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" Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. "
American Literature ; an Historical Sketch, 1620-1880 - Stran 292
avtor: John Nichol - 1882 - 472 strani
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The Atlantic Monthly, Količina 71

1893
...air for itself, and are contented with it. How many of us revel in that joyous cry of Emerson, •• Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous " ! This sweet, fresh renewal that comes from contact with nature is felt even by people who have little...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign ...

1893 - 658 strani
...my heart ; / Something to love, to rest upon, to clasp / Affection's tendrils round. Jtfrs. Hemans. ndness, little words of love, / Make our earth an Eden like the heaven abo Emerson. Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds. . . . This idea...
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English Men of Letters, Količina 13

John Morley - 1894
...blown upon by the fresh breezes of the new world ; his vision ranges over her clear horizons, and lie leaps up elastic under her light atmosphere, exclaiming,...make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." Carlyle is a 43 half-Germanised Scotchman, living near the roar of the metropolis, with thoughts of Weimar and reminiscences...
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The Hibbert Lectures

1894
...however, between the Reason and the Understanding is not difficult to discern. When Emerson says, " Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. The Dawn shall be my Assyria and unimaginable realms of faerie ; broad Noon shall be my England of...
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"As Natural as Life": Studies of the Inner Kingdom

Charles Gordon Ames - 1894 - 109 strani
...and time, within these limitations of sense, are conditions of everything else. Emerson exclaims : " Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." What can we do with health and a day? We can live, consciously or unconsciously, in infinite space...
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The Writings of John Burroughs: Whitman: a study

John Burroughs - 1895
...theological dogma, toward everything that would hamper and limit him. It shines in his famous boast : — " Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. " There is a glint of it in this passage, which might have been written to comfort John Brown, or reassure...
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The Table-talk of Shirley [pseud.]: Reminiscences of and Letters from Froude ...

Sir John Skelton - 1895 - 344 strani
...my crust there, and drinking my glass of wine, I have often thought of the words of Emerson, — ' Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of Emperors ridiculous.' On one occasion especially, when the guns were thundering in France in honour of Louis Napoleon, I...
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Maid Marian and Crotchet Castle

Thomas Love Peacock - 1895 - 321 strani
...our enemies from venison and brawn, and by 'r 1 'How does Nature deify us with a few cheap elements ! Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.' EMERSON. — G. 82 Lady, when need calls, beat them down under my feet ? The State levies tax ; and...
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The Writings of John Burroughs: Indoor studies

John Burroughs - 1895
...theological dogma, toward everything that would hamper and limit him. It shines in his famous boast : — "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." There is a glint of it in this passage, which might have been written to comfort John Brown, or reassure...
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Indoor Studies

John Burroughs - 1895 - 265 strani
...theological dogma, toward everything that would hamper and limit him. It shines in his famous boast : — "Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous." There is a glint of it in this passage, which might have been written to comfort John Brown, or reassure...
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