Experience (Classic Reprint)

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Excerpt from Experience Over mens heads walking aloft, With tender feet treading so soft. People give and bemoan themselves, but it is not half so bad with them as they say. There are moods in Which we court suffering, in the hope that here, at least, we shall find reality, sharp peaks and edges of truth. But it turns out to be scene-painting and counter feit. The only thing grief has taught me, is to know how shallow it is.. That, like all the rest plays about the surface, and never intro duces me into the reality, for Contact with. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.