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Thomas Carlyle
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Article on Biography. - Critical and Miscellaneous Essays (1827–1855)
Thomas Carlyle
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"On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History" (1840), p. 165, "Lecture V: The Hero As Man Of Letters. Johnson, Rousseau, Burns"
Thomas Carlyle
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Passages selected from the writings of Thomas Carlyle, with a biogr. memoir by T. Ballantyne (1860 edition)
Thomas Carlyle
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Richter (1827). - Critical and Miscellaneous Essays (1827–1855)


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Born: December 4, 1795

Died: February 5, 1881 (aged 85)

Nationality: Scottish

Occupation: Philosopher, essayist, satirist, historian

Bio: Thomas Carlyle was a Scottish satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era. He called economics the dismal science, wrote articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia, and became a controversial social commentator.

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