This boy's name was Thomas Carlyle. His father was a stone-mason and had built with his own hands the house in which his son Thomas was born.
It was not a happy fortune which cast Jane and Thomas Carlyle together into this loneliness.
I tried other essayists, other critics, whom the machinist had in his library, but it was useless; neither Sidney Smith nor Thomas Carlyle
could console me; I sighed for more Macaulay and evermore Macaulay.
Upon my quoting Thomas Carlyle
, he inquired in the naivest way who he might be and what he had done.
, with his natural taste for what is manly and daring in character, has suffered no heroic trait in his favorites to drop from his biographical and historical pictures.
And so, after a half confession of his previous shortcomings, and sorrowful adieus to his tutor, from whom he received two beautifully-bound volumes of the Doctor's sermons, as a parting present, he marched down to the Schoolhouse, a hero-worshipper, who would have satisfied the soul of Thomas Carlyle
's birthplace in Ecclefechan, Threave Garden and Estate in Castle Douglas and Broughton House and Garden in Kirkcudbright, reopen today after a major investment of nearly a quarter of a million pounds over the winter.
She had a rare talent for entering the orbits of, and usually impressing, eminent figures--from John Ruskin to Thomas Carlyle
and from George Meredith to Robert Louis Stevenson.
We fall silent, which is also important: Silence is deep as Eternity, Thomas Carlyle
said, speech is shallow as Time.
Among the 16 busts of famous Scotsmen currently on show are those of Robert the Bruce, Robert Burns, David Livingstone, Sir Walter Scott, Thomas Carlyle
, John Knox, James Watt and Adam Smith.
From Thomas Carlyle
to Andrew Carnegie, the exhibition looks at hero-worship and the values of our forebears, and considers influence exerted by military men, scientists and inventors who helped shape the modern world.
The book was believed to have been a series of essays written by Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle
, an advocate of slavery in the 1800s.