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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book, XXII (search)
me. With scarcely less superb exclusiveness, Goethe described Napoleon as a compendium of the world (Dieses Compendium der Welt). In allusion to such instances as these, Goethe expressed to Eckermann the conviction that the higher powers had pleased themselves by placing among men certain detached figures, so alluring as to set everybody striving after them, yet so great as to be beyond all reach (Die so anlockend sind, das jeder nach ihnen strebt, und so gross das niemand sie erreicht). Mozart, he said, represents the unattainable in music, and Shakespeare in poetry. He instanced also Raphael and Napoleon; and the loyal Eckermann inwardly added the speaker himself to the list. I refer Goethe said to the natural dowry, the inborn wealth (Das Naturell, das grosse Angeborene der Natur).It will be a theme for never-ending discussion how far this concentration is really due to the exceptional greatness of the subject, and how far to the tendency of genius to draw to itself all the f
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book, Index (search)
lliam, 218. Matthews, Brander, 12. Maturin, C. R., 51. McCosh, James, 111. Menzel, C. A., 90. Metropolis, a literary, 77. Millais, .,. E., 53. Miller, Joaquin, 20. Millet, J. F., 53. Miles, see Houghton. Mohammed, 109, 223. Mohammed and Bonaparte, 109. Moliere, J. B. P. de, 92, 186, 229. Montagu, Elizabeth, 52. Moore, Thomas, 178, 179. Morgan, Lady, 59. Morley, John, 167. Morris, William, 68. Motley, J. L., 2, 6, 7, 36, 59, 60, 221. Motley, Preble, 222. Mozart, W. A., 188. Miller, Max, 171. Murfree, Mary N., 11, 58. N. Newton, Sir, Isaac, 125. Newton, Stuart, 49. New World and New Book, the, 1. Nichol, John, 61. Niebuhr, B. G., 4. Novalis, see Hardenberg. Norton, C. E., 179, 180, 208. O. Ossoli, Margaret Fuller, 9, 27, 90, 96, 155, 176. Ossian, 52. Osten-Sacken, Baron, 173. Oxenstiern, Chancellor, 89. P. Palmer, G. H., 148. Paris, limitations of, 82. Paris, the world's capital, 77. Parker, Theodore, 42, 62,