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" Caesar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire. Christ is born, and millions of minds so grow and cleave to his genius that he is confounded with virtue and the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; as Monachism,... "
Essays: First Series - Página 53
por Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 páginas
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The Educational Journal of Virginia, Volumes 15-16

Charles Henry Winston, Thomas Randolph Price, D. Lee Powell, John Meredith Strother, H. H. Harris, John P. McGuire, Rodes Massie, William Fayette Fox, Harry Fishburne Estill (F.), Richard Ratcliffe Farr, John Lee Buchanan, George R. Pace - 1884
...sympathies which these evoke. To the juvenile reader all history is biography." "All history," says Emerson, "resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons." 16. " Of all departments of early teaching," says Bain, " none is so unmanageable as history. Its protean...
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Lobb's theological quarterly (with which is incorporated ..., Volume 1

1884
...modern times if it be true, as one said, that " An institution is the lengthened shadow of some man, as the Reformation of Luther, Quakerism of Fox, Methodism of Wesley, Abolition of Wilberforce," it is also true that the germ of the institution was the burning faith of the man. Wilberforce...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 páginas
...and cleave to his genius, that he is confounded with virtue and the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as Monachism,...persons. Let a man, then, know his worth, and keep things under his feet. Let him not peep, or steal, or skulk up and down with the air of a charity-boy,...
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Character-shaping and Character-showing

Henry Clay Trumbull - 1889 - 200 páginas
...steps as a train of clients. A man CfEsar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire. . . . And all history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons." Froude, speaking of the aroused and consecrated man of character, who is fairly devoted to the right,...
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The Status of Women in India; Or, A Hand-book for Hindu Social Reformers

Dayaram Gidumal - 1889 - 337 páginas
...fatal shadows that walk by us still." § 0 m 1 1 g : PRINTED AT THE " FORT PRINTING- PRESS.'1 BY [ " All history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons."] DEDICATED TO ALL EARNEST WORKERS IN THE CAUSE HINDU SOCIAL REFORM, OF MY object in writing a few prefatory...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 27

1890
...offers an almost perfect model of what such a book should be. It illustrates Emerson's saying that ' All history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons,' by condensing the political history of England for a generation into the Twelve Etiylith Statesmen...
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The Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary on the Old Testament: Chronicles

1892
...a train of clients. A man Caesar is born, and for ages after we hare a Roman empire. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man : as monachism of the hermit Antony ; the Reformation, of I .tither ; Quakerism, of Foi ; Methodism, of Wesley ; Abolition, of Clarkson. Scipio, Milton called...
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Course of Study in the Public Schools of San Francisco, California

San Francisco (Calif.). Board of Education - 1892
...in history must regard equally the memory, the understanding and the feelings." — Niemeyer. II. " All history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons. — Ralph Waldo Emerson. III. " To the youthful spirit, the great attraction of history lies in the...
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Methodist Review, Volume 74

1892
...that ' ' an institution is the lengthened shadow of one man, as monachism, of the hermit Anthony ; the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley ; abolition, of Clarkson." The study of history as a consequence becomes for the broader minded a scrutiny of individual living,...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 8;Volume 52;Volume 74

1892
...human life Milton called Scipio "the height of Rome." Emerson has also declared that "an institution is the lengthened shadow of one man, as monachism, of the hermit Anthony; the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley ; abolition, of Clarksou."...
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