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WITH A MEMOIR BY REW. H. H. MILMAN.
ADDITIONAL NOTES TO WOLS. I., II, III., AND IV.,
SKETCH OF LORD MACAULAY'S LIFE AND WRITINGS,
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1861, by CRosby, NICHOLs, LEE AND COMPANY., am the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
IN 1857 Mr. S. Austin Allibone prepared for the second volume of his Dictionary of Authors, a very full sketch of LoRD MACAULAY's literary career, illusfrated by copious critical commentaries, favorable and unfavorable, on his writings. As the proof-sheets of this sketch were (not by the agency of the author) for nearly a year before his death in his lordship's possession, and as he corresponded with Mr. Allibone on the subject, the accuracy of the statements therein contained, may be considered fully indorsed.
To this original sketch, Mr. Allibone has, within the last few days, prepared, expressly for our edition of the fifth volume of the History of England, a comprehensive SUPPLEMENT, containing a detailed account of the profound impression produced by LoRD MACAULAY's sudden and lamented decease and of the solemn and impressive funeral services in Westminster Abbey. The famous articles of the LoNDON TIMEs, the LoNDoN ATHENAEUM, the MANCHESTER GUARDIAN, and the EDINBURGH REVIEw, with the papers in the REVUE