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Up to this time, with some excellent exceptions, the articles in reviews had
confined themselves to notices, more or less excursive, of new books, and to
discussions of the political or polemic questiops of the day. The article now
aspired to be a ...
Nor can it be denied, though those who admire Macaulay will not admire him the
less, that he was accessory to his own failure. The event turned on a religious
question, in which Edinburgh, true to its old Scotch prejudices, adhered to the
... of illustration and allusion, should be poured forth with such unhesitating flow,
with such bewildering quickness of utterance. To read them with delight and profit
, we read them rather slowly; we can hardly conceive that they were spoken less
Finally, to order, dispose, work into a flowing and uninterrupted narrative, the
whole of this matter demanded nothing less than his prodigious memory, ever at
the command of his imagination; to ar range it without confusion, to distribute it ...
... where it is generally denied to thinkers and monopolized by the last new novel,
he is not the less calculated to win golden opinions from readers of judgment and
reflection. Behind the external show and glittering vesture of his ...
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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