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" I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. lie is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing rose. These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones ; they are for what they are ; they exist with God to-day. "
Emerson's complete works [ed. by J.E. Cabot]. Riverside ed - Page 67
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1884
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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...; he is no longer upright ; he dares not say " I think," " I am," but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf bud has burst, its whole life acts ; in the full-blown flower there is no more ; in the leafless...
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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - 1901 - 376 pages
...; he is no longer upright ; 355 he dares not say, "I think," "I am," but quotes some saint or sage. These roses under my window make no reference to former...are for what they are; they exist with God to-day. But man postpones or remembers ; he does not live in the present, 360 but with reverted eye laments...
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Every Day with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 99 pages
...of benefits is a difficult channel, which requires careful sailing or rude boats. Gifti ntatt HPHESE roses under my window make no reference to former...are for what they are, they exist with God today. Self Reliance July lru A BSOLVE you to yourself and you shall have the suffrage of the world. Ihily...
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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
...He is no longer upright. He dares not say \ I think,* > . * I am,' but quotes some saint or sagej He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing rose. These roses under my win- \ dow make no reference to former roses or to better ones; they are for what they are; they exist...
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The Centenary of the Birth of Ralph Waldo Emerson: As Observed in Concord ...

Social Circle in Concord - 1903 - 136 pages
...he is no longer upright ; he dares not say, ' I think,' ' I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...are for what they are ; they exist with God to-day." " I call upon you, young men, to obey your heart and be the nobility of this land." Here is the star...
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Routine and Ideals: By Le Baron Russell Briggs

Le Baron Russell Briggs - 1904 - 232 pages
...he is no longer upright ; he dares not say, ' I think,' ' I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...are for what they are ; they exist with God to-day." " I call upon you, young men, to obey your heart and be the nobility of this land." Here is the star...
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The Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
...am,' but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing rose. 25 These roses under my window make no reference to former...rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence jt Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts; in the full-blown flower, there is no more ; in...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...he is no longer upright ; 20 he dares not say ' I think,' ' I am,' but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...they are ; they exist with God to-day. There is no 25 time to them. There is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before...
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Character Lessons in American Biography for Public Schools and Home Instruction

James Terry White - 1909 - 102 pages
...BEATTIE. 15. A man Caesar is born, and for years after we have a Roman empire. — CARLYLE. 16. The roses under my window make no reference to former...roses, or to better ones; they are for what they are. — EMERSON. 17. Stand close to all, but lean on none, And if the crowd desert jou, Stand just as fearlessly...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...he is no longer upright ; he dares not say "I think," " I am," but quotes some saint or 10 sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing...is simply the rose ; it is perfect in every moment 15 of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts ; in the full-blown flower there...
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