Memoirs Of The Life And Writings Of Thomas Carlyle (volume 1); 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: ... CHAPTBE IX. Ceomwell's Letters And Speeches, Etc.--Margaret Fuller. By this time Carlyle was beginning to lay the foundation for the second of his three great historical works, Oliver Cromwell's 1Letters and Speeches. While engaged on this work, he went down to Eugby by express invitation; on vieHto Friday, 13th 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 "Carlyle dined and slept satisfactorily."--(Dr. Arnold to here on Friday last, and on the Eev. Dr. Hawkins: Eugby, Saturday we went over with my May 19, 1842.)--Stanley's Life wife and two of my boys to and Correspondence of Arnold. Naseby field, and explored the London, 1846, p. 604. oene of the great battle very from kindred nobility of soul, had 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 some 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 late in the long summer evening on the 14th of June." In 1843 appeared Past and Present--perhaps the greatest of ...

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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: ... CHAPTBE IX. Ceomwell's Letters And Speeches, Etc.--Margaret Fuller. By this time Carlyle was beginning to lay the foundation for...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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