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" I trust by reverent faith to woo the mighty meaning of the scene, perhaps to foresee the law by which a new order, a new poetry, is to be evoked from this chaos... "
AT HOME AND ABROAD; ON THINGS AND THOUGHTS IN Amirica and Europe - Seite 21
von MARGARET FULLER OSSOLI - 1869
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At Home and Abroad: Or, Things and Thoughts in America and Europe

Margaret Fuller - 1856 - 466 Seiten
...I have come prepared to see all this, to dislike it, but not with stupid narrowness to distrust of defame. On the contrary, while I will not be so obliging...strange ingredients of the witch's caldron. Thus I will not-grieve that all the noble trees are gone already from this island to feed this caldron, but believe...
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Margaret Fuller (Marchesa Ossoli)

Julia Ward Howe - 1883 - 298 Seiten
...see all this, to dislike it, but not with stupid narrowness to distrust or defame. On the contrary, I trust by reverent faith to woo the mighty meaning...order, a new poetry, is to be evoked from' this chaos." Charles Dickens's "American Notes" may have been in Margaret's mind when she penned these lines, and...
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At Home and Abroad: Or, Things and Thoughts in America and Europe

Margaret Fuller - 1895 - 466 Seiten
...dislike it, but not with stupid narrowness to distrust or defame. On the contrary, while I will not be BO obliging as to confound ugliness with beauty, discord...ingredients of the witch's caldron. Thus I will not grieve ihat all the noble trees are gone already from this island to feed this caldron, but believe it will...
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The Land Before Her: Fantasy and Experience of the American Frontiers, 1630-1860

Annette Kolodny - 1984 - 293 Seiten
...Fuller kept a journal. In it, she noted down all that she encountered and experienced, hoping thereby "to woo the mighty meaning of the scene, perhaps to...order, a new poetry, is to be evoked from this chaos" (SL, p. 28). The fruit of that wooing was Summer on the Lakes, in 1843, published the next year in...
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Nature and the American: Three Centuries of Changing Attitudes

Hans Huth - 1990 - 250 Seiten
...that she would find the mushroom growth of the West distasteful, but she was resolved to "seek out the mighty meaning of the scene, perhaps to foresee...order, a new poetry is to be evoked from this chaos." Thus prepared, she found rich compensation in the fruits she "gathered in the open field," and she...
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Removals: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Politics of Indian ...

Lucy Maddox - 1991 - 216 Seiten
...gentle proportions that successive lives, and the gradations of experience involuntarily give. ... I have come prepared to see all this, to dislike it,...order, a new poetry is to be evoked from this chaos. . . . (28) Where a Walt Whitman might have exulted in the sheer bustle and energy of the frontier settlements,...
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Reading Houses and Building Books: Andrew Jackson Downing and the ...

Adam W. Sweeting - 1996 - 230 Seiten
...1843 excursion across the Illinois prairie, she not surprisingly betrayed her East Coast upbringing: "I trust by reverent faith to woo the mighty meaning...order, a new poetry, is to be evoked from this chaos." 59 Accustomed to a picturesque topography, she struggled to understand how the undifferentiated level...
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Ten Most Wanted: The New Western Literature

Blake Allmendinger - 1998 - 222 Seiten
...lumberjacks, Fuller appeals to her creative intellect to recreate the forests that men have destroyed. "I trust by reverent faith to woo the mighty meaning...from the strange ingredients of the witch's caldron," she testifies. In the physical absence of trees, Fuller imagines reproducing forests in the form of...
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Landscape and Ideology in American Renaissance Literature: Topographies of ...

Robert E. Abrams - 2004 - 168 Seiten
...paradox, and incongruity in frame of reference, emphasizing, instead, that "I trust by reverent faith to ... foresee the law by which a new order, a new poetry is to be evoked from this chaos" (86). For the transitional middle time between mutually incommensurable cultural orders is perplexing...
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Heartless Immensity: Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America

Anne Baker - 2006 - 173 Seiten
...Fuller links her own sightseeing trip through the Great Lakes region with the Seeress's second sight: I trust by reverent faith to woo the mighty meaning...from the strange ingredients of the witch's caldron. (86; emphasis added) In Fuller's extended metaphor, "the witch's caldron" is the rapid and ugly growth...
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