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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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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
...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." The study of history as a consequence becomes for the broader minded a scrutiny of individual...
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The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
...accomplish his design ; — and posterity seem to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Caesar1 is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....genius, that he is confounded with virtue and the possible2 of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, Monachism, of the Hermit...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1894 - 322 pages
...to accomplish his thought; — and posterity seem to follow his steps .is a procession. A man Csesar is born, and for ages after, we have a Roman Empire....virtue and the possible of man. An institution is the length3iie I shadow of one man; as, the Reformation, of Luther ; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley...
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Anniversary Addresses

Samuel Colcord Bartlett - 1894 - 517 pages
...And in 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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Literary Interpretations, Or, A Guide to the Teaching and Reading of ...

1896 - 204 pages
...to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Csesar is born, and for ages after we have a Eomau Empire. Christ is born, and millions of minds so grow...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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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ...

1896
...accomplish his design ; — and posterity seem to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Caesar1 is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....that he is confounded with virtue and the possible 2 of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, Monachism, of the Hermit Antony;3...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1898 - 120 pages
...seem to follow his steps as a procession. A man Caesar is born, and for ages after, we have a Eoman Empire. Christ is born, and millions of minds so grow...institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, the Eeformation, of Luther ; Quakerism, of Fox ; Methodism, of Wesley; Abolition, of Clarkson. Scipio,...
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Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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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Popular Science Monthly, Volume 84

1914
...to accomplish his thought — and posterity seems to follow his steps as a procession. A man Cffsar is born and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....and cleave to his genius, that he is confounded with the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of on« man, as the Reformation of Luther...
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