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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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English Prose: A Series of Related Essays for the Discussion and Practice of ...

Frederick William Roe, George Roy Elliott - 1913 - 487 páginas
...Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley; Abolition, of Clarkson. Scipio, 20 Milton called " the height of Rome;" and all history...earnest 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 25 with the air of a charity-boy,...
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Library Association Record, Volume 15

Library Association - 1913
...synonymous with history. Emerson declares that " there is properly no history, only biography," for " all history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons". To assert that there is no history is doubtless going too far, but it will be readily acknowledged...
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English Prose: A Series of Related Essays for the Discussion and Practice of ...

Frederick William Roe, George Roy Elliott - 1913 - 487 páginas
...confounded with virtue and the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; as, the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley; Abolition, of Clarkson. Scipio, 20 Milton called " the height of Rome;" and all history resolves itself very easily into the biography...
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The African Abroad: Or, His Evolution in Western Civilization ..., Volume 2

William Henry Ferris - 1913 - 982 páginas
...Emerson in his essay on "Self Reliance" said, "An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; as the Reformation of Luther; Quakerism of Fox; Methodism of Wesley ; Abolition of Clarkson." And so the Hart Farm School and its continued ideal, the Colored Home Industrial School, is the lengthened...
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College Life

Maurice Garland Fulton - 1914 - 524 páginas
...confounded with virtue and the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; as, the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism,...earnest 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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Our Heritage: (a Romance of the Sierras) in Five Books

Thomas E. Kepner - 1914 - 333 páginas
...brave men and women of thought and genius. "An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, the Reformation of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism,...the biography of a few stout and earnest persons." It is to Individuals, rather than to the united efforts of many, that all the milestones of progress,...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - 1915 - 635 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,...earnest 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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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 páginas
...and the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened 5 shadow of one man; as, the Eeformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley;...of Clarkson. Scipio, Milton called "the height of Borne ;" and all history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest...
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Essays for College English

James Cloyd Bowman - 1918 - 474 páginas
...confounded with virtue and the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man: as, the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism,...earnest 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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Departments of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare ..., Parte 10

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, and Health, Education, and Welfare, and Related Agencies - 1978 - 2846 páginas
...significant statement: "An Institution Is the lengthened shadov of one man . . . and all history resolve* Itself very easily Into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons. " The truth of these words was demonstrated In the life and achievements of William Crawford Gorgas....
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