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" The true test of a great man — that, at least, which must secure his place among the highest order of great men — is his having been. in advance of his age. "
The Literary world, conducted by J. Timbs - Seite 43
herausgegeben von - 1839
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The literary life and correspondence of the Countess of Blessington, Band 2

Richard Robert Madden - 1855
...pursuits. Lord Brougham, in one of his Historical Sketches, says, "The true test of a great man—that, at least, which must secure his place among the highest order of great men—is his having been in advance of his age." By this standard if his lordship be judged, no doubt...
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The Elements of Punctuation: With Rules on the Use of Capital Letters ...

John Wilson - 1856 - 152 Seiten
...what think you." OBAL EXERCISE.* Show how these sentences exemplify (he Rule and the Remarks : — The true test of a great man — that, at least, which...men — is his having been in advance of his age. In youth — that is to say, somewhere between the period of childhood and manhood — there is commonly...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - 1856
...understand who have known them — when passion is dumb, and purest love maintains her whole dominion. The true test of a great man — that, at least, which...men — is his having been. in advance of his age. In youth — that is to say, somewhere between the period of childhood and manhood — there is commonly...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Band 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1856
...downfall from a height of which they felt that there was no one but himself able to dispossess him. The true test of a great man — that at least which must secure his place among the highest order of groat men — is his having been in advance of his age. This it is which decides whether or not he...
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Physiology of education: mental, moral, and social facts

William Moore Wooler - 1860
...are but truths of periods." Do yon ask — What is the true test of a great ma.n ? — our response is, his having been in advance of his age. This it...forward the grand plan of human improvement ; has confirmed his views, and adapted his conduct to existing circumstances of society, or changed so as...
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Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - 1871 - 334 Seiten
...understand who have known them — when passion is dumb, and purest love maintains her whole dominion. The true test of a great man — that, at least, which...men — is his having been in advance of his age. In youth — that is to say, somewhere between the period of childhood and manhood — there is commonly...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - 1871 - 334 Seiten
...understand who have known them — when passion is dumb, and purest love maintains her whole dominion. The true test of a great man — that, at least, which...of great men — is his having been in advance of bis ape. In youth — that is to say, somewhere between the period of childhood and manhood — there...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on ...

John Wilson - 1871 - 334 Seiten
...when passion is dumb, and purest love maintains her whole dominion. The true test of a grout nnni — that, at least, which must secure his place among...men — is his having been in advance of his age. In youth — that is to say, somewhere between the period of childhood and manhood — there is commonly...
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Essentials of English for Schools, Colleges, and Private Study

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1884 - 314 Seiten
...of the fine arts.' 'I recommend Ihe reading of good books as a source of improvement ana delight.' 'The true test of a great man — that at least, which...men — is his having been in advance of his age.' The commas are omitted here because the appositives are restrictive. The dash is preferred, to give...
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John B. Finch: His Life and Work

Frances E. Finch, Frank James Sibley - 1888 - 569 Seiten
...by this standard, the deceased must take rank among the good and great. There is yet another test. The true test of a great man — that, at least, which...great men — is his having been in advance of his age ; and when tried by this standard the deceased was truly great. He was foremost in the cause he represented...
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