Top margin] pencil lined circle and annotation: "'Defects' signify 'exuberances'. My Dear Sir!"
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10] pencil underline and lined circle. 16-17] pencil underlines and annotation: "So it would seem. In this sense, Mr. E. is a great poet." Bottom margin] pencil x and annotation: "What does the man mean? If Mr Emerson travelling in Egypt should find the plague-spot come out on him—would he consider that [ ]"
Bottom margin] pencil guideline and annotation continued from 20: "[ ] an evil sight or not? And if evil, would his eye be evil because it seemed evil to his eye, or, rather, to his sense using the eye for instrument?"
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5-10] pencil arced score and x. Bottom margin] pencil x and annotation: "This is admirable, as many other thoughts of Mr. Emersons are. His gross and astonishing errors & illusions [ ]"
Bottom margin] pencil guideline and annotation continued from 24: "[ ] spring from a self-conceit so intensely intellectual and calm that at first one hesitates to call it by its right name. Another species of Mr Emersons [ ]" Right margin] pencil annotation continued from bottom margin: "[ ] errors, or rather, blindness, proceeds from a defect in the region of the heart."
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22-26] pencil enclosure and x. Bottom margin] pencil annotation: "Wordsworth, 'One impulse from a vernal wood' &c".
Bottom margin] pencil x and annotation: "This is an original application of the thought."
1-10] pencil enclosure. Bottom margin] pencil annotation: "No, no, no. Titian did he deteriorate? Byron? did he. Mr. E. is horribly narrow here. He has his Dardenelles for his every Marmora. But he keeps nobly on, for all that!"