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CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

ESSAYS:

COLLECTED AND REPUBLISHED

(FIRST TIME, 1839; FINAL, 1869).

BY

THOMAS CARLYLE.

IN SEVEN VOLUMES.

VOL. VII.

LONDON: CHAPMAN AND HALL, LD.

THE SHILLING EDITION OF THOMAS CARLYLE'S WORKS

COMPLETE.

SARTOR RESARTUS, 1 Vol. With Portrait of Thomas

Carlyle. FRENCH REVOLUTION. A History. 3 Vols. PAST AND PRESENT, 1 Vol. ON HEROES AND HERO WORSHIP, AND THE

HEROIC IN HISTORY, 1 Vol. THE LIFE OF SCHILLER, AND EXAMINATION OF

HIS WORKS, 1 Vol. OLIVER CROMWELL'S LETTERS AND SPEECHES,

5 Vols. With Portrait of Oliver Cromwell. CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS, 7 Vols. WILHELM MEISTER, 3 Vols. LATTER-DAY PAMPHLETS. LIFE OF JOHN STERLING. HISTORY OF FREDERICK THE GREAT, 10 Vols. TRANSLATIONS FROM MUSÆUS, TIECK, AND

RICHTER, 2 Vols. THE EARLY KINGS OF NORWAY; Essay on the Portraits of Knox, and General Index.

LOMAY 1953

BRAR

MISCELLANIES.

DR. FRANCIA.

(1843.]

The confused South-American Revolution, and set of revolutions, like the South-American Continent itself, is doubtless a great confused phenomenon ; worthy of better knowledge than men yet have of it. Several books, of which we here name a few known to us, have been written on the subject : but bad books mostly, and productive of almost no effect. The heroes of South America have not yet succeeded in picturing any image of themselves, much less any true image of themselves, in the Cis-Atlantic mind or memory.

Iturbide, “the Napoleon of Mexico,' a great man in that narrow country, who was he? He made the thrice-celebrated • Plan of Iguala ;' a constitution of no continuance. He be

1 FOREIGN QUARTERLY REVIEW, No. 62 – 1. Funeral Discourse aelivered on occasion of celebrating the Obsequies of his iate Excellency the Per. petual Dictator of the Republic of Paraguay, the Citizen Dr. José Gaspar Francia : by Citizen the Rev. Manuel Antonio Perez, of the Church of the Incarnation, on the 20th of October 1840. (In the British Packet and Ar. gentine News, No. 813. Buenos-Ayres, March 19, 1842).

2. Essai Historique sur la Révolution de Paraguay, et le Gouvernement Dictatorial du Docteur Francia. Par MM. Rengger et Longchamp. Se. conde édition. Paris, 1827.

3. Letters on Paraguay. By J. P. and W. P. Robertson. 2 vols. Second edition. London, 1839.

4. Francia's Reign of Terror. By the same. London, 1839. 5. Letters on South America. By the same. 3 vols. London, 1843. 6. Travels in Chile and La Plata. By John Miers. 2 v. Lond. 18:26.

7. Memoirs of General Miller, in the Service of the Republic of Peru. 2 pols. Second edition. London, 1829. 10 vol. V!I.

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