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" I ask not for the great, the remote, the romantic ; what is doing in Italy or Arabia ; what is Greek art, or Proven^al minstrelsy ; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. "
Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures - Página 106
de Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 páginas
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Jean Jacques Rousseau: The Politics of the Ordinary

Tracy B. Strong - 2002 - 201 páginas
...being? 2 Rousseau and the Experience of Others I ask not for the great, the remote, the romantic. ... I embrace the common. I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low, and you may have the antique and future worlds. What would we really know the meaning of? RW Emerson,...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - 2007 - 344 páginas
...one day gives, another takes." — George "Give me today, and take tomorrow." — St. John Chrysostom "Give me insight into today, and you may have the antique and future worlds." — Nietzsche "For there is no day however beautiful which has not its night." — Anonymous "Many...
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The Attention Economy: Understanding the New Currency of Business

Thomas H. Davenport, John C. Beck - 2002 - 255 páginas
...attention in the new economy, attention measurement will be everywhere. Every performer, Overheard. "Give me insight into today and you may have the antique and future worlds." Ralph Waldo Emerson, "The American Scholar" author, sports star, and politician will be painfully aware...
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Understanding Emerson: "The American Scholar" and His Struggle for Self-reliance

Kenneth S. Sacks, Professor Kenneth S Sacks - 2003 - 199 páginas
...is a sign, — is it not? of new vigor. . . . I ask not for the great, the remote, the romantic. ... I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. In obvious anticipation of his eventual protege Walt Whitman, Emerson identified himself with the rich...
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Lying Up a Nation: Race and Black Music

Ronald M. Radano - 2003 - 417 páginas
...Emerson (1903; reprint, New York: AMS Press, 1968), 111, where he outlines his vision of "the common" ("I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low"). See chap. 3 of Bendix, In Search of Authenticity; and Paul F. Boiler, Jr., American Transcendentalism,...
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Emerson's Transcendental Etudes

Stanley Cavell, David Justin Hodge - 2003 - 277 páginas
...worldwide shrinking of the spirit. In the passage we have taken from "The American Scholar," Emerson says, "Give me insight into today, and you may have the antique and future worlds." In Nature he had said, "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous."...
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The Mirror and the Veil: An Overview of American Online Diaries and Blogs

Viviane Serfaty - 2004 - 144 páginas
...great, the remote, the romantic; what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art. or Provencal minstrelsy; I embrace the common. I explore and sit...to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. (Emerson 1849). Emerson asserts that the familiar, the trivial, the commonplace are precisely what...
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Tales from the Easel: American Narrative Paintings from Southeastern Museums ...

2004 - 204 páginas
...minstrelsy: I embrace the common. I explore and sit at (he feet of the faimliar. the low. Give me insight mto today. and you may have the antique and future worlds. What would we really know the meaning of?" he asked. and famously answered: "The meal in the Hrkin: the milk in the pan: the ballad in the street."51...
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American Humor: A Study of the National Character

Constance Rourke - 2004 - 253 páginas
...great, the remote, the romantic; what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art, or Provensal minstrelsy; I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low." Like the Yankee of the fables he tended to stress the nationalistic when he touched upon the American...
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Sounding the Abyss: Readings Between Cavell and Derrida

Roger V. Bell - 2004 - 283 páginas
...foreign parts ... the philosophy of the street. ... I ask not the great, the remote, the romantic ... I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. . . . Man is surprised to find that things near are not less beautiful and wondrous than things remote....
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