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" We cannot look, however imperfectly, upon a great man, without gaining something by him. He is the living light-fountain, which it is good and pleasant to be near. "
Pestalozzi: An Account of His Life and Work - Side 114
af Henry Holman - 1908 - 322 sider
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WORKS.

Thomas Carlyle - 1840 - 520 sider
...this place ! One comfort is, that Great Men, taken up in any way, are profitable company. We catuiot look, however imperfectly, upon a great man, without gaining something by him. He is «ie living light-fountain, which it is good and pleasant to be atar. The light which enlightens, which...
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The Presbyterian review and religious journal, Bind 16

1843 - 1068 sider
...standing accomplished in the world, are properly the outer material result, the practical realization and embodiment of thoughts that dwelt in the great...by him. He is the living light-fountain, which it iï good and pleasant to be near. The light which enlightens, which has enlightened the world, and...
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Littell's Living Age, Bind 300

1919 - 1188 sider
...in a memorable passage, 'one comfort is that great men, taken up in any way, arc profitable company. We cannot look, however imperfectly, upon a great...light-fountain, which it is good and pleasant to be near.' The worship of heroes has been common to all the great, emancipating periods of history, for the simple...
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On Heroes, Hero-worship, & the Heroic in History: Six Lectures ; Reported ...

Thomas Carlyle - 1846 - 490 sider
...justice to in this place ! One comfort is, that Great Men, taken up in any way, are profitable company. We cannot look, however imperfectly, upon a great...without gaining something by him. He is the living light fountain, which it is good and pleasant to be near. .The light which enlightens, which has enlightened...
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Pictorial Life of Andrew Jackson

John Frost - 1847 - 590 sider
...be considered, were the history of these. " Great men, taken up in any way, are profitable company. We cannot look, however imperfectly, upon a great...enlightened the darkness of the world : and this not a kindled lamp only, but rather as a natural luminary shining by the gift of Heaven ; a flowing light-fountain,...
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Architectural maxims and theorems ... and Lecture on the education and ...

Thomas Leverton Donaldson - 1847 - 150 sider
...the history of these. " One comfort is, that great men, taken up in any way, are profitable company. We cannot look however imperfectly upon a great man without gaining something from him. He is the living light fountain, which it is good and pleasant to be near. The light, which...
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Norton's Literary Gazette and Publishers' Circular, Bind 2

1855 - 336 sider
...Sketchings," the author paints the virtues of his favorite heroes, ns if he thought, with Carlyle, that " we cannot, look, however imperfectly, upon a great...light-fountain, which it is good and pleasant to be near." Carlyle's heroes were, however, the honored dead, while we are called to bestow transcendent admiration...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862 - 774 sider
...passes on like Samson, and "tells neither father nor mothor of it." LamteT. GH I'! Л Т NESS -Human. We cannot look, however imperfectly, upon a great...light-fountain, which it is good and pleasant to be near ; tho light which enlightens, which has enlightened, the darkness of the world ; and this, not as a...
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From the world to the pulpit [by H.G. Parrish].

Henry Griffin Parrish - 1863 - 338 sider
...reputation. We may use the words of Carlyle, in bidding farewell to the subject of this sketch : " We cannot look, however imperfectly, upon a great...without gaining something by him. He is the living light fountain, which it is good and pleasant to be near ; the light which enlightens, which has enlightened...
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The Female Prose Writers of America: With Portraits, Biographical Notices ...

John Seely Hart - 1866 - 554 sider
...York. HANDEL. CARLYLE truly observes, that "great men, taken up in any way, are profitable company. We cannot look, however imperfectly, upon a great man, without gaining something from him. He is the (4=41) living light-fountain which it is so good and pleasant to be near." Carlyle...
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