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Poem by Emerson, published in 1839 and reprinted in his Poems (1847). In couplets of four-stress verse, it expresses his apprehension of the beauty of complete nature, “the perfect whole,” despite passing disappointments and the realization that isolated facts may be ugly:All are needed by each one;Nothing is fair or good alone.

Subjects: Literature.


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