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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,... "
Twelve Essays - Page 51
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...to accomplish his thought ; — and posterity seem to follow his steps as a procession. A man Caesar is born, and for ages after, we have a Roman Empire....is confounded with virtue and the possible of man. fin institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, the Reformation, of Luther ; Quakerism, of...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...to accomplish his thought; — and posterity seem to follow his steps as a procession. A man Ceesar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire. Christ is born, and millions of minds so QTOW and cleave to his genius, that he is confounded with virtue and the possible of man. An institution...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 5

1845
...England will readily concur. We remember what an American writer has finely said on the subject : " An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man...Fox ; Methodism of Wesley ; Abolition of Clarkson." This lecture will teach, not so much what is unlearned, as that which, having been learned, is partially...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...accomplish his design ; — and posterity seem to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Cfesar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, Monachism, of the Hermit Antony ; the Reformation, of Luther ; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...to accomplish his thought; —and posterity seem to follow his steps as a procession. A man Caesar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....that he is confounded with virtue and the possible of roan. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; as, the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism,...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...accomplish his thought; — and posterity seems to follow his steps as a procession. A man Cffisar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....one man ; as the Reformation of Luther; Quakerism of FOXJ Methodism of Wesley ; Abolition of Clarkson. Scipio, Milton called " the height of Rome ; " and...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...accomplish his design ; — and posterity seem to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Caesar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, Monachism, of the Hermit Antony ; the Reformation, of Luther ; Quakerism, of Fox ; Methodism, of Wesley...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...accomplish his design ; — and posterity seem to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man 'Caesar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire. Christ is bom, and millions of minds so grow and cleave to his genius, that he is confounded with virtue and...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 16

1853
...echo of Carlyle) has carried out this thought in his essay on " Self-Reliance," and has said, that " an institution is the lengthened shadow of one man,...of Luther, Quakerism of Fox, Methodism of Wesley, .... and all history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons....
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...accomplish his design ; — and posterity seem te follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Caesar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....is confounded with virtue and the possible of man. Aijjnstitution is the" lengthened, shadow of one man ; as, Monachism, o'f the Hermit Antony ; the Reformation,...
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