The Conduct of Life (annotated)

The Conduct of Life (annotated)

by Ralph Waldo Emerson
     
 

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Delicate omens traced in airTo the lone bard true witness bare;Birds with auguries on their wings Chanted undeceiving things Him to beckon, him to warn; Well might then the poet scornTo learn of scribe or courierHints writ in vaster character;And on his mind, at dawn of day,Soft shadows of the evening lay.For the prevision is alliedUnto the thing so signified;Or say,…  See more details below

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Delicate omens traced in airTo the lone bard true witness bare;Birds with auguries on their wings Chanted undeceiving things Him to beckon, him to warn; Well might then the poet scornTo learn of scribe or courierHints writ in vaster character;And on his mind, at dawn of day,Soft shadows of the evening lay.For the prevision is alliedUnto the thing so signified;Or say, the foresight that awaitsIs the same Genius that creates.

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ISBN-13:
9781523621262
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
01/22/2016
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

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