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Emerson : poems

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Peter Washington
Publisher: New York ; London : Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
Series: Everyman's library pocket poets.
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Presents approximately 175 poems by nineteenth-century American writer-philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Peter Washington
ISBN: 1400043166 9781400043163 1841597627 9781841597621
OCLC Number: 488583372
Description: 256 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: From Poems (1847) --
The rhodora --
The humble-bee --
Fable --
Astraea --
Etienne de la Boece --
Suum Cuique --
Compensation --
Forbearance --
Berrying --
Thine eyes still shined --
Eros --
Loss and gain --
Hamatreya --
The snow-storm --
Painting and sculpture --
Holidays --
From the Persian of Hafiz --
Ghaselle --
Xenophanes --
The day's ration --
Blight --
Musketaquid --
Hymn ('By the rude bridge that arched the flood') --
The sphinx --
Each and all --
The problem --
To Rhea --
The visit --
Uriel --
The world-soul --
From May-day and other pieces (1867) --
Brahma --
Nemesis --
Fate --
Freedom --
Ode sung in the town hall --
Boston hymn --
Love and thought --
Lover's petition --
Una --
Letters --
Rubies --
Merlin's song --
The test --
Nature I --
Nature II --
The Romany girl --
My garden --
The titmouse --
Days --
Sea-shore --
Two rivers --
Waldeinsamkeit --
Terminus --
The past --
Experience --
Compensation --
Culture --
Politics --
Heroism --
Character --
Friendship --
Beauty --
Manners --
Art --
Spiritual laws --
Unity --
Worship --
Quatrains --
From Selected poems (1876) --
The nun's aspiration --
Hymn ('we love the venerable house') --
Cupido --
Boston --
Silence --
The three dimensions --
Motto to 'The poet' --
Motto to 'Gifts' --
Motto to 'Nature' --
Motto to 'Nominalist and realist' --
Motto to 'History' --
South wind --
From The unpublished poems --
'William does thy frigid soul' --
'Perhaps thy lot in life is higher' --
Song --
'I spread my gorgeous sail' --
'O what is heaven but the fellowship' --
'Ah strange strange strange' --
'See yonder leafless trees against the sky' --
'Do that which you can do' --
'Few are free' --
Van Buren --
The future --
Rex --
'And when I am entombed in my place' --
'Bard or dunce is blest, but hard' --
'It takes philosopher or fool' --
'Tell men what they knew before' --
'I use the knife' --
'There is no evil but can speak' --
'The sea reflects the rosy sky' --
'In this sour world, o summerwind' --
'Look danger in the eye it vanishes' --
'As I walked in the wood' --
'I sat upon the ground' --
'Good Charles the spring's adorer' --
'Around the man who seeks a noble end' --
'In the deep heart of man a poet dwells' --
'O what are heroes prophets men' --
'Yet sometime to the sorrow stricken' --
'The Bohemian hymn' --
'Kind & holy were the words' --
'Divine inviters! : I accept' --
'Go if thou wilt ambrosial flower' --
'In Walden wood the chickadee' --
'Star seer Copernicus' --
'At last the poet spoke' --
'I grieve that better souls than mine' --
Nantasket --
Water --
'Where the fungus broad & red' --
From the stores of eldest matter' --
'And the best gift of God' --
'Stout Sparta shrined the god of laughter' --
'Brother, no decrepitude' --
'Who knows this or that' --
'Saadi loved the new & old' --
'And as the light divided the dark' --
'When devils bite' --
'Comfort with a purring cat' --
'I cannot find a place so lonely' --
'This shining hour is an edifice' --
'The sparrow is rich in her nest' --
'Bended to fops who bent to him' --
Elizabeth Hoar --
'Cloud upon cloud' --
'Since the devil hopping on' --
'Poets are colorpots' --
'Thanks to those who go & come' --
'I must not borrow light' --
'Comrade of the snow & wind' --
'God only knew how Saadi dined' --
'Friends to me are frozen wine' --
'That each should in his house abide' --
New England capitalist --
'On a raisin stone' --
'Go out into nature and plant trees' --
'Pale genius roves alone' --
'Burn your literary verses' --
'Intellect gravely broods apart on joy' --
'The civil world will much forgive' --
'Mask thy wisdom with delight' --
'Roomy eternity' --
Terminus --
'More sweet than my refrain' --
'O Boston city lecture-hearing' --
'A patch of meadow & upland' --
'And he like me is not too proud' --
'Park & ponds are good by day' --
'For Lyra yet shall be the pole' --
'A score of airy miles will smooth' --
'All things rehearse' --
'Pendants all' --
'I leave the book, I leave the wine' --
'Easy to match what others do' --
'If wishes would carry me over the land' --
Maia --
'Seyd planted where the deluge ploughed' --
'Forbore the ant hill, shunned to tread' --
'Borrow Urania's subtile wings' --
'The comrade or the book is good' --
'Is the pace of nature slow?' --
'Why honor the new men' --
'Think not the gods receive thy prayer' --
'Inspired we must forget our books' --
'Upon a rock yet uncreate' --
Longer poems --
Woodnotes I --
May-day --
The Adirondacs --
From The poet.
Series Title: Everyman's library pocket poets.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: [edited by Peter Washington].

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