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The future hides in it

Author: Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 – 5 February 1881) was a Scottish satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era. He called economics "the dismal science", wrote articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia, and became a controversial social commentator. Coming from a strict Calvinist family, Carlyle was expected to become a preacher by his parents, but while at the University of Edinburgh he lost his Christian faith. Calvinist values, however, remained with him throughout his life. His combination of a religious temperament with loss of faith in traditional Christianity, made Carlyle's work appealing to many Victorians who were grappling with scientific and political changes that threatened the traditional socia… Go to person page >

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First Line: The future hides in it
Author: Thomas Carlyle
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #854

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #854

The Sabbath School Hymnal #d132

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