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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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History of Rockford and Winnebago County, Illinois: From the First ...

Charles A. Church - 1900 - 386 pages
...communities. CHAPTER XLIX. PREDOMINANCE OF THE NEW ENGI/AND TYPE IN EAHLY KOCKFORD. EMERSON observes that an institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, the Reformation of Luther ; Methodism, of Wesley ; and that all history resolves itself into the biography of a few stout and...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 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....millions of minds so grow and cleave to his genius that 55 lie is confounded with virtue and the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of...
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Essays. 1901

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1901
...of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, Monachism, of the Hermit Antony ; the Reformation, of Luther ; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism,...Abolition, of Clarkson. Scipio, Milton called "the height oi Rome ;" and all history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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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A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - 1903 - 415 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....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: First and Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 613 pages
...of man.* An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, Monachism, of the Hermit Antony; the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox ; Methodism,...Clarkson. Scipio, Milton called "the height of Rome ; " andfall history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons.1)...
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STATEMENTS BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APROPRIATIONS, UNITED ...

1904
...fully to accomplish his thought; and posterity seem to follow his steps as a procession. A man Ctesar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....Height of Rome,' and all history resolves itself very easilv into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons." WM. HH HART, Principal Hurt Farm School....
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 324 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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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 11

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
...Emerson said: " An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; as Monachism, of the Hermit Antony; the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley; Abolition, of Clarkson." Page 112, note I. The " praedials " seem to have been the slaves born into captivity, as distinguished...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Miscellanies

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1906
...Emerson said: "An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; as Monachism, of the Hermit Antony; the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley; Abolition, of Clarkson." Page 112, note I. The " prsdials " seem to have been the slaves born into captivity, as distinguished...
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