|Literature is the Thought of thinking Souls.|
|—Sir Walter Scott|
Harvard Classics, Vol. 25, Part 5
Sir Walter Scott
This essay on the father of the historical novel is one of the many works by Carlyle extolling great men and exemplifies his ethical approach to literary criticism.
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
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