Early Letters Of Thomas Carlyle (volume 1)

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byThomas Carlyle

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886. Excerpt: ... will require, I believe, millions of instances to prove the title of one single bump to the name of organ. Tell me what you think of this. I am very much afraid that you will think this letter dull--I think it so myself--but what can I help it? Be as content with it as you can. I am longing greatly to hear from you. Let me know all that you are reading and saying and thinking. Stand not upon ceremony, but send me a very long close-written letter, with all the speed imaginable. Remember me kindly to Mr. and Mrs. Duncan, and to all about the Manse that care for me. Write soon. Good-night, my old friend; I am in a hurry, for the post hour is nearly come. _ _ Thomas Carlyle. XVI.--To Mr. Robert Mitchell, Ruthwell Manse. Kirkcaldy, 31st March 1817. My Dear Mitchell.--Certainly your letter ought to have been answered before this. But it seems to be the fate of all my lucubrations to be behind their time. I have no excuse to offer, except, of course, no time and no subject,--and I need not aggravate my offence by taking up your time longer with discussing it. If you shall be graciously pleased to pardon me, I promise to behave in future as becometh me. I have nothing surprising to tell you. I myself am leading a quiet and peaceable life; and my neighbours, like every other person's neighbours, are exclaiming against the hardness of the times, and praising or blaming the proceedings of the Government, according as the late "strengthening of the hands of the Executive" happens to strike their mental optics. We had two lectures upon the pathognomy of Drs. Gall and Spurzheim lately. The cranioscopist was a Mr. Allen, a Yorkshire man, who has been expounding the doctrines of "chemical philosophy" amongst us for the last three months. He seems to possess talents,--but...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886. Excerpt: ... will require, I believe, millions of instances to prove the title of one single bump to the name of organ. Tell me what you th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217831494

ISBN - 13:9780217831499

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