‘Little Paracelsus Browning’

  • Thomas Carlyle


Alcot1 came to me again the other day; little Paracelsus Browning, a dainty Leigh-Huntish kind of fellow, with much ingenuity, vivacity and Cockney gracefulness, happened to be here; and answered his solemn drawling recommendations of vegetable diet with light Cockney banter and logic; whereupon Alcot, at parting, told me, ‘he would never come to me again!’

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