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" Often I have found a Portrait superior in real instruction to half-a-dozen written ' Biographies,' as Biographies are written ; or rather, let me say, I have found that the Portrait was as a small lighted candle by which the Biographies could for... "
Biographical history of Massachusetts: biographies and autobiographies of ... - Page 1831
by Samuel Atkins Eliot - 1906
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Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Volume 1

Scotland - 1852
...superior in real instruction to half-a-dozen written ' Biographies,' as Biographies are written ; or rather, let me say, I have found that the Portrait was as a small lighted cundle by which the Biographies could for the first time be read, and some human interpretation be...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

English essays - 1860
...superior in real instruction to half-a-dozen written ' Biographies,' as Biographies are written; or rather, let me say, I have found that the Portrait...and some human interpretation be made of them ; the Biographied Personage no longer an empty impossible Phantasm, or distracting Aggregate of inconsistent...
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Critical and miscellaneous essays

English essays - 1860
...superior in real instruction to half-a-dozen written ' Biographies,' as Biographies arc written; or rather, let me say, I have found that the Portrait was as n small lighted candle by which the Biographies could for the first time be read, and some human interpretation...
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Annals of Iowa

Samuel Storrs Howe, Theodore Stutton Parvin, Frederick Lloyd, Sanford W. Huff, Charles Aldrich, Edgar Rubey Harlan - Iowa - 1915
...superior in real instruction to half-a-dozen written "Biographies," as Biographies are written; or rather, let me say, I have found that the Portrait...and some human interpretation be made of them; the Biographled Personage no longer an empty impossible Phantasm, or distracting Aggregate of inconsistent...
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Collected Works, Volume 11

Thomas Carlyle - 1869
...superior in real instruction to half-a-dozen written ' Biographies,' as Biographies are written ; or rather, let me say, I have found that the Portrait...and some human interpretation be made of them ; the Biographied Personage no longer an empty impossible Phantasm, or distracting Aggregate of inconsistent...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 32

Religion - 1875
...portrait superior in real instruction to half a dozen written biographies, as biographies are written ; or rather, let me say I have found that the portrait...read, and some human interpretation be made of them." Carlyle, Collected Works, Vol. xi. pp. 241, 242. known, not to the theological doctrines, but to...
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Boston Monday lectures, Volume 1

Joseph Cook - 1879
...portrait superior in real instruction to half a dozen written biographies, as biographies are written ; or rather, let me say I have found that the portrait...read, and some human interpretation be made of them." Oarlyle, Collected Works, Vol. xi. pp. 241, 242. nlism in Germany has been the absence, not from...
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Carlyles' Works: Critical and miscellaneous essays

Thomas Carlyle - English literature - 1884
...superior in real instruction to half a dozen written " Biographies," as Biographies are written ; or rather, let me say, I have found that the Portrait...and some human interpretation be made of them ; the Biographied Personage no longer an empty impossible Phantasm, or distracting Aggregate of inconsistent...
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Occident: With Preludes on Current Events

Joseph Cook - Christianity - 1884 - 382 pages
...portrait superior in real instruction to half a dozen written biographies, ns biographies are written; or rather, let me say, I have found that the portrait...by which the biographies could for the first time he read, and some human interpretation be made of them." Carlyle, Collicted Works, vol. xi. pp....
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Fresh Fields

John Burroughs - Birds - 1884 - 298 pages
...Portrait superior in real instruction to half a dozen written ' Biographies,' as Biographies are written ; or, rather, let me say, I have found that the Portrait was a small lighted candle by which the Biographies could for the first time be read, and some human interpretation...
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