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" Thus, were it not miraculous, could I stretch forth my hand and clutch the Sun? Yet thou seest me daily stretch forth my hand and therewith clutch many a thing, and swing it hither and thither. Art thou a grown baby, then, to fancy that the Miracle lies... "
Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh. In Three Books ... - Page 265
by Thomas Carlyle - 1840 - 305 pages
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 10

1834
...consider, then, with thyself how their thin disguises hide from us the brightest God-effulgences ! Thus, were it not miraculous, could I stretch forth...it hither and thither. Art thou a grown Baby, then, to/ancy that the Miracle lies in miles of distance, or in pounds avoirdupois of weight ; and not to...
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Sartor Resartus: In Three Books

Thomas Carlyle - Clothing and dress - 1837 - 300 pages
...consider, then, with thyself, how their thin disguises hide from us the brightest God-effulgences ! Thus, were it not miraculous, could I stretch forth...weight ; and not to see that the true, inexplicable, Godrevealing miracle lies in this, that I can stretch forth my hand at all ; that I have free force...
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On Heroes, Hero-worship, & the Heroic in History: Six Lectures ; Reported ...

Thomas Carlyle - English essays - 1846 - 218 pages
...consider, then, with ' thyself how their thin disguises hide from us the brightest God' effulgences ! Thus, were it not miraculous, could I stretch ' forth...weight ; and not to see that the true inexplicable ' God-revealing Miracle lies in this, that I can stretch forth my ' hand at all ; that I have free...
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Past and Present: Chartism, and Sartor Resartus

Thomas Carlyle - Chartism - 1848 - 386 pages
...consider, then, with ' thyself how their thin disguises hide from us the brightest God' effulgences! Thus, were it not miraculous, could I stretch ' forth my hand, and clutch the Sun ? Yet thou sees* me daily ' stretch forth my hand, and therewith clutch many a thing, and ' swing it hither and...
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Past and Present: Chartism and Sartor Resartus

Thomas Carlyle - Great Britain - 1850 - 619 pages
...from us the brightest God' effulgences ! Thus, were it not miraculous, could I stretch ' forth ray hand, and clutch the Sun .' Yet thou seest me daily...weight ; and not to see that the true inexplicable ' God-revealing Miracle lies in this, that I can stretch forth my ' hand at all ; that I have free...
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Sartor Resartus (1831): Lectures on Heroes (1840)

Thomas Carlyle - Heroes - 1858 - 391 pages
...miraculous, could I stretch-forth my ' hand and clutch the Sun ? Yet thou seest me daily stretch-forth ' my hand and therewith clutch many a thing, and swing...thither. Art thou a grown baby, then, to fancy that the Mi' racle lies in miles of distance, or in pounds avoirdupois of weight; ' and not to see that the...
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The Spiritual Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Spiritualism - 1860
...and consider, then, with thyself how their thin disguises hide from us the brightest God-effulgences! Thus, were it not miraculous, could I stretch forth...weight; and not to see that the true inexplicable God-revealing Miracle lies in this, that I can stretch forth my hand at all ; that I have free force...
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Past and Present: Chartism, and Sartor Resartus

Thomas Carlyle - Chartism - 1862 - 619 pages
...consider, then, with ' thyself how their thin disguises hide from us the brightest God' effulgences ! Thus, were it not miraculous, could I stretch ' forth...weight ; and not to see that the true inexplicable • ' God-revealing Miracle lies in this, that I can stretch forth my ' hand at all ; that I have free...
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Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh : in Three Books

Thomas Carlyle - 1866 - 130 pages
...consider, then, with thyself how their thin disguises hide from us the brightest God-effulgences ! Thus, were it not miraculous, could I stretch forth...weight; and not to see that the true inexplicable God-revealing Miracle lies in this, that I can stretch forth my hand at all; that I have free Force...
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Sartor resartus.-v.2-4 French revolution. -v.5. Life of Friedrich Schiller ...

Thomas Carlyle - 1870
...consider, then, with thyself ' how their thin disguises hide from us the brightest God' effulgences ! Thus, were it not miraculous, could I stretch ' forth...baby, then, to fancy that the Miracle lies in miles of dis' tance, or in pounds avoirdupois of weight ; and not to see ' that the true inexplicable God-revealing...
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