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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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New York City: An Outsider's Inside View

Mario Maffi - 2004 - 180 páginas
...nourished therein—at the end of the century. The philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson had written in 1837, "I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low" ("The American Scholar"), and for budding American painters and writers alike, the phrase became a...
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We Stand Before the Secret of the World: Traces Along the Pathway of ...

Paul Scott Derrick, Paul Scott - 2003 - 156 páginas
...remote, the romantic; what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art, or Provencal minstrelsy; 1 embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low. [...] show me the sublime presence of the highest spiritual cause lurking, as it always does lurk,...
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Rhetorical Investigations: Studies in Ordinary Language Criticism

Walter Jost, MR Walter Jost - 2004 - 346 páginas
...a question we need to read as a commentary on Emerson's familiar lines from "The American Scholar": "I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low."10 When we learn in the Investigations that "philosophy simply puts everything before us, and...
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A Year with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 231 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...the milk in the pan, the ballad in the street; the use of the boat; the glance of the eye, the form and the gait of the body; show me the ultimate reason...
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Classical Music in America: A History of Its Rise and Fall

Joseph Horowitz - 2005 - 606 páginas
...feet; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our own minds." In the same breath, Emerson wrote, "I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low." His soulmate Thoreau, in a passage of which Ives was fond, echoed, "Natural objects and phenomena are...
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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - 2005 - 555 páginas
...despite the elitist brushing aside of the "poor and the low," he can also declare in this same essay, "I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low" (E&L 68-69). We associate this mental republicanism, or potential natural aristocracy of every man,...
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Kalender kleiner Innovationen: 50 Anfänge einer Moderne zwischen 1755 und ...

Roland Borgards, Almuth Hammer, Christiane Holm - 2006 - 414 páginas
...the philosophy of the Street, the meaning of household life, are the topics of the time. [...] VCTiat would we really know the meaning of? The meal in the firkin; the milk in the pan; the bailad in the street, the news of the boat; the glance of the eye; the form and gait of the body; -...
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Rising in the World, Or Architects of Fate

Orison Swett Marden - 2006 - 552 páginas
...his own : He who, secure within himself can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day." Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and fnture worlds. — EMKKSON. "Just to fill the hour, that is happiness." " Happy then is the man who...
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Landscape and Film

Martin Lefebvre - 2006 - 361 páginas
...what is doing in Italy or Arabia; what is Greek art, or Provencal minstrelsy; I embrace the common, o I explore and sit at the feet of the familiar, the low." And, in 1845, when c Henry David Thoreau leaves the city for the wilderness, he finds refuge in a small...
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Public Folklore

Robert Baron, Nick Spitzer - 2010 - 400 páginas
..."American Scholar" speech of 1836. Says Emerson: I ask not for the great, the remote, the romantic; ... I embrace the common, I explore and sit at the feet...have the antique and future worlds. What would we know the meaning of? The meal in the firkin; the milk in the pan; the ballad in the street; the news...
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