The Scotsman

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The Scotsman

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"This same Doctor [Chalmers], as you will know wr[i]tes the first article in the late ""Edinr review"" - on the causes & cure of mendicity. After expatiating at considerable length on the evils of pauperism, he proposes as a remedy to increase the number of clergymen. They who know the general habits of Scottish ministers will easily see how sovereign a specific this is. The remainder of the review is good reading; but as you will have seen it before this time, I will not trouble you farther on the matter - I have seen the last Number of the ""Quarterly review"". It seems to be getting into a very rotten frothy vein. Mr Southey is a most unblushing character; & his political lucubrations are very notable. He has been sorely galled by ""the Caledonian Oracle"" poor man - I know nothing about Mr Duncan"s controversy except thro the ""Scotsman""; and they assign him the victory"

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The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

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Notes
The Rev Henry Duncan controversy was ongoing in the ""Quarterly Review"" and elsewhere.

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The Scotsman

Reading experience
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Evidence

"This same Doctor [Chalmers], as you will know wr[i]tes the first article in the late ""Edinr review"" - on the causes & cure of mendicity. After expatiating at considerable length on the evils of pauperism, he proposes as a remedy to increase the number of clergymen. They who know the general habits of Scottish ministers will easily see how sovereign a specific this is. The remainder of the review is good reading; but as you will have seen it before this time, I will not trouble you farther on the matter - I have seen the last Number of the ""Quarterly review"". It seems to be getting into a very rotten frothy vein. Mr Southey is a most unblushing character; & his political lucubrations are very notable. He has been sorely galled by ""the Caledonian Oracle"" poor man - I know nothing about Mr Duncan"s controversy except thro the ""Scotsman""; and they assign him the victory"

Source

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

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The Rev Henry Duncan controversy was ongoing in the ""Quarterly Review"" and elsewhere.

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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/65084
Accessed on 2019/11/20 17:57:21

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