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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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A Short History of American Literature: Designed Primarily for Use in ...

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1900 - 374 pages
...as the "externization of the soul.".1' But this is because he does not sharply sever God from Man. "The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God."2 "The soul in man ... is not the intellect or the will, but . . . the background of our being,...
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Modern Culture, Volume 13

William W. Hudson, Graeme Mercer Adam - 1901
...mentioned: "Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed in the blithe air, and uplifted into the infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes. I become...Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God." Such abstractions were common in The Dial, and against such did the hard-headed Scotchman...
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The Snow Image and Other Twice-told Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1902 - 212 pages
...in the land. " Standing," ran the quiet text, " 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 particle of God." In the autumn in which the book was issued, Emerson and Ripley, with two others,...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Nature addresses and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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 - 133 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 - 461 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 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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