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" In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough, and at what period soever of life, is always a child. In the woods is perpetual youth. Within these plantations of God, a decorum and sanctity reign, a perennial festival is dressed,... "
New Outlook - Page 406
1901
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Sketches of Martha's Vineyard and Other Reminiscences of Travel at Home, Etc

Samuel Adams Devens - 1838 - 207 pages
...feels the truth of the following beautiful passage : ' In the woods is perpetual youth ; within the plantations of God a decorum and sanctity reign ;...sees not how he should tire of them in a thousand years.' Among other objects of interest, are the Unitarian Church, which is hardly equalled for imposing...
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Sketches of Martha's Vineyard and Other Reminiscences of Travel at Home, Etc

Samuel Adams Devens - 1838 - 207 pages
...feels the truth of the following beautiful passage : ' In the woods is perpetual youth ; within the plantations of God a decorum and sanctity reign ;...dressed, and the guest sees not how he should tire o/ them in a thousand years.' Among other objects of interest, are the Unitarian Church, which is hardly...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...am. In the woods, too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough, and, at what period soever of life, is always a child. In the woods, is perpetual...sees not how he should tire of them in a thousand years. In the woods we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life,—no...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...casts off his years as the snake his slough, and, at what period soever of life, is always a child. ]n the woods is perpetual youth. Within these plantations of God a decorum and sanctity reisjn ; a perennial festival is dressed, and the guest sees not how he should tire of them in a thousand...
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Nature

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 74 pages
...fear. In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough, and at what period soever of life, is always a child. In the woods, is perpetual...sees not how he should tire of them in a thousand years. In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life,...
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Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 383 pages
...fear. In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough, and at what period soever of life, is always a child. In the woods, is perpetual...sees not how he should tire of them in a thousand years. In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life,...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...am. In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough, and at what period soever of life, is always a child. In the woods, is perpetual...sees not how he should tire of them in a thousand years. In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befal me in life,...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1851
...encouragement. " In the woods a man casts off his years as the snake his slough ; and at whatever period of life, is always a child. In the woods is perpetual...sees not how he should tire of them in a thousand years. In the woods we return to reason and faith : there I feel that nothing can befall me in life,...
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Merrimack: Or, Life at the Loom; a Tale

Day Kellogg Lee - 1854 - 353 pages
..." In the woods, too, a man casts off liis years, As the snake his slough, And at what period soever of life, Is always a child. In the woods, is perpetual...of God, A decorum and sanctity reign, A perennial festival's dressed, And the guest sees not how he should tire Of them in a thousand years." The girls...
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The Christian journal

1854
...;these plantations of God," be says, when speaking of his enjoyment of a scene of exquisite beauty, " a decorum and sanctity reign, a perennial festival is dressed, and the guest sees not hoĽ he should tire of it in a thousand years. The name of the nearest friend sounds then foreign and...
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