Tulokset 1 - 5 kokonaismäärästä 81
72 The Count of Tallard's Embassy........ e - - - - - - - - - ... . . . . . . . . . 84 Newmarket
Meeting: the insecure State of the Roads.. ... .. 86 Further Negotiations relating to
the Spanish Succession...... .... 88 The King goes to Holland.
101 Domestic Discontent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . e e e - e. e - e. e. e. e. e. e. e - e. e.
112 Littleton chosen Speaker; King's Speech................. ... 114 Proceedings
relative to the Amount of the Land Force.......... 115 Unpopularity of Montague.
The living personification did not, as in Macaulay's pages pervade the narrative.
A king was a king and a general was general, - with certain broad and vague
qualities of character like the traditionary personages of the Pantomimic stage.
While such was the feeling of the nation, the king was, both as a statesman and
as a general, most unwilling to see that superb body of troops which he had
formed with infinite difficulty broken up and dispersed. But, as to this matter, he
Like them, he could see no danger to liberty except from kings. A commonwealth,
oppressed and pillaged by such men as Opimius and Verres, was free, because
it had no king. A member of the Grand Council of Venice, who passed his whole ...
Mitä ihmiset sanovat - Kirjoita arvostelu
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