His religion at best is an anxious wish, — like that of Rabelais, a great Perhaps.

Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) Scottish essayist and historian
“Burns,” Edinburgh Review No. 96, Art. 1 (1828-12)

A review of Lockhart, The Life of Robert Burns (1828).

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