Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803 - 1882 / Boston / United States)

Comments about Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Mr. Lane (10/12/2018 3:46:00 PM)

    This was an amazing piece of literature and I will be showing my students

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  • Mr.Lane (10/12/2018 3:45:00 PM)

    I love this piece of literature and I will be showing my students

  • Mr.Kade (10/12/2018 3:44:00 PM)

    Liz is the worst student ever

  • Mr.Lane (10/12/2018 3:43:00 PM)

    This poem was Major

  • Abin. P (9/24/2018 9:36:00 AM)

    Outstanding poem.

  • Shahina (7/28/2018 12:38:00 PM)

    It was really heart touching

  • Shahina (7/28/2018 11:44:00 AM)

    It is really nice

  • Sébastien Moguisso (7/18/2018 1:59:00 PM)

    This poème is very memorable to us. It help me have a reference for my study of American poetry

  • Shivani (11/21/2017 9:14:00 AM)

    Your too good poet

  • Printfromvintage Website Printfromvintage Website (2/22/2016 11:35:00 AM)

    We have found a never-before-seen rough draft of Emerson's famed poem FABLE. See it at: http: //printfromvintage.com/2016/02/16/found-a-handwritten-poem-by-ralph-waldo-emerson-in-a-book-from-1845/

    It was handwritten in the back of a book from 1845 and later published with a correction in his book POEMS in 1846.

Best Poem of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fate

Deep in the man sits fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
Unknown to Cromwell as to me
Was Cromwell's measure or degree;
Unknown to him as to his horse,
If he than his groom be better or worse.
He works, plots, fights, in rude affairs,
With squires, lords, kings, his craft compares,
Till late he learned, through doubt and fear,
Broad England harbored not his peer:
Obeying time, the last to own
The Genius from its cloudy throne.
For the prevision is allied
Unto the thing so signified;
Or say, the foresight that awaits
Is...

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Terminus

It is time to be old,
To take in sail:--
The god of bounds,
Who sets to seas a shore,
Come to me in his fatal rounds,
And said: "No more!
No farther shoot
Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root.
Fancy departs; no more invent;

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