Unhappiness: Thomas Carlyle

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Man’s unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an infinite in him, which with all his cunning, he cannot quite bury under the Finite.

Thomas Carlyle 1795-1881

The image is a portrait of Carlyle by Whistler via Wikimedia.
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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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