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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 ...
There is hardly an important period, at least in our later history, which has not
passed under his review. With the justly honored exception of Hallam's “
Constitutional History,” Macaulay usually dismisses his author with a few words
of respect or ...
He was the troubadour of dining-rooms, who charmed the company with noble
speech while they cracked the nuts and passed the wine. In his conversation,
often as it took the form of monologue, there was no indication of arrogance on
... Anne's times, we sincerely trust that at no very distant period our country may
be instructed and enriched by a faithful account of the part which the historian
played, of the friendships which he formed, of the judgments which he passed on
... have passed down to posterity as a great poet; and while the amount of his
intellectual wealth would have overwhelmed a mind of less original power, with
him it remained subordinate to the genius of the master. No man was more ...
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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