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" For myself, there had been epochs of my life when I, too, might have asked of this prophet the master word that should solve me the riddle of the universe ; but now, being happy, I felt as if there were no question to be put, and therefore admired Emerson... "
Pen Pictures of Modern Authors - Page 92
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The American Whig Review, Volume 4

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1846
...should solve me the riddle of the universe. But now, being happy, I felt as if there teere no question to be put, and therefore admired Emerson as a poet...presence, like the garment of a shining one ; and he is so quiet, so simple, so without pretension, encountering each man alive as if he expected to receive...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 4

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1846
...should solve me the riddle of the universe. But now, being happy, I felt as if there were no question to be put, and therefore admired Emerson as a poet...presence, like the garment of a shining one ; and he is so quiet, so simple, so without pretension, encountering each man alive as if he expected to receive...
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Mosses from an Old Manse

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1851
...should wlte me tho riddle of the universe. But now, being happy, I felt us if there were no question to be put, and therefore admired Emerson as a poet of deep beauty and austcro tenderness, but (ought nothing from him as a philosopher. It was good, nevertheless, to meet...
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Mosses from an Old Manse: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1865
...should solve me the riddle of the universe ; but now, being happy, I felt as if there were no question to be put, and therefore admired Emerson as a poet...and he, so quiet, so simple, so without pretension, encoun- ' tering each man alive as if expecting to receive more than he could impart. And, in truth,...
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The North British Review, Volume 47

1867
...into their own thraldom.' Yet he united with them in admiring the genius of the thinker. ' It was good to meet him in the woodpaths, or sometimes in our...his presence, like the garment of a shining one.' A recent American writer finds his country well represented in the Paris Exhibition, because its picture...
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The Century, Volume 17

1879
...should solve me the riddle of the universe; but now, being happy, I felt as if there were no question to be put, and therefore admired Emerson as a poet...tenderness, but sought nothing from him as a philosopher." With a clearer perception, the result of a longer intimacy, the poet Channing has celebrated this part...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: His Life, Writings, and Philosophy

George Willis Cooke - Authors, American - 1881 - 390 pages
...upon other minds "with wonderful magnetism." " It was good, said his neighbor at the ' Old Manse," to meet him in- the wood-paths, or sometimes in our avenue, with that pure intellectual gleam diffusing about his presence like the garment of a shining one ; and he, so quiet, so simple, so without...
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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - American literature - 1882 - 472 pages
...united with the devotees in admiring the genius and purity of the thinker. " It was good," he says, " to meet him in the woodpaths or sometimes in our avenue,...his presence, like the garment of a shining one." Half a mile from Emerson's house, within view of the bridge where, a century ago, "The embattled farmers...
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American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880

John Nichol - American literature - 1882 - 472 pages
...united with the devotees in admiring the genius and purity of the thinker. " It was good," he says, " to meet him in the woodpaths or sometimes in our avenue,...his presence, like the garment of a shining one." Half a mile from Emerson's house, within view of the bridge where, a century ago, " The embattled farmers...
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In Memoriam. Ralph Waldo Emerson: Recollections of His Visits to England in ...

Alexander Ireland - 1882 - 120 pages
...should solve me the riddle of the universe ; but now, being happy, I felt as if there were no question to be put, and therefore admired Emerson as a poet...tenderness, but sought nothing from him as a philosopher." A writer in the " Chicago Times," a few years ago, thus wrote from his own knowledge of Emerson : —...
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