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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 Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - 1971 - 424 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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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 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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The Hero in Transition

Ray Broadus Browne, Marshall William Fishwick - 1983 - 324 páginas
...the masses. Leaders of the American West: Who Are Their Heroes? John J. Gardiner & Kathryn E. Jones All history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons. Ralph Waldo Emerson Steadily the frontier of settlement advanced and carried with it individualism,...
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T. S. Eliot: The Modernist in History

Lyndall Gordon, Associate Professor of English Ross Posnock - 1991 - 210 páginas
...disagreeing with the Emerson who wrote that "an institution is the lengthened shadow of a man" and that "all history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons."38 A few months after Eliot published "Sweeney Erect" he gave a lecture on modern poetry in...
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Bio/pics: How Hollywood Constructed Public History

George Frederick Custen, Professor George Custen - 1992 - 304 páginas
...animated by hope, obstructed by dangers, entangled by desire, and seduced by pleasure." —SAMUEL JOHNSON "All history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons." —RALPH WALDO EMERSON Richard Nixon, that most self-conscious of presidents, once remarked that he...
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Mythic Archetypes in Ralph Waldo Emerson: A Blakean Reading

Richard R. O'Keefe - 1995 - 228 páginas
...Bloom, "The Central Man: Emerson, Whitman, Wallace Stevens," The Ringers in the Tower, 223-24. 12. "All history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons" ("Self-Reliance," Complete Works 2:61). 13. The position 1 take on the "noble doubt" passage in Nature...
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A Guide to the Selected Poems of T.S. Eliot

B. C. Southam - 1996 - 267 páginas
...paragraph of Emerson's essay 'Self-Reliance': 'an institution is the lengthened shadow of one man' and 'all history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons'. //. 33-8: the Emerson echoes continue: the great soul, he writes, must not bother about consistency:...
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The Professions of Authorship: Essays in Honor of Matthew J. Bruccoli

Matthew Joseph Bruccoli - 1996 - 251 páginas
...of creating a hypertext version of Gatsby. If it is true, as Emerson writes in "Self-Reliance," that "all history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons," then we are witnessing the Bruccoli era. Note For a survey of Bruccoli's life and writings, see the...
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The Good Life

Charles B. Guignon - 1999 - 325 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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T.S. Eliot: An Imperfect Life

Lyndall Gordon - 1999 - 721 páginas
...William Greenleaf Eliot fulfilled Emerson's ideal of an individual with the power to remake his world. 'All history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons,' Emerson said. 'The man must be so much that he must make all circumstances indifferent. Every true...
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