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" 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. Scipio^ Milton called " the height of Rome " ; and all history resolves... "
Standard Stenography: Being Taylor's Shorthand - Page 48
by Alfred Janes - 1882 - 64 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...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...the biography of a few stout and earnest persons. 18. Let a man then know his worth, and keep things under his feet. Let him not peep or steal, or skulk...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 16

1853
...lengthened shadow of one man, as the Reformation of Luther, Quakerism of Fox, Methodism of Wesley, .... and all history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons. Manifestly, it is of mighty importance that we should remember and study the world's great men, and...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...man. Aijjnstitution is the" lengthened, shadow of one man ; as, Monachism, o'f the Hermit Antony ; the Reformation, of Luther ; Quakerism, of Fox ; Methodism,...earnest persons. Let a man then know his worth, and keep tilings /under his feet. Let him not peep or steal, or skulk up and down with the air of a charity-boy,...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...Quakerism, of Fox ; Methodism, of Wesley ; Abolition, of Clarkson. Scipio, Milton called " the-height of Rome " ; and all history resolVes , itself very...easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest V persons. Let a man then know his worth, and keep things under his feet. Let him not peep or steal,...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - English prose - 1872 - 534 pages
...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;...the biography of a few stout and earnest persons. — Essays. LOVE. THOUGH the celestial rapture falling out of heaven seizes only upon those of tender...
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Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volume 1, Part 2 - Volume 10

Minnesota - 1905
...t_— i THE LIFE AND WORK OF GENERAL SANBORN. BY GEN. HENRY \V. CHILDS. ''All history," says Emerson, "resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons." The history of New England is the biography of the "stout and earnest persons" who, in senate chamber...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...possible 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,...Let a man then know his worth, and keep things under hia feet. Let him not peep or steal, or skulk up and down with the air of a charity-boy, a bastard,...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...possible of man. An institution is the lengthened shadow of oue man ; as Monachism, of the Hermit Antony; the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism,...Let a man then know his worth, and keep things under Ins feet. Let him not peep or steal, or skulk up and down with the air of a charity-boy, a bastard,...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...possible 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,...easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons.1 Let a man then know his worth, and keep things under his feet. Let him not peep or steal,...
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Annual Meeting of the Livingston County Historical Society, Volumes 1-15

Livingston County (N.Y.) - 1877
...of such gross neglect, really civilized I Mr. Emerson in one of his matchless essays tells us that "All history resolves itself very easily into the biography of a few stout and earnest persons," and again, "Every institution is the lengthened shadow of one man." Are not these gems of "glittering...
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