Memoirs Of The Life And Writings Of Thomas Carlyle (volume 2); With Personal Reminiscences And…

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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. 1881. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. Cromwell'b Letters And Speeches, Eto.--Margaret Fuller. By this time Carlyle was beginning to lay the foundation for the second of his throo great historical works, Oliver Cromwell's "Letters and Spceclics. While engaged on this work, he went down to Rugby by express invitation, ou 2JJ Friday, 18th May 1842, and on the following day explored the field of Naseby, in company with Dr. Arnold. The meeting of two such remarkable men--only six weeks before the death of the latter--has in it something solemn and touching, and unusually interesting. Carlyle left the school-house, expressing the hope that it might "long continue to be what was to him one of the rarest sights in the world--a temple of industrious peace." Arnold, who, with the deep sympathy arising from kindred nobility of soul, had "Carlvlo dined and nlopt aaturfnctorily."--(Dr. Arnold to her on Friday lint, and on tho Rov. Dr. Hawkins: Ruby, Saturday wo went ovor with my May 10. 18-12.)--Stanley's l-'l wife and two of my boya to and Corrrtpondencc of AmoU. Naaoby field, and explored the London, IMG, p. 004. eeene of the great battle vary Dr. Arnold.,,.,-,.,. long cherished a high reverence for Carlyle, was very proud of having received such a guest under his roof, and during those few last weeks of his life was wont to be in high spirits, talking with his several guests, and describing with much interest his recent visit to Naseby with Carlyle, "its position on soino of the highest table-land in England--the streams falling on the one side into the Atlantic, on the other into the German Ocean--far away, too, from any town--Market Harborough, the nearest, into which the cavaliers were chased lato in the long summer evening on the 14th of June." In 1843 appeared Vast and Present--perha...

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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. 1881. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. Cromwell'b Letters And Speeches, Eto.--Margaret Fuller. By this time Carlyle was beginning to lay the foundation f...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217731481

ISBN - 13:9780217731485

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