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(b. Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire, December 4th, 1795, d. London, February 5th, 1881). Brewsters Edinburgh Encyclopædia (182023), articles on Lady Mary Wortley Montague, Montaigne, Montesquieu, Montfaucon, Dr. Moore, Sir John Moore, Necker, Nelson, Netherlands, Newfoundland, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Mungo Park, Lord Chatham, William Pitt; in The New Edinburgh Review (182122)
papers on Joanna Baillies Metrical Legends and Goethes Faust; Schillers Life and Writings (182325); translation of Legendres Geometry, with essay on Proportion (1824); a translation of Goethes Wilhelm Meister (1824); German Romances: Specimens of the Chief Authors, with Biographical and Critical Notices (1827); Essays in various Reviews and Magazines, republished in the Miscellanies (18271837); Sartor Resartus (183334); The French Revolution (1837); Chartism (1839); Heroes and Hero-Worship (1840); Past and Present (1843); Oliver Cromwells Letters and Speeches, with Elucidations and a Connecting Narrative (1845), Latter-Day Pamphlets (1850); articles in The Examiner (1848) on Louis Phihppe (March 4th), Repeal of the Union (April 29th), Legislation for Ireland (May 13th); articles in The Spectator (1848) on Ireland and the British Chief Governor, and Irish Regiments (of the New Era) (May 13th); The Death of Charles Buller, in The Examiner (December 2nd, 1848); Life of John Sterling (1851); Life of Friedrich II. (1865); On the Choice of Books (1866); and Shooting Niagara and After? in Macmillans Magazine for 1867. In 1875 Carlyle published a small volume on the Early Kings of Norway, and the Portraits of John Knox. For Biography, see Hornes Spirit of the Age; the preface to The Choice of Books; Reminiscences (1881); Wylies Life, (1881); Froudes Life of Carlyle (188284), Reminiscences (1883), and Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883); The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and R. W. Emerson, edited by C. E. Norton (1883); Nortons Letters of Carlyle (1887). See also British and Foreign Review for October, 1840, by Giuseppe Mazzim; Essays, by George Brimley; Gregs Literary and Social Judgments; Morleys Critical Miscellanies; Quarterly Review for July, 1865; Westminster Review for January, 1865; J. Russell Lowells My Study Windows; Mozleys Essays (1878); Lives, by Moncure D. Conway, H. J. Nicholl, and Richard Garnett, and D. Massons Carlyle, Personally and in his Writings (1885), etc.