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Essays & Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson (Barnes & Noble Classics)

Essays & Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson (Barnes & Noble Classics)
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Website: Amazon
Manufacturer: Barnes & Noble Classics
Release date: 1 August 2005
ISBN-10 : 159308076X | ISBN-13: 9781593080761
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100 Favorite Books of Poetry (100 books items)

""The Rhodora" In May, when sea-winds pierced our solitudes, I found the fresh Rhodora in the woods, Spreading its leafless blooms in a damp nook, To please the desert and the sluggish brook. The purple petals, fallen in the pool, Made the black water with their beauty gay; Here might the red-bird come his plumes to cool, And court the flower that cheapens his array. Rhodora! if the sages ask thee why This charm is wasted on the earth and sky, Tell them, dear, that if eyes were made for seeing, "


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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 eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal 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 acquaintences,--master or servant, is then a trifle and a disturbance. I am the lover of uncontained and immortal beauty. In the wilderness"