Inscription to Raynal's 'History of the E. and W. Indies'

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Inscription to Raynal's 'History of the E. and W. Indies'

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"Above a month ago, I found Raynal"s history of the E. and W. Indies, in a farmer"s house of this neighbourhood. It were long to tell you fully my opinion of the work, which (according to Gibbon) the author, by a happy audacity, names philosophical as well as political... Opposite the title-page, beneath the picture of a sullen, thoughtful countenance, Sterne"s Eliza Draper has written: William Thomas Raynal, defender of truth, humanity and liberty. An enlightened admirer of those sacred qualities..."

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Taken from letter from Carlyle to John Ferguson dated 29th August 1819, written at Mainhill. Pages 192 - 196 in this edition. Dates of reading experience are an estimate based on Carlyle's reference to having found it 'above a month ago'. Details of publication given in editor's notes.

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Inscription to Raynal's 'History of the E. and W. Indies'

Reading experience
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Evidence

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How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/104742
Accessed on 2019/12/05 21:05:18

Related place
Scotland
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Carlyle, Thomas
Related text or manuscript
The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
Related place
Scotland
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