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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... "
Aesthetics and Gender in American Literature: Portraits of the Woman Artist - Page 136
by Deborah Barker, Deborah E. Barker - 2000 - 258 pages
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3; Volume 21

Theology - 1837
...thought not only unexplained but inexplicable, as language, sleep, dreams, beasts, sex." — p. 7. " Standing on the bare ground, my head bathed by the...air, — and uplifted into infinite space, — all egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball." — p. 13. " Whilst we use this grand cipher to...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...nothing can befal me in life,—no disgrace, no calamity (leaving me my eyes) which Nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, my head bathed by the...Being circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental. To be brothers, to be acquaintances,...
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The United Presbyterian magazine, Volume 2

1848
...me my eyes), which Nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, my head bathed by the blythe air, and uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism...Being circulate through me. I am part or particle of God." — P. 196. " The doctrine of the Divine nature being forgotten, a sickness infects and dwarfs...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848
...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 eye-ball....all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate man has but he whose eye can integrate all the parts; that is, the poet. This is the best part of these...
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Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essays - 1849 - 383 pages
...befall me in life, — no disgrace, no calamity, (leaving me my eyes,) which nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, — my head bathed by...Being circulate through me* I am part or particle of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental : to be brothers, to be acquaintances,...
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Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 74 pages
...befall me in life, — no disgrace, no calamity, (leaving me my eyes,) which nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, — my head bathed by...Being circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental : to be brothers, to be acquaintances,...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 15

1850
...Mr. Emerson defines his own position more exactly in the following precise and philosophical terms. " Standing on the bare ground, — my head bathed by...Being circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God." Mr. Emerson would apparently be glad to be considered an eclectic. He displays great liberality...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...can befal me in life, — no disgrace, no calamity, (leaving me my eyes,) which nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, — my head bathed by...Being circulate through me ; I am part or particle of God. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and accidental. To be brothers, to be acquaintances,...
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Infidelity: Its Aspects, Causes and Agencies ...

Thomas Pearson - Apologetics - 1854 - 620 pages
...character until seen with the shore or the ship." Man is at once the worshipper and the object of worship. "Standing on the bare" ground, my head bathed by the...uplifted into infinite space, all mean egotism vanishes. — The \ currents of the Universal Being circulate through me. I am part or particle of God." Prayer,...
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Merrimack: Or, Life at the Loom; a Tale

Day Kellogg Lee - Textile workers - 1854 - 353 pages
...the passage on the landscape. Miss Mumby thought it silly enough, in a printed book, to say, — " Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space — I become a transparent eyeball." Celia Downs declared there was a fine suggestion in the language....
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