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" Twas one of the charmed days When the genius of God doth flow, The wind may alter twenty ways, A tempest cannot blow; It may blow north, it still is warm; Or south, it still is clear; Or east, it smells like a clover-farm; Or west, no thunder fear. "
Select Essays and Poems - Page 83
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
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The White Hills: Their Legends, Landscape, and Poetry

Thomas Starr King - 1860 - 403 pages
...and send the freshet of bloom, — when the "finer light in light" will break its bounds and give us one of the charmed days When the genius of God doth flow, and the whole valley will turn into a goblet, brimming with beauty too liberal to be contained by the...
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The Journal of Education for Upper Canada, Volumes 19-20

1866
...of May that the World's first Exhibition was opened, and in the poet's words it was in all respecta, "one of the charmed days when the genius of God doth flow." As described in one of the leading journals of the day : " A splendid sunshine and soft air filled...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - 1874
...the elements, which may be broken by the lightest distnrbance of the wonderful equilibrium. " "Tie one of the charmed days When the genius of God doth flow ; The wind may alter twenty ways, A tempest cannot blow: It may blow north, it slill is warm; Or south,...
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American poems, selected and ed. by W.M. Rossetti

American poems, William Michael Rossetti - 1873 - 512 pages
...watch he keeps, To spy what danger on his pathway creeps. Go where he will, the wise man is at home, His hearth the earth,— his hall the azure dome ;...road, By God's own light illumined and foreshowed. 'Twas one of the charmed days When the genius of God doth flow, The wind may alter twenty ways, A tempest...
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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Henry David Thoreau - 1873 - 415 pages
...night ; There the red morning touched him with its light. Go where he will, the wise man is at home, His hearth the earth, — his hall the azure dome ; Where his clear spirit leads him, there 'a his road, By God's own light illumined and foreshowed." EMERSON. THURSDAY. WHEN we awoke this...
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Selected Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 218 pages
...within the thicket's gloom, Was showed to this philosopher, And at his bidding seemed to come. 3. 'T was one of the charmed days, When the genius of God doth flow, The wind may alter twenty ways, A tempest cannot blow; It may blow north, it still is warm; Or south,...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...within the thicket's gloom, Was showed to this philosopher, And at his bidding seemed to come. 3. 'T was one of the charmed days, When the genius of God doth flow, The wind may alter twenty ways, A tempest cannot blow ; It may blow north, it still is warm; Or south,...
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American poems. With short biogr. notices of the most celebrated American ...

American poems - 1878
...watch he keeps, To spy what danger on his pathway creeps. Go where he will, the wise man is at home, His hearth the earth, — his hall the azure dome...road, By God's own light illumined and foreshowed. 'Twas one of the charmed days When the genius of God doth flow, The wind may alter twenty ways, A tempest...
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History of Torrington, Connecticut: From Its First Settlement in ..., Part 2

Samuel Orcutt - 1878 - 817 pages
...watch he keeps, To spy what danger on his pathway creeps, Go where he will, the wise man is at home, His hearth the earth, his hall the azure dome ; Where...road, By God's own light illumined and foreshowed." John Brown early learned to submit himself to God's guidance in all things. He experienced religion...
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The Birthday Book of American Poets

Almira Leach Hayward - 1880 - 277 pages
...rest and trust ? Mrs. ML Dichinson. January 17. Jamiary 18. Go where he will, the wise man is at home, His hearth the earth, — his hall the azure dome;...road, By God's own light illumined and foreshowed. RW Emerson. All things come round to him who will but wait. HW Longfellow. January 20. Like the prairie...
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