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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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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1867
...action of one man, and may be shown to have mutual influence on each other. As Kmerson says : — " An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as the Reformation of Luther ; Quakerism of Fox j Methodism, cf Wesley ¡ abolition of Clarkson. For a thoroughly able and elaborate historical illustration...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...accomplish his design ; — and posterity seems 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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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...accomplish his design; — and posterity seems to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Ceesar 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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The Methodist Review, Volume 27; Volume 35; Volume 57

1875
...instances in which " men acted with their entire force upon nature." " Christ is born and millions of men so grow and cleave to his genius that he is confounded with virtue and the possible of man." The air of complaint which overhangs these sentences changes to rigor in this : — This one fact the...
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The Christian Ambassador, Volume 13

1875
...instances in which ' men acted with their entire force upon nature.' ' Christ is born and millions of men so grow and cleave to his genius that he is confounded with virtue and the possible of man.' The air of complaint which overhangs these sentences change to rigor in this : — This one fact the...
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Methodist Review, Volume 57

1875
...in which " men acted with their entire force upon nature." " Christ is born and millions of men BO grow and cleave to his genius that he is confounded with virtue and the possible of man." The air of complaint which overhangs these sentences changes to rigor in this : — This one fact the...
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Essays: First series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
...fully to accomplish his design ; — and posterity seems to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Casar is born, and for ages after we have a...institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as Monaehism, of the Hermit Antony ; the Reformation, of Luther ; Quakerism, of Fox ; Methodism, of Wesley...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...accomplish his design; — and posterity seem to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Cjesar 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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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...accomplish his design ; — and posterity seems 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 Monaehism, of the Hermit Antony ; the Reformation, of Luther ; Quakerism, of Fox ; Methodism, of Wesley...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...accomplish his design; — and posterity seems to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Caesar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....cleave to his genius, that he is confounded with virtue uud the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of oue man ; as Monachism, of the...
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