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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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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 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....that he is confounded with virtue and the possible 1 of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man ; as, Monachism,2 of the Hermit Antony...
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Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1908 - 303 pages
...posterity seem to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Csesar is born, and for ages after we f ^ have a Roman Empire. Christ is born, ( (and millions...minds so grow and ) cleave to his genius, that he is con\ founded with virtue and the possible of man. An institution is the length• ened shadow of one...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...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....born, and millions of minds so grow and cleave to his genius1 that he is confounded with virtue and the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 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....born, and millions of minds so grow and cleave to his genius1 that he is confounded with virtue and the possible of man. An institution is the lengthened...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...accomplish his design ; — and posterity 20 seem to follow his steps as a train of clients. A man Caesar0 is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; 25 as Monachism, of the Hermit Antony0 ; the Reformation, of Luther0 ; Quakerism, of Fox0 ; Methodism,...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...accompb'sh 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....is born, and millions of minds so grow and cleave s to his genius, that he is confounded with virtue and the possible2 of man. An institution is the...
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The African Abroad: Or, His Evolution in Western Civilization ..., Volume 2

William Henry Ferris - 1913 - 982 pages
...agitation, nothing had been done. A man is an institution. Emerson in his essay on "Self Reliance" said, "An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man;...Fox; Methodism of Wesley ; Abolition of Clarkson." And so the Hart Farm School and its continued ideal, the Colored Home Industrial School, is the lengthened...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - 1915 - 635 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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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 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...possible of man. An institution is the lengthened 5 shadow of one man; as, the Eeformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley; Abolition,...
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Authority, Liberty and Function in the Light of the War: A Critique of ...

Ramiro de Maeztu - 1916 - 288 pages
...Emerson writes in another place : " An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man." " A man Caesar is born, and for ages after we have a Roman Empire....is confounded with virtue and the possible of man." Emerson, clearly enough, is speaking of the " Jesus of History " and not of the " Christ of Faith "...
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