FDR's Alphabet Soup. Debtors in Georgia. History must be this or it is nothing. It was dead fact; now, it is quick thought. Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin29.
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This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and notes to help the modern reader appreciate details that may otherwise be confusing or overlooked.
American transcendentalism is essentially a kind of practice by which the world of facts and the categories of common sense are temporarily exchanged for the world of ideas and the categories of imagination.
"Nature" is an essay written by Ralph Waldo Emerson, and published by James Munroe and Company in 1836.
The Arsenal of Democracy. Genius studies the causal thought, and, far back in the womb of things, sees the rays parting from one orb, that diverge ere they fall by infinite diameters. Gettysburg: High Watermark of the Confederacy. Transcendentalism, An American Philosophy27. I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life, to cut a broad swath and shave close, to drive life into a corner, and reduce. For the eye is fastened on the life, and slights the circumstance. Every one must have observed faces and forms which, without any resembling feature, make a like impression on the beholder. Nature can show that "all good things are wild and free.". Because a profound nature awakens in us by its actions and words, by its very looks and manners, the same power and beauty that a gallery of sculpture, or of pictures, addresses. The Middle Colonies.
This picture of Whitman with a butterfly appeared in the 1889 edition.
Transcendentalism is a very formal word that describes a very simple idea.
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