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" ... soul. He pierced the emblematic or spiritual character of the visible, audible, tangible world. Especially did his shade-loving muse hover over and interpret the lower parts of nature ; he showed the mysterious bond that allies moral evil to the foul... "
Nature: Addresses, and Lectures - Page 95
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 pages
...and interpret the lower parts of nature; he showed the mysterious bond that allies moral evil to the foul material forms, and has given in epical parables...is, the new importance given to the single person. Every thing that tends to insulate the individual, — to surround him with barriers of natural respect,...
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Interpretive Social Science: A Second Look

Paul Rabinow, William M. Sullivan, William M.. Sullivan - 1987 - 395 pages
...of 1837, "The American Scholar," Emerson also describes something that he sees as new in his time: Another sign of our times, also marked by an analogous...single person. Everything that tends to insulate the individual,—to surround him with barriers of natural respect, so that each man shall feel the world...
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On Melville

Louis J. Budd, Edwin Harrison Cady - 1988 - 277 pages
...contribute to the welfare of the social group. In 1837 Emerson, for instance, wrote approvingly of "Everything that tends to insulate the individual,...natural respect, so that each man shall feel the world is his, and man shall treat with man as a sovereign state with a sovereign state."1 Thirty years later...
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Citizenship: Critical Concepts, Volume 2

Bryan S. Turner, Peter Hamilton - 1994 - 482 pages
...of 1837, "The American Scholar," Emerson also describes something that he sees as new in his time: "Another sign of our times, also marked by an analogous...natural respect, so that each man shall feel the world is his, and man shall treat with man as a sovereign state with a sovereign state; — tends to true...
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Literature and the Marketplace: Romantic Writers and Their Audiences in ...

William G. Rowland - 1996 - 230 pages
...the culture's ideology and also revealed the tragic consequences that both imposed on the individual: "Another sign of our times, also marked by an analogous...is the new importance given to the single person. Every thing that tends to insulate the individual, — to surround him with barriers of natural respect,...
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The Emerson Museum: Practical Romanticism and the Pursuit of the Whole

Lee Rust Brown - 1997 - 285 pages
...audience toward a self-reliance in which political and literary identity might coincide: "Every thing that tends to insulate the individual, — to surround...natural respect, so that each man shall feel the world is his, and man shall treat with man as a sovereign state with a sovereign state; — tends to true...
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From Emerson to King: Democracy, Race, and the Politics of Protest

Anita Haya Patterson - 1997 - 272 pages
...and interpret the lower parts of nature; he showed the mysterious bond that allies moral evil to the foul material forms, and has given in epical parables...insanity, of beasts, of unclean and fearful things" (Essays, 69-70). Viewed in these terms, emblems are expressive vehicles that allow the poet to immerse...
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The American Studies Anthology

Richard P. Horwitz - 2001 - 376 pages
...and interpret the lower parts of nature; he showed the mysterious bond that allies moral evil to the foul material forms, and has given in epical parables...is, the new importance given to the single person. Every thing that tends to insulate the individual — to surround him with barriers of natural respect,...
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Understanding Emerson: "The American Scholar" and His Struggle for Self-reliance

Kenneth S. Sacks, Professor Kenneth S Sacks - 2003 - 199 pages
...and interpret the lower parts of nature; he showed the mysterious bond that allies moral evil to the foul material forms, and has given in epical parables...is, the new importance given to the single person. Every thing that tends to insulate the individual, — to surround him with barriers of natural respect,...
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Emerson's Life in Science: The Culture of Truth

Laura Dassow Walls, John H Bennett Jr Chair of Southern Letters Laura Dassow Walls, Laura Dassow - 2003 - 280 pages
...impress of God, every person can unfold from his self-trusting will a world of his own: "Every thing that tends to insulate the individual, — to surround...natural respect, so that each man shall feel the world is his, and man shall treat with man as a sovereign state with a sovereign state; — tends to true...
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