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It would indeed have been possible, with the help I might have obtained from his
friends, to have supplied much that is wanting; but I preferred, and I believe the
public will prefer, that the last thoughts of the great mind passed away from ...
The schoolboy sent an anonymous defence of novel reading to the serious
journal of his father's friends, the “Christian Observer” which was inserted. This
passion for novel read ing adhered to him to the last; he swept the & A MEMOIR
Among his father's friends holding the same religious opinions, was Isaac Milner,
Dean of Carlisle, and Master of Queen's College, a man with a singular union of
profound mathematical acquirements, strong evangelical views, and a peculiar ...
In letters he had begun with modest contributions to a magazine, “Knight's
Quarterly,” of no great circulation, but which was mainly supported by some of his
Cambridge friends : in this appeared some of his finest ballads. On a sudden he
A young Whig, of high and blameless character, popular with his friends, with the
reputation of oratorical power in the debating rooms at Cambridge (he delivered
one speech in London, we believe, at an AntiSlavery Meeting, which made ...
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LibraryThing ReviewKäyttäjän arvio - stanleykaye - LibraryThing
I picked up this book with some trepidation. I have heard this book mentioned many times always in the context of criticizing so called "Whig Historians" of which Macaulay was one of the most ... Lue koko arvostelu
LibraryThing ReviewKäyttäjän arvio - jburlinson - LibraryThing
One of the great achievements of historiography and of English prose. Macaulay had wanted to chronicle English history up to his own epoch, or at least until the reign of George III, in order to ... Lue koko arvostelu