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" For there is no heroic poem in the world but is at bottom a biography, the life of a man : also, it may be said, there is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but is a heroic poem of its sort, rhymed or unrhymed. "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 6
1904
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Carlyle - German literature - 1839 - 398 pages
...no heroic poem in the world but is at bottom a biography, the life of a man: also, it may be said, there is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but...is a heroic poem of its sort, rhymed or unrhymed. It is a plan one would prefer, did it otherwise suit; which it does not, in these days. Seven volumes...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Carlyle - 1848
...no heroic poem in the world but is at bottom a biography, the life of a man : also, it may be said, there is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but...is a heroic poem of its sort, rhymed or unrhymed. It is a plan one would prefer, did it otherwise suit ; which it does not, in these days. Seven volumes...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Carlyle - English essays - 1860
...the world but is at bottom a biogmphy, the life of a man: also, it may be said, there is no !i• • of a man, faithfully recorded, but is a heroic poem of its •"". rhymed or uurhymed. It is a plan one would prefer, &1 it otherwise suit; which it does not,...
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Pioneer Collections, Volume 3

Michigan - 1881
...OF GALESBURG. "Every heroic poem is at bottom a biography — the life of a man; and it may be said, there is no life of a man faithfully recorded, but is a heroic poem of its sort, rhymed or not rhymed."— Thomas Carlyle. If the life of George L. Gale — the founder of Galesburg — was...
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Annual Report, Issues 14-33

Clarke School for the Deaf - Children, Deaf - 1881
...Fall River. Salt Lake City, Utah. 'APPENDIX A, ALICE ELIZABETH WORCESTER. BORN 1856 ; DIED 1889. " There is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but is a heroic poem of it« sort, rhymed or unrhymed." It can never be without pain that one learns to speak of the life and...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...Darkness, the Light resting on the Darkness, and balancing it. t. CABX.YLE — Essays. Characteristics. e le-xves when laid In their noonday dreams. From...my wings are shaken the dews that waken The sweet b '. i ' >. : .1. -iii . — Essays. Memoirs of the Life'of Scott. How many lives we live in one, And...
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Essays

Thomas Carlyle - 1883 - 64 pages
...no heroic poem in the world but is at bottom a biography, the life of a man : also, it may be said, there is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but...is a heroic poem of its sort, rhymed or unrhymed. It is a plan one would prefer, did it otherwise suit ; which it does not, in these days. Seven volumes...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...other feeling than regret, and hope, and brotherly commiseration. Voltaire. Foreign Revieir, 1820. There is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but...is a heroic poem of its sort, rhymed or unrhymed. Sir Waiter Scott. London anil tt'eslminttcr Review, 1838. Silence is deep as Eternity ; speech is shallow...
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Carlyles' Works: Critical and miscellaneous essays

Thomas Carlyle - English literature - 1884
...no heroic poem in the world but is at bottom a biography, the life of a man : also, it may be said, there is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but...is a heroic poem of its sort, rhymed or unrhymed. It is a plan one would prefer, did it otherwise suit ; which it does not, in these days. Seven volumes...
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Popular Educator, Volume 11

Education - 1893
...Cicero. 3. Every man's life is a fairy-tale written by God's fingers. — Hone Christian Andersen. 4. There is no life of a man faithfully recorded, but is a heroic of its sort, rhymed or unrhymed. 5 God is the author, men are only the players. These grand pieces...
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