Surely of all "rights of man," this right of the ignorant man to be guided by the wiser, to be, gently or forcibly, held in the true course by him, is the indisputablest.

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Original Citation

Carlyle, Thomas. Chartism. 1829, p. 52.

Current Citation

Carlyle, Thomas. "Chartism." Carlyle: Selected Writings. Penguin, 1980.