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" I take it, universal history, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the history of the great men who have worked here. "
Pestalozzi: An Account of His Life and Work - Side 120
af Henry Holman - 1908 - 322 sider
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Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of ..., Bind 28

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - 1896 - 898 sider
...Hero-worship, T. Carlyle remarked, "Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in the world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here." This he condensed into the axiom, "The History of the world . . . was the Biography of Great Men."...
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The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society, Bind 12

1896 - 450 sider
...this great undertaking, and a brief sketch of his career may be interesting. Thomas Carlyle says : " The history of what man has accomplished in this world is at the bottom the history of the great men who have worked here ; whatsoever the general mass of men contrived...
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Aristocracy and Evolution: A Study of the Rights, the Origin, and the Social ...

William Hurrell Mallock - 1898 - 428 sider
...theory is summed up by him in the following quotation from Carlyle : " A s I take it, universal history, the history of what man has accomplished in this world,...the history of the great men who have worked here" " This" observes Mr. Spencer, " not perhaps distinctly formulated, but everywhere implied, is the belief...
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Proceedings of the ... Convocation, Bind 38

University of the State of New York - 1900 - 804 sider
...in mind, for there woman is nobly preeminent. We must indeed qualify Carlyle's declaration, that " the history of what man has accomplished in this world...the history of the great men who have worked here"; but we know that the individual force of certain unique personalities has been the most potent factor...
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The Structure of the English Sentence

Lillian Gertrude Kimball - 1900 - 268 sider
...potentate's imperial palace that I chose my country residence. — Longfellow. 7. Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world,...the History of the Great Men who have worked here. — Carlyle. 8. The question of common-sense is always, what is it good for? — a question which would...
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History of English Literature

Reuben Post Halleck - 1900 - 508 sider
...of the French Revolutionists. Carlyle's "Real Kings." — Carlyle believed that "universal history, the history of what man has accomplished in this world,...the history of the great men who have worked here." In accordance with this belief, he studied, not the slow growth of the people, but the lives of the...
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The Structure of the English Sentence

Lillian Kimball Stewart - 1900 - 268 sider
...Longfellow. ' 7. Universal History, the history of what man hate, accj&taplished in this world, i$ at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked 'here. — Carlyle. 8. The question of common-sense is always, what te il good for ? — a question which...
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Carlyle's Essay on Burns: Edited for School Use

Thomas Carlyle, William Tenney Brewster - 1901 - 150 sider
...book the author's view of the facts of human progress. " As I take it," he says, " Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world,...bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked there." And, further on in the introduction, he states what is really the moral purpose of the book:...
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A History of English Literature (600-1900)

Eduard Engel - 1902 - 516 sider
...but of the great public, Carlyle had the courage to declare this noble truth : " Universal history, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the history of great men who have worked here." This sentence contains the creed of the highest individualism. Even...
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Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1903 - 218 sider
...time give direction to historic development. There is truth in Carlyle's idea that universal history " is at bottom the history of the great men who have worked there." There are three general types of biography, corresponding to the three kinds of history. The...
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