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Sartor resartus.

Thomas Carlyle

Sartor resartus.

On heroes, hero-worship and the heroic in history

by Thomas Carlyle

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Published by J. M. Dent & co., E. P. Dutton & co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heroes

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOn heroes, Hero-worship, Heroic in history
    Statementby Thomas Carlyle
    SeriesEveryman"s library. Essays and belles lettres -- [No. 278], Everyman"s library -- no. 278
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4429 .A1 1908
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 474 p.
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16669218M
    LC Control Number10000008

    If for a speculative man, "whose seedfield," in the sublime words of the Poet, "is Time," no conquest is important but that of new ideas, then might the arrival of Professor Teufelsdrockh's Book be marked Sartor resartus. book chalk in the Editor's calendar. His parents had hoped he would Sartor resartus. book a minister but eventually his religious doubts would not let him continue; he became a teacher at Annan and then at Kirkcaldy. Nevertheless, in almost his very worst moods, there lies in him a singular attraction. Our Theory of Gravitation is as good as perfect: Lagrange, it is well known, has proved that the Planetary System, on this scheme, will endure forever; Laplace, still more cunningly, even guesses that it could not have been made on any other scheme. Besides, to state the Philosophy of Clothes without the Philosopher, the ideas of Teufelsdrockh without something of his personality, was it not to insure both of entire misapprehension?

    We can answer that Sir Walter knew well Sartor resartus. book he was doing, and had the Maiden Queen been stuffed parchment dyed in verdigris, would have done the same. Now for Biography, had it been otherwise admissible, Sartor resartus. book were no adequate documents, no hope of obtaining such, but rather, owing to circumstances, a special despair. Great, among the more enlightened classes, was the admiration of this new Professorship: how an enlightened Government had seen into the Want of the Age Zeitbedurfniss ; how at length, instead of Denial and Destruction, we were to have a science of Affirmation and Reconstruction; and Germany and Weissnichtwo were where they should be, in the vanguard of the world. Of Geology and Geognosy we know enough: what with the labors of our Werners and Huttons, what with the ardent genius of their disciples, it has come about that now, to many a Royal Society, the Creation of a World is little more mysterious than the cooking of a dumpling; concerning which last, indeed, there have been minds to whom the question, How the apples were got in, presented difficulties. By the s, largely on the strength of Sartor Resartus, Carlyle became one of the leading literary figures in Britain.

    Humanity, or, in the old style, Man. Wonderful it is with what cutting words, now and Sartor resartus. book, he severs asunder the confusion; sheers down, were it furlongs deep; into the true centre of the matter; and there not only hits the nail on the head, but with crushing force smites it Sartor resartus. book, and buries it. The more cunning heads thought it was all an expiring clutch at popularity, on the part of a Minister, whom domestic embarrassments, court intrigues, old age, and dropsy soon afterwards finally drove from the helm. Symbols would then be revitalized, and the "raiments" would no longer be old, tattered, and merely extrinsic. Shame, divine Shame Schaam, Modestyas yet a stranger to the Anthropophagous bosom, arose there mysteriously under Clothes; a mystic grove-encircled shrine for the Holy in man. Some few, of musical turn, have a whole chime of bells Glockenspiel fastened there; which, especially in sudden whirls, and the other accidents of walking, has a grateful effect.


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Occasionally, the website mis-applies Sartor resartus. book block from a previous visitor. Teufelsdrockh's childhood his idyllic, as he passively views the "terrestrial workshop," of which he is not yet a participant.

It was of Jean Paul's doing: some single billow in that vast World-Mahlstrom of Humor, with its heaven-kissing coruscations, which is now, alas, all congealed in the frost of death! The Wisest truly is, in these times, the Greatest; so that an enlightened curiosity leaving Kings and such like to rest very much on their own basis, turns more and more to the Philosophic Class: nevertheless, what reader expects that, with all our writing and reporting, Teufelsdrockh could be brought home to him, till once the Documents arrive?

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Under those Sartor resartus. book locks of thine, so long and lank, overlapping roof-wise the gravest face we ever in this world saw, there dwelt a most busy brain.

Nay, what is your Montesquieu himself but a clever infant spelling Letters from a hieroglyphical prophetic Book, the lexicon of which lies in Eternity, in Heaven? He sinks into a deep depression, culminating in the celebrated Everlasting Nodisdaining all human activity.

If for a speculative man, Sartor resartus. book seedfield," in the sublime words of the Poet, "is Time," no conquest is important but that of new ideas, then might the arrival of Professor Teufelsdrockh's Book be marked with chalk in the Editor's calendar.

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book, thou too wilt find that Space is but a Sartor resartus. book of our human Sense, so likewise Time; there is no Space and no Time: WE are—we know not what;—light-sparkles floating in the ether of Sartor resartus. book Not, that we can remember, was the Philosophy of Clothes once touched upon between us.

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In the last few years of his life, his writing was confined Sartor resartus. book letters to The Times. Carlyle moved to Edinburgh in where, after an unsuccesful attempt at studying law he became a private tutor and later was commissioned to write several articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia and for the Edinburgh Review.

To the Thinkers of this nation, however, of which class it is firmly believed there are individuals yet extant, we can safely recommend the Work: nay, who knows but among the fashionable ranks too, if it be true, as Teufelsdrockh maintains, that "within the most starched cravat there passes a windpipe and weasand, and under the thickliest embroidered waistcoat beats a heart,"—the force of that rapt earnestness may be felt, and here and there an arrow of the soul pierce through?

Das glaub' ich; in either case, by way of heartiest approval. Thus is the Laystall, especially with its Rags or Clothes-rubbish, the grand Electric Battery, and Fountain-of-motion, from which and to which the Social Activities like vitreous and resinous Electricities circulate, in larger or smaller circles, through the mighty, billowy, storm-tost chaos of Life, which they keep alive!

It is here that to the Antiquarian, to the Historian, we can triumphantly say: Fall to! Were it not that sheer sleeping and soporific passages; circumlocutions, repetitions, touches even of pure doting jargon, so often intervene!

On this portion of the Work, with its profound glances into the Adam-Kadmon, or Primeval Element, here strangely brought into relation with the Nifl and Muspel Darkness and Light of the antique North, it may be enough to say, that its correctness of deduction, and depth of Talmudic and Rabbinical lore have filled perhaps not the worst Hebraist in Britain with something like astonishment.

For if, now and then, some straggling broken-winged thinker has cast an owl's glance into this obscure region, the most have soared over it altogether heedless; regarding Clothes as a property, not an accident, as quite natural and spontaneous, like the leaves of trees, like the plumage of birds.

He was our English Tacitus. However, although he had originally held progressive political views, Carlyle became increasingly conservative in the late s. Besides, to state the Philosophy of Clothes without the Philosopher, the ideas of Teufelsdrockh without something of his personality, was it not to insure both of entire misapprehension?

Without committing ourselves to those enthusiastic praises and prophesyings of the Weissnichtwo'sche Anzeiger, we admitted that the Book had in a high degree excited us to self-activity, which is the best effect of any book; that it had even operated changes in our way of thought; nay, that it promised to prove, as it were, the opening of a new mine-shaft, wherein the whole world of Speculation might henceforth dig to unknown depths.

Philosophical reflections intervene, and sometimes touching pictures of human life. It is indeed an "extensive Volume," of boundless, almost formless contents, a very Sea of Thought; neither calm nor clear, if you will; yet wherein the toughest pearl-diver may dive to his utmost depth, and return not only with sea-wreck but with true orients.

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