Self Reliance and Other Essays

in nature what does emerson say in the greatest delight that nature ministers?

Is about the self reliance

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Here is the passage to which this question refers:

"The greatest delight which the fields and woods minister, is the suggestion of an occult relation between man and the vegetable. I am not alone and unacknowledged. They nod to me, and I to them. The waving of the boughs in the storm, is new to me and old. It takes me by surprise, and yet is not unknown. Its effect is like that of a higher thought or a better emotion coming over me, when I deemed I was thinking justly or doing right."

Emerson's primary point seems to be that nature's greatest gift is its embrace of humanity--its ability to quell humanity's loneliness.