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Quotation by Thomas Carlyle
What I loved in the man was his health, his unity with himself; all people and all things seemed to find their quite peaceable adjustment with him, not a proud domineering one, as after doubtful contest, but a spontaneous-looking peaceable, even humble one.
Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), Scottish essayist, historian. Letter, September 10, 1833, to John Stuart Mill. Letters of Thomas Carlyle (1923).
Mill had given Emerson a letter of introduction to Carlyle, which Emerson presented in person.
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