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Car·lyle(kär-līl′, kär′līl), Thomas 1795-1881.
British historian and essayist whose works, such as The French Revolution (1837), are characterized by his trenchant social and political criticism and his complex literary style.
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1. (Biography) Robert. born 1961, Scottish actor; his work includes the television series Cracker and Hamish Macbeth and the films Trainspotting (1996), The Full Monty (1997), The Beach (2000), and 28 Weeks Later (2007)
2. (Biography) Thomas. 1795–1881, Scottish essayist and historian. His works include Sartor Resartus (1833–34),The French Revolution (1837), lectures On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (1841), and the History of Frederick the Great (1858–65)
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Thomas, 1795–1881, Scottish essayist and historian.
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