Thomas Carlyle (1795 – 1881). Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher. Considered one of the most important social commentators of his time, he presented many lectures during his lifetime with certain acclaim in the Victorian era.
- "He told
Henry Fielding Dickens that he was a "gawky youth with a shock of red
hair, and explained how he used to be bullied by other boys." http://spartacus-educational.com/Jcarlyle.htm