E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(The Tailor Patched.) By Thomas Carlyle.
Diogenes Teufelsdröckh is Carlyle himself, and Entepfuhl is his native village of Ecclefechan.
The Rose Goddess, according to Froude, is Margaret Gordon, but Strachey is Blumne, i.e. Kitty Kirkpatrick, daughter of Colonel Achilles Kirkpatrick, and Rose Garden is Stracheys garden at Shooters Hill. The duenna is Mrs. Strachey.
The Zahdarms are Mr. and Mrs. Buller, and Toughgut is Charles Buller.