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" 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. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 330
edited by - 1896
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Sermons

Phillips Brooks - Sermons, American - 1838 - 371 pages
...purpose, and, if possible, to be like him in some similarity of nature ? " As I take it," says Carlyle, " Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the history of the great men who have \T >rked here." So all absorbing seems in his philosophy...
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Works, Volume 7

Thomas Carlyle - 1840
...present. A large topic ; indeed, an illimitable one ; wide as Universal History itself. For, as 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. They were the leaders of men, these great...
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Calcutta Review, Volume 36

India - 1861
...Every original man is worthy of * For instance in the Lectures, page 1, and passim ' For, as 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 there.' 'notice — nay, in the long run, who and...
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Pictorial Life of Andrew Jackson

John Frost - 1847 - 560 pages
...assent to the doctrine which is thus eloquently laid down by one who has made heroes his study : " Universal history, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom, the History GREAT MEN. 15 of the Great Men who have worked here. They were the leaders of men,...
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Architectural maxims and theorems ... and Lecture on the education and ...

Thomas Leverton Donaldson - 1847
...did. " A large topic, indeed an illimitable one, wide F2 as Universal history ; for, as I take it, Universal history, — the history of what man has accomplished in this world, — is at bottom the history of great men who have worked here. They were the leaders of men these great ones...
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Hood's Magazine, Volume 10

English fiction - 1848
...says : — " I take it 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. All that we see accomplished in the world, is the realization of thoughts that dwell in great men. The...
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The Life and Thoughts of John Foster

John Foster - English essays - 1849 - 314 pages
...have extended to our times, and are felt in this remote part of the globe. A quaint writer has said, " Universal history, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom but the history of what great men have done in it." Republics, no less than monarchies, have...
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On Heroes, Hero-worship, and the Heroic in History: Six Lectures

Thomas Carlyle - Hero worship - 1849 - 218 pages
...present. A large topic ; indeed, an illimitable one ; wide as Universal History itself. For, as 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. They were the leaders of men, these great...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 9

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1849
...— another "Force of Nature" — comes forth to destroy the old and to found a new dispensation. " 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. These were the leaders of men, these great...
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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer, Volume 6

Great Britain - 1855
...regarded as the world's gallery of great men, for, as Thomas Carlyle remarks, " Universal history is at bottom the history of the great men who have worked here." All nations, whether ancient or modern, have had their great men ; and whatever period of time is studied,...
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