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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803—1882) American philosopher and poet

 

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Poem by Emerson, published in 1857 and reprinted in May-Day and Other Poems (1867). In alternately rhymed tetrameter quatrains, the poem reflects the author's interest in Hindu religious thought, in which Brahma personifies the universal creative force, embodying his concept of an eternal, all-inclusive divine power.

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