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" I tell thee, Blockhead, it all comes of thy Vanity; of what thou fanciest those same deserts of thine to be. Fancy that thou deservest to be hanged (as is most likely), thou wilt feel it happiness to be only shot: fancy that thou deservest to be hanged... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 28
1882
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Six years in India

Helen Mackenzie - 1857
...contented. This was on Carlyle's principle, an excellent one to act upon. " Fancy that thou deservest to be hanged (as is most likely), thou wilt feel it happiness to be only shot." I have been working hard at Talbotypes, and have made one of a camel carriage it is really very...
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Sartor Resartus (1831).: Lectures on Heroes (1840).

Thomas Carlyle - 1858 - 391 pages
...to be. Fancy that thou ' deserves! to be hanged (as is most likely), thou wilt feel it happi' ness to be only shot : fancy that thou deservest to be...a hair-halter, it will be a luxury to die in hemp. ' So true it is, what I then said, that the Fraction of Life can lie ' increased in value not so much...
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Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh : in Three Books

Thomas Carlyle - English literature - 1866 - 130 pages
...comes of thy Vanity; of what thou fanciest those same deserts of thine to be. Fancy that thou deservest to be hanged (as is most likely), thou wilt feel it happiness to be only shot: fancy that thou fleservest to be hanged in hair-halter, it will he a luxury to die in hemp. " So true is it, what I...
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Sartor resartus.-v.2-4 French revolution. -v.5. Life of Friedrich Schiller ...

Thomas Carlyle - 1870
...thy Vanity ; ' of what thou fanciest those same deserts of thine to be. ' Fancy that thou deservest to be hanged (as is most likely), ' thou wilt feel...hair-halter, it will be a luxury ' to die in hemp. ' So true is it, what I then said, that the Fraction of Life ' can be increased in value not so much...
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The collected works of Thomas Carlyle, Volume 6

Thomas Carlyle - Literary Criticism - 1871
...be. Fancy that thcu deserve 3t to be hanged (as is most likely), thou wilt feel it happi' ness to be only shot : fancy that thou deservest to be...a hair-halter, it will be a luxury to die in hemp. ' So true it is, what I then said, that the Fraction of Life can be ' increased in value not so much...
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Literary Style: And Other Essays

William Mathews - American essays - 1881 - 345 pages
...get your deserts in this world? Then fancy, as Carlyle says, "that thou deservest to be hanged (as it is most likely), thou wilt feel it happiness to be...hair-halter, it will be a luxury to die in hemp." Has some one defrauded you? Turn your loss into a gain, like Charles Lamb, who could say : " Better...
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A manual of English prose literature, biographical and critical

William Minto - 1881
...and recognising that nothing too bad can befall us, we are advised " Fancy that thou deservest to be hanged (as is most likely), thou wilt feel it...that thou deservest to be hanged in a hair-halter, it Kill be a luxury to die in hemp." In short, our only consolation in life is to be the sense of doing...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science ..., Volume 36; Volume 99

1882
...fanciest " (the italics are not ours) " those same deserts of thine to be. Fancy that thou deservest to be hanged (as is most likely), thou wilt feel it...wisdom, according as it was intended for his own or his neighbors' consumption : " What is this that ever since earliest years thou hast been fretting, and...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 36; Volume 99

1882
...fanciest " (the italics are not ours) " those same deserts of thine to be. Fancy that thou deservest to be hanged (as is most likely), thou wilt feel it...wisdom, according as it was intended for his own or his neighbors' consumption : " What is this that ever since earliest years thou hast been fretting, and....
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Carlyles' Works: Sartor Resartus. Heroes and hero-worship

Thomas Carlyle - English literature - 1884
...of thy Vanity ; of what thou fanciest those same deserts of thine to be. Fancy that thou deservest to be hanged (as is most likely), thou wilt feel it...a hairhalter, it will be a luxury to die in hemp. " So true is it, what I then said, that the Fraction of Life can be increased in value not so much...
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