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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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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 - 82 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 - 297 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 - 246 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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The Goodly Word: The Puritan Influence in American Literature

Ellwood Johnson - 2005 - 281 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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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 - 274 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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