beers - 1904 - 273 pages
...especially in the presence of nature, this relation of the individual soul to the absolute is discerned. " All mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent...the Universal Being circulate through me ; I am part and particle of God." Compare, too, that remarkable rhapsody in Thoreau's " Week " : " Suddenly old...
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Pathological Aspects of Religions

Josiah Morse - 1906 - 264 pages
...the fair accidents and effects which change and pass." So, speaking of the contemplation of Nature: "I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see...circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God," 2 etc. With Plotinus and the other mystics, he teaches the doctrine of passive reception. "I desire,...
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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ...: English traits. Conduct of life. Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1906
...my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes. 1 become a transparent eye-ball ; I am nothing ; I see...Universal Being circulate through ' me ; I am part or parcel of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds 4hen foreign and accidental : to be brothers,...
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A Short History of American Literature

Henry Augustin Beers - 1906 - 291 pages
...nature, this contact of the individual soul with the absolute is felt. "All mean egotism vanishes, f become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see...the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part and particle of God." The existence and attributes of God are not deducible from history or from natural...
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Trees in Nature, Myth and Art

John Ernest Phythian - 1907 - 303 pages
...my eyes), which nature cannot repair. 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." Emerson here expresses his feeling of what Matthew Arnold called " Nature's healing power". I have...
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