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Thomas Carlyle

The illimitable, silent, never-resting thing called Time, rolling, rushing on, swift, silent, like an all-embracing ocean-tide, on which we and all the Universe swim like exhalations, like apparitions which are, and then are not: this is forever very literally a miracle; a thing to strike us dumb – for we have no work to speak about it. — Thomas Carlyle, from “On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and Heroic in History,” The Selected Works of Thomas Carlyle. (Lulu.com June 6, 2014)

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