Ralph
Waldo
Emerson
Texts

 


Paracelsus

Home
Up
Texts
Search
Look Up Word
Discuss
Site Map
Transcendentalism
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Contact

The Lord's Supper
Dial Essays (1840)
Dial Essays (1841)
Dial Essays (1842)
Dial Essays (1843)
Dial Essay (1844)

Literary Intelligence
Augustine's Confessions
Europe & European Books
The Bible in Spain
Paracelsus
Past and Present
Antislavery Poems
Sonnets
America - an Ode
Channing's Poems
A Letter
The Huguenots
The Spanish Student
The Dream of a Day


Texts : Uncollected Prose : Dial Essays (1843) : PARACELSUS
A selection of Ralph Waldo Emerson's writings for searching and browsing

Paracelsus

from Uncollected Prose, Dial Essays 1843

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mr. Browning was known to us before, by a little book called "Pippa Passes," full of bold openings, motley with talent like this, and rich in touches of personal experience. A version of the thought of the day so much less penetrating than Faust and Festus cannot detain us long; yet we are pleased to see each man in his kind bearing witness, that neither sight nor thought will enable to attain that golden crown which is the reward of life, of profound experiences and gradual processes, the golden crown of wisdom. The artist nature is painted with great vigor in Aprile. The author has come nearer that, than to the philosophic nature. There is music in the love of Festus for his friend, especially in the last scene, the thought of his taking sides with him against the divine judgment is true as poesy.

Literary Intelligence ] Augustine's Confessions ] Europe & European Books ] The Bible in Spain ] [ Paracelsus ] Past and Present ] Antislavery Poems ] Sonnets ] America - an Ode ] Channing's Poems ] A Letter ] The Huguenots ] The Spanish Student ] The Dream of a Day ]

Enter your search term here:
sprinks

Click Here!

 

1996-2001
Jone Johnson
Lewis.
All rights
reserved.

Contact us
for reprint
permission.

Previous Home Up Next
 

Emerson Texts: a search site. 
Use keywords or phrases to search for a concept, quotation, or idea.

How to cite this page: Plagiarism, Copyright and Citing Online Sources
 Site or page last update and this page's URL:
Site editor's credentials

To email the webmaster about typos or corrections to this page,  include this URL: