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" Let us settle ourselves and work and wedge our feet downward through the mud and slush of opinion, and prejudice, and tradition, and delusion, and appearances, that alluvion which covers the globe, through Paris and London, through New York and Boston... "
The Environment and Science: Social Impact and Interaction - Página 250
por Christian C. Young - 2005 - 299 páginas
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1877
...the bell rings, why should we run ? We will consider what kind of music they are like. Let us s=ttle ourselves, and work and wedge our feet downward through...opinion, and prejudice, and tradition, and delusion, and appearnnce, that alluvion which covers the globe, through Paris and London, through New York and Boston...
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The Harvard Monthly, Volúmenes25-26

1897
...what do we see but the sky and the sun ?" Thus in various ways he endeavored to "work and wedge [his] feet downward through the mud and slush of opinion,...appearance, that alluvion which covers the globe." And among the genuine things his search revealed to him the supremely beneficent one was Nature. His...
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Henry David Thoreau: A Critical Study

Mark Van Doren - 1916 - 138 páginas
...confident that " there is a solid bottom everywhere " if we only have the courage to sink to it. " Let us settle ourselves and work and wedge our feet...prejudice and tradition, and delusion, and appearance, ... to a hard bottom and rock in place — which we can call reality." When Thoreau says he is seeking...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 páginas
...every nutshell and mosquito's wing that falls on the rails. Let us rise early and fast, or breakfast gently and without perturbation ; let company come...opinion, and prejudice, and tradition, and delusion, and appearances, that alluvion which covers the globe, through Paris and London, through New York and Boston...
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The American Dream and the National Game

Leverett T. Smith, Jr. - 1975 - 285 páginas
...the surface of things. We think that that is which appears to be." (p. 79) He appeals to humanity to "settle ourselves, and work and wedge our feet downward...and appearance, that alluvion which covers the globe . . . till we come to a hard bottom and rocks in place, which we call reality, and say, This is, and...
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New World Metaphysics: Readings on the Religious Meaning of the American ...

Giles Gunn - 1981 - 482 páginas
...nature of his quest as a kind of inverted spiritual odyssey which attempts to negotiate a transcendence downward "through the mud and slush of opinion, and prejudice, and tradition, . . . till we come to a hard bottom and rocks in place, which we can call reality, and say, This is,...
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The Economist: Henry Thoreau and Enterprise

Leonard N. Neufeldt - 1989 - 232 páginas
...this version to the discussion eventually forming chapter two, "Where I Lived, and What I Lived For": Let us settle ourselves, and work and wedge our feet...tradition, and delusion, and appearance, that alluvion that covers the globe—through London and Paris, through New York and Boston and Concord, through...
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Representative Words: Politics, Literature, and the American Language, 1776-1865

Thomas Gustafson - 1992 - 469 páginas
...the names of rivers, the numbers of regiments and the dates."3s For Thoreau, the only remedy is to "work and wedge our feet downward through the mud and slush" of opinion-prejudice-tradition-delusion-appearance and right ourselves on solid ground (TLA, 400). Hemingway's...
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Getting Back Into Place: Toward a Renewed Understanding of the Place-world

Edward S. Casey - 1993 - 403 páginas
...(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980). 74. Walden, p. 400. This clause follows a diatribe against "the mud and slush of opinion, and prejudice, and tradition, and delusion, and appearance" that obtains in cities and towns. The language of place is striking here: not only in the phrase "a place...
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The Grounding of American Poetry: Charles Olson and the Emersonian Tradition

Stephen Fredman - 1993 - 170 páginas
...contained individual must regard him- or herself as an object among other objects, in order to escape "the mud and slush of opinion, and prejudice, and tradition, and delusion, and appearance" (W, 66). As Olson puts it, "Objectism is the getting rid of the lyrical interference of the individual...
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