Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Vol. 2

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JOURNAL XVII

(From "XV," "XVI," "XVIII," 2d, and Cabot's
Q and R)

[SOMEWHAT improved in health, Emerson came to Roxbury at the beginning of the year to take, for a time, a school which Edward's health had obliged him to give up. He taught there during the winter, and in April rejoined his mother in Cambridge, in the "Mellen House" on North Avenue, which afforded a schoolroom. There he gathered his last school, which he taught until the end of the summer. Among his scholars were Richard Henry Dana and John Holmes. (See Morse life of Richard Henry Dana, page 5, and Holmes life of Emerson, page 50.)]

(From "XV")

January 8, 1826.

I come with mended eyes to my ancient friend and consoler. Has the interval of silence made the writer wiser? Does his mind teem with well weighed judgments? The moral and intellectual universe has not halted because the eye of the observer was closed. Compensation has been

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Journal XV 3
  • Journal XVI 1825 36
  • Journal XVII 70
  • Journal XIX 227
  • Journal Minister of the Second Church of Boston *
  • Journal Xxt 1829 257
  • Journal XXII From 1831 353
  • Journal XXIII 1832 From Ω (blotting Book Iii) Ψ and Q The Good Ear (from Ω) 444
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