- Thomas,1795–1881, Scottish essayist and historian.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for carlyle
The man—a Democrat—who founded the Carlyle Group explains why he gives it away.Patriotic Philanthropy: Not an Oxymoron
November 27, 2014
No doubt Carlyle enjoys a cozy relationship with the corridors of power.
The Carlyle Group, a Washington-based private-equity firm that manages in excess of $150 billion, is going public.
What does it mean that the new CEO of GM is Daniel F. Akerson, a managing director at the Carlyle Group?Profits Up at GM! And You're Still Unemployed
August 13, 2010
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated that a Carlyle "top executive" invested $100,000 in Chooch.Questions for Obama's Car Czar
Edward Jay Epstein
April 21, 2009
Your novelist is a poor creature, as Carlyle might say—a mere reporter.The Devil's Dictionary
Would that Carlyle could now try his hand at the English Revolution!The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
It would be the exemplification of Carlyle's illustration of the snake.Slavery Ordained of God
Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
Such was the answer returned to Mr. Carlyle; and his feelings may be imagined.Self-Help
Carlyle's theory of "Hero Worship" has fewer adherents than for half a century.The American Mind
- Robert. born 1961, Scottish actor; his work includes the television series Cracker and Hamish Macbeth and the films Trainspotting (1996), The Full Monty (1997), The Beach (2000), and 28 Weeks Later (2007)
- Thomas. 1795–1881, Scottish essayist and historian. His works include Sartor Resartus (1833–34), The French Revolution (1837), lectures On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (1841), and the History of Frederick the Great (1858–65)
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