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|"The genius of humanity is the real subject whose biography is written in our |
annals. ... egalitarian- ism: "Social Life is the aggregate of all the individual men's
Lives who constitute society; History is the essence of innumerable Biographies.
|idea of the importance of the heroic in historical study.8 His "history is the |
essence of innumerable biographies", is a bit of a cliche", the equivalent of a
catch phrase "play-it-again, Sam" among historians. However, those who invoke
this phrase ...
|THE ESSAY ''ON HISTORY'' (1830), THOMAS CARLYLE FAMOUSLY CLAIMS |
that ''History is the essence of innumerable Biographies.''1 Add to that
authoritative assertion a second, equally authoritative statement from On Heroes,
|Thomas Carlyle, writing in the early nineteenth century, signalled the |
reintegration of history and biography when he famously defined history as 'the
essence of innumerable biographies'. To an extent, British history had come full
circle back to ...
|Out of the depths of his mature wisdom Carlyle wrote: “History is the essence of |
innumerable biographies.” Farther than this what propriety can there be in
advancing reasons for the compilation of such a work as the one at hand? Essex
|Literary History of Canada: Canadian Literature in English 4 (1990). MARILYN |
RUSSELL ROSE Biography As if adopting Carlyle's dictum that 'history is the
essence of innumerable biographies' – biographies chiefly of 'heroes' –
|OUT of the depths of his mature wisdom Carlyle wrote: “ History is the essence of |
innumerable biographies. ... Morris county has sustained within its confines men
who have been prominent in the history of the state and nation from the early ...
|OUT of the depths of his mature wisdom Carlyle wrote: " History is the essence of |
innumerable biographies." Farther than this, what propriety can there be in
advancing reasons for the compilation of such a work as the one at hand? Morris
|istorian Thomas Carlyle wrote that "History is the essence of innumerable |
biographies." What is true for history is often true for genealogy, which is a subset
of historical inquiry. Certainly, this is the case with Carlyle's frequently quoted ...
|Secular collections include biographical dictionaries organized by nationality, |
gender, race, profession, or historical ... lending support to Thomas Carlyle's
claim that “History is the essence of innumerable biographies” 2000 years before
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