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Nature

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

A subtle chain of countless ringsThe next unto the farthest brings;The eye reads omens where it...

The Method of Nature

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

An Oration delivered before the Society of the Adelphi, in Waterville College, Maine, August 11, ...

II. Self-Reliance

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume II – Essays I

“Ne te quaesiveris extra.” “Man is his own star; and the soul that canRender an honest and...

I. History

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume II – Essays I

There is no great and no smallTo the Soul that maketh all:And where it cometh, all things are;A...

The Young American

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

A Lecture read before the Mercantile Library Association, Boston, February 7, 1844 GENTLEMEN: I...

The Transcendentalist

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

A Lecture read at the Masonic Temple, Boston,January, 1842 The first thing we have to say respec...

The Conservative

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

A Lecture delivered at the Masonic Temple, Boston, December 9, 1841 The two parties which divide...

Introductory Lecture on the Times

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

Read at the Masonic Temple, Boston, December 2, 1841 The times, as we say — or the present aspec...

Man the Reformer

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

A Lecture read before the Mechanics' Apprentices' Library Association, Boston, January 25, 1841 ...

Literary Ethics

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

An Oration delivered before the Literary Societies of Dartmouth College, July 24, 1838 GENTLEMEN...

Commodity

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

Whoever considers the final cause of the world, will discern a multitude of uses that result. The...

Divinity School Address

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

Delivered before the Senior Class in Divinity College, Cambridge, Sunday Evening, July 15, 1838 ...

The American Scholar

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

An Oration delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, at Cambridge, August 31, 1837 Mr. Presid...

Prospects

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

In inquiries respecting the laws of the world and the frame of things, the highest reason is alwa...

Spirit

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

It is essential to a true theory of nature and of man, that it should contain somewhat progressiv...

Idealism

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

Thus is the unspeakable but intelligible and practicable meaning of the world conveyed to man, th...

Discipline

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

In view of the significance of nature, we arrive at once at a new This use of the world includes ...

Language

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

Language is a third use which Nature subserves to man. Nature is the vehicle, and threefold degre...

Beauty

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures

A nobler want of man is served by nature, namely, the love of Beauty. The ancient Greeks called ...

III. Compensation

The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson Volume II – Essays I

The wings of Time are black and white,Pied with morning and with night.Mountain tall and ocean ...