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" Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The dawn is my Assyria; the sunset and moonrise my Paphos, and unimaginable realms of faerie; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding; the night shall... "
Nature, Addresses, and Lectures - Página 21
de Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 372 páginas
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The Making of a Country Lawyer: An Autobiography

Gerry Spence - 1997 - 448 páginas
...he had worked his way back to life. To live is work, but my father would have agreed with Emerson: "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." Nearly forty years before, in 1954, my father had been hunting white-tailed deer in the Black Hills...
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A Sherwood Bonner Sampler, 1869-1884: What a Bright, Educated, Witty, Lively ...

Katherine Sherwood Bonner McDowell - 2000 - 451 páginas
...maturing in a few pregnant lines. "How does nature deify us," he says, "with a few cheap elements. Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...and moonrise my Paphos and unimaginable realms of fairie; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and understanding, and night shall be my Germany...
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Constance Fenimore Woolson's Nineteenth Century: Essays

Victoria Brehm - 2001 - 255 páginas
...joins Schiller in the belief that the subject is empowered. He puts it in terms of imperial desire: "The dawn is my Assyria; the sunset and moonrise my...faerie; broad noon shall be my England of the senses and understanding; the night shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams" (17). Emerson's metaphor...
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P. S. God, Can You Fly?: Heart-Felt and Hope Filled Prayers of Children

R. Wayne Willis - 2002 - 134 páginas
...said, "to the sunnier side of doubt." Sensitized by the sufferers of the world, we side with Emerson: "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." We find whiners— those who say the porridge is too hot or too cold, the chair too hard or too soft—hard...
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1,003 Great Things About America

Lisa Birnbach, Ann Hodgman, Patricia Marx - 2002 - 304 páginas
...people want is very simple. They want an America as good as its promise" —Congresswoman Barhara Jordan "Give me health and a day and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." —Ralph Waldo Emerson Picking berries on a cool summer morning. There is now an association for eating-contest...
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Emerson's Transcendental Etudes

Stanley Cavell, David Justin Hodge - 2003 - 277 páginas
..."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." When I first read the ensuing summary of how Emerson proposed (as Thoreau will put it in Walderi) to...
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A Dream Too Wild: Emerson Meditations for Every Day of the Year

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 392 páginas
...dilate and conspire with the morning wind. How does Nature deify us with a few and cheap elements! Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp...senses and the understanding; the night shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams. —NATURE What images does nature conjure up for you? How...
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Sounding the Abyss: Readings Between Cavell and Derrida

Roger V. Bell - 2004 - 283 páginas
...most dramatically in his essay "An Emerson Mood" of 1980, where, encouraged by the lines from Emerson: "broad noon shall be my England of the senses and the understanding; the night shall be my Germany of mystic philosophy and dreams," Cavell gains the determination for "the putting together...
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Melville's Clarel and the Intersympathy of Creeds

William Potter - 2004 - 240 páginas
...an idea first born on an undigested apple-dumpling" (85; ch. 17), Emerson's bold claim in "Nature": "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous," and Carlyle's wry observation, "With Stupidity and sound Digestion man may front much" (Sartor Resartus...
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Outdoor Recreation in America

Clayne R. Jensen, Steven Guthrie - 2006 - 373 páginas
...sources? federal fund since the 1960s has historically been CHAPTER Economic Factors in Outdoor Recreation Give me health and a day and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. Ralph Waldo Emerson Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth and...
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