Nature (1836)

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Nature  (1836)  by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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NATURE.




"Nature is but an image or imitation of wisdom, the last thing of the soul; nature being a thing which doth only do, but not know."

Plotinus

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BOSTON:

JAMES MUNROE AND COMPANY.

m dccc xxxvi.

Entered, according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1836,
By James Munroe & Co.
in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of
Massachusetts.




Cambridge Press:
Metcalf, Torry, &, Ballou.

CONTENTS.

Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
CHAPTER I.
Nature. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
CHAPTER II.
Commodity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
CHAPTER III.
Beauty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
CHAPTER IV.
Language. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
CHAPTER V.
Discipline. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
CHAPTER VI.
Idealism. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
CHAPTER VII.
Spirit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
CHAPTER VIII.
Prospects. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82

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