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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
careful but not illiberal, he might make a provision for his future life (he was a
man with no expensive or prodigal habits) which might place him above
dependence either on the servitude of office, or the servitude of literary labor.
There was ...
He might retire with dignity and honor to the undisturbed, undistracted cultivation
of letters; henceforth his study was his scene of action; literary fame was to be the
undivided mistress of his affections, his earthly exceeding LORD MACAULAY.
... high and blameless character and transcendent literary distinction, and an act
of royal favor, quite unexpected, but highly approved by all whose approbation
was of real value. So far our imperfect sketch has exhibited Lord Macaulay as a ...
Some belong to literary criticism, in which he delighted to mingle singularly acute
and original observations on the biographies of distinguished authors, their place
in society; and the articles on Dryden, the Comic Dramatists of Charles II., ...
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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
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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