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Past and Present

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Author: Thomas Carlyle
Published: 1843
Language: English
Wordcount: 111,219 / 332 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,105
Added to site: 2004.11.14 9188
Genre: Poetry

g, becomes an omen to him henceforward, and is sure to return with deeper tones and weightier import, now as threat, now as confirmation, in gigantic reverberation, as if the hills, the horizon, and the next ages returned the sound.


Life of Schiller (Lond. Mag., 1823-4), 1825, 1845. (Supplement published in the People's Edition, 1873) Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, 1824. Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry (from the French of Legendre), 1824. German Romance, 1827. Sartor Resartus (Fraser's Mag., 1833-4), 1835 (Boston) 1838. French Revolution, 1837,1839. Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, 1839, 1840, 1847, 1857. (In these were reprinted Articles from Edinburgh Review, Foreign Review, Foreign Quarterly Review, Fraser's Magazine, Westminster Review, New Monthly Magazine, London and Westminster Review, Keepsake, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Times.) Chartism, 1840. Heroes, Hero-worship, and the Heroic in History, 1841. Past and Presen



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