A surname derived from Carlisle; the most famous to bear it was Thomas Carlyle.
A male given name transferred from the surname.
Any of a number of places in the US named for people with the surname.
Carlyle Sentence Examples
The best account of the life, adventures and character of Giuseppe Balsamo is contained in Carlyle's Miscellanies.
These crude ideas of Cromwell's character were extinguished by Macaulay's irresistible logic, by the publication of Cromwell's letters by Carlyle in 1845, which showed Cromwell clearly to be "not a man of falsehoods, but a man of truth"; and by Gardiner, whom, however, it is somewhat difficult to follow when he represents Cromwell as "a typical Englishman."
Examples of this are men like Novalis, Carlyle and Emerson, in whom philosophy may be said to be impatient of its own task.
Thomas Carlyle thus describes him as he appeared in London in 1839.
It is generally supposed that he writes with a lover's extravagance about this lady's powers when he compares her with Shelley and Carlyle.