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They are first spun and woven , I may say , by that wonder of wonders , Society ;
for it is still only when “ two or three are gathered together " that Religion ,
spiritually existent , and indeed indestructible however latent , in each , first
Call ye that a Society , " cries he again , “ where there is no longer any Social
Idea extant ; not so much as the Idea of a common Home , but only of a common ,
over - crowded Lodging - house ? Where each , isolated , regardless of his ...
Teufelsdröckh contends that the aspect of a “ deceased or expiring Society , "
fronts us everywhere , so that whoso runs may read . “ What , for example , ” says
he , “ is the universally - arrogated Virtue , almost the sole remaining Catholic ...
Society , " says he , “ is not dead : that Carcass , which you called dead Society ,
is but her mortal coil which she has shuffled off , to assume a nobler ; she herself ,
through perpetual metamorphoses , in fairer and fairer development , has to live ...
extend through the entire structure of Society , and work unwearicdly in the secret
depths of English national Existence ; striving to separate and isolate it into two
contradictory , uncommunicating masses . “ In numbers , and even individual ...
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Even now that I've read it I'm not entirely sure what prompted me to pick this up at the library book sale this spring. Probably it was the back-cover text noting that the book was inspired in part by ... Read full review
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Sartor Resartvs written and fascimile signed by Thomas Carlyle. The inside pages as shown in the photo have Thomas Carlyle's autograph under a photo and the date that it was signed (1865). The oposite ... Read full review