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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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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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Democratic Humanism and American Literature

Harold Kaplan - 1972 - 298 pages
...the Farm. More than Emerson, Thoreau was determined to achieve Emerson's ideal consciousness, where "all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all." But consciousness was life; in this state one could sit gloriously on a stump all day. "To be awake...
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Drawn from Nature: The Plant Lithographs of Ellsworth Kelly

Richard H. Axsom, Ellsworth Kelly - 2005 - 123 pages
...space," Emerson communed with nature: "All mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; l am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; l am part or particle of God."' Kelly's plant lithographs, in the spirit in which they were created...
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 2, Prose Writing 1820-1865

Sacvan Bercovitch, Cyrus R. K. Patell - 1994 - 944 pages
...eyeball" passage ftom its fitst chaptet: "Standing on the bate gtound, - my head bathed by the blithe ait, and uplifted into infinite space, - all mean egotism vanishes. I become a ttanspatent eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all; the cuttents of the Univetsal Being citculate thtough...
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A Journey Into the Transcendentalists' New England

R. Todd Felton - 2006 - 180 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. It is no wonder that Emerson had to leave his chamber metaphorically and physically to truly connect...
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The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology

Roger S. Gottlieb - 2006 - 662 pages
...pure perception comes from Emerson: "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" (6). That image has been repeated by other writers. In reflecting on his consciousness during a hunt,...
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美国文学学习指南

2006 - 351 pages
..."ecstasy" which he records thus in his Nature-. Standing on the bare ground, my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism...circulate through me; I am part or particle of God. Now this is a moment of "conversion" when one feels completely merged with the outside world, when...
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God in Your Body: Kabbalah, Mindfulness and Embodied Spiritual Practice

Jay Michaelson - 2007 - 247 pages
...the sake of heaven. As Emerson wrote: Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space — all mean...Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God.5 14 The Five Senses The heart hears. Although technically we hear through our ears, the process...
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Aspiring to the Landscape: On Painting and the Subject of Nature

Petra Halkes - 2006 - 184 pages
...a 'transparent eye-ball.' Emerson wrote: '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.' (in Rosenblum 1975: 22). 4 The Romantic symbol's seducing promise of the end of...
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