Carlisle (Frederick Howard, earl of), uncle and guardian of lord Byron (1748–1826). His tragedies are The Father’s Revenge and Bellamere.

The paralytic puling of Carlisle…
Lord, rhymester, petit-maître, pamphleteer.

   —Byron: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (1809).

CARLOS, elder son of don Antonio, and the favourite of his paternal uncle Lewis. Carlos is a great bookworm, but when he falls in love with Angelina, he throws off his diffidence and becomes bold, resolute, and manly. His younger brother is Clodio, a mere coxcomb.—Cibber: Love Makes a Man (1694).

Carlos (under the assumed name of the marquis D’Antas) married Ogarita, but as the marriage was effected under a false name, it was not binding, and Ogarita left Carlos to marry Horace de Brienne. Carlos was a great villain: He murdered a man to steal from him the plans of some Californian mines. Then embarking in the Urania, he induced the crew to rebel in order to obtain mastery of the ship. “Gold was the object of his desire, and gold he obtained.” Ultimately, his villainies being discovered, he was given up to the hands of justice.—Stirling: The Orphan of the Frozen Sea (1856).

Carlos (Don), son of Philip I. He and Alexis son of Peter the Great were alike in many respects. Don Carlos was the son of Mary of Portugal, Philip’s first wife; and Alexis the son of Eudoxia, the first wife of czar Peter. Don Carlos is represented as weak, vindictive, and spiritless; and Alexis was the same. Philip hated his son Carlos, mistrusted him, and finally murdered him; and czar Peter did the same with Alexis.

Carlos (Don), son of Philip II. of Spain; deformed in person, violent and vindictive in disposition. Don Carlos was to have married Elizabeth of France, but his father supplanted him. Subsequently he expected to marry the archduchess Anne, daughter of the emperor Maximilian, but her father opposed the match. In 1564 Philip II. settled the succession on Rodolph and Ernest, his nephews, declaring Carlos incapable. This drove Carlos into treason, and he joined the Netherlanders in a war against his father. He was apprehended and condemned to death, but was killed in prison.

(This has furnished the subject of several tragedies: i.e. Otway’s Don Carlos (1672) in English; those of J. G. de Campistron (1683); J. C. F. Schiller (1787) in German; M.J. de Chénier (1789) in French; and Alfieri in Italian, about the same time.)

Carlos (Don), the friend of don Al onzo, and the betrothed husband of Leonora, whom he resigns to Alonzo out of friendship. After marriage, Zanga induces Alonzo to believe that Leonora and don Carlos entertain a criminal love for each other, whereupon Alonzo out of jealousy has Carlos put to death, and Leonora kills herself.—Young: The Revenge (1721).

Carlos (Don), husband of donna Victoria. He gave the deeds of his wife’s estate to donna Laura, a courtezan; and Victoria, in order to recover them, assumed the disguise of a man, took the name of Florio, and made love to Laura. Having secured a footing, Florio introduced Gaspar as the wealthy uncle of Victoria, and Gaspar told Laura the deeds in her hand were utterly worthless. Laura, in a fit of temper, tore them to atoms, and thus Carlos recovered the estate, and was rescued from impending ruin.—Mrs. Cowley: A Bold Stroke for a Husband (1782).

Carmen Seculare , for the year 1700; in which Prior celebrates William III.

Carmilhan, Triumphale , by Southey (1815). The year referred to was 1814.

Carmilhan, the “phantom ship.” The captain of this ship swore he would double the Cape, whether God willed it or not. For this impious vow he was doomed to abide for ever and ever captain in the same vessel, which always appears near the Cape, but never doubles it. The kobold of the phantom ship (named Klaboterman) helps sailors at their work, but beats those who are idle. When a vessel is doomed, the kobold appears smoking a short pipe, dressed in yellow, and wearing a night-cap.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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