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Tennyson pp 16-17 | Cite as

A Bit of Chaos

  • Thomas Carlyle
Part of the Interviews & recollections book series (IR)

Abstract

… Moxon1 informs us that … Tennyson is now in Town, and means to come and see me. Of this latter result I shall be very glad: Alfred is one of the few British or foreign figures (a not increasing number, I think!) who are and remain beautiful to me;—a true human soul, or some authentic approximation thereto, to whom your own soul can say, Brother!—However, I doubt h[e] will not come; he often skips me, in these brief visits to Town; skips [every]-body indeed; being a man solitary and sad, as certain men are, dwelling in an element of gloom,—carrying a bit of Chaos about him, in short, which he is manufacturing into Cosmos!

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Human Soul Publisher Limited Late Decade American Writer Great Shock 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1983

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  • Thomas Carlyle

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