Thomas, 1795–1881, Scottish essayist and historian.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

The man—a Democrat—who founded the Carlyle Group explains why he gives it away.
Patriotic Philanthropy: Not an Oxymoron Eleanor Clift November 26, 2014

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated that a Carlyle “top executive” invested $100,000 in Chooch.
Questions for Obama’s Car Czar Edward Jay Epstein April 20, 2009

William Butler Yeats once called Carlyle “the chief inspirer of self-educated men.”
Hitler’s Bedtime Reading Timothy Ryback October 16, 2008

No doubt Carlyle enjoys a cozy relationship with the corridors of power.
Carlyle Comes Out of the Shadows Zachary Karabell September 5, 2011

What does it mean that the new CEO of GM is Daniel F. Akerson, a managing director at the Carlyle Group?
Profits Up at GM! And You’re Still Unemployed Michael Moore August 12, 2010

Historical Examples

Mr. Carlyle had got “Master Arthur” on his shoulder when Joyce entered.
East Lynne Mrs. Henry Wood

In the light of these definitions, I close with the conception of Carlyle.
Fragments of science, V. 1-2 John Tyndall

Mr. Carlyle had regained his calmness, outwardly, at any rate.
East Lynne Mrs. Henry Wood

The spectre of world-destruction, as Whitman says of Carlyle, was always before them.
Progress and History Various

Carlyle had now to arrange the mode of life which should enable him to fulfil his aspiration.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3 Various

Robert. born 1961, Scottish actor; his work includes the television series Cracker and Hamish Macbeth and the films Trainspotting (1996), The Full Monty (1997), The Beach (2000), and 28 Weeks Later (2007)
Thomas. 1795–1881, Scottish essayist and historian. His works include Sartor Resartus (1833–34),The French Revolution (1837), lectures On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (1841), and the History of Frederick the Great (1858–65)


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