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  • Society, bad as she is, has given not only food and raiment (of a kind), but books, tobacco and gukguk, we expected more gratitude to his benefactress; and less of a blind trust in the future, which resembles that rather of a philosophical Fatalist and Enthusiast, than of a solid householder paying scot-and-lot in a Christian country.

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

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  • cuckoo fish?

    from Carlyle's "Sartor Resartus"

    January 11, 2009