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" Facts are the mere dross of history. It is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent among them like gold in the ore, that the mass derives its whole value... "
The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay - Page 112
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1865 - 395 pages
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...the mere dross of history. It is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent among them, like gold in the ore, that the mass derives its whole value ; and the precious particles are geherally combined with the baser in such a manner that the separation is a task of the utmost difficulty....
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...the mere dross of history. It is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent as honest as a vile temper would suffer him to be...capacity, but licentious, faithless, corrupt, and cr inch a manner that the separation is a task of the utmost difficulty. Here Thucydides is deficient...
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Ancient history

Gustaf Clemens Hebbe - History, Ancient - 1848
...mere dross of history ; as it is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent among them, like gold in the ore, that the mass derives its whole value." We have alluded to the historian's duty, and indeed it is grave and responsible. Even the most profound...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent among them, like gold in the ore, lhat , now the ghost of his former self, loved to haunt the scene of his wus in the nature of things necessary that, in some part of its progress through political science,...
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Essays, critical and miscellaneous

Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - English literature - 1856 - 744 pages
...derives its whole value ; and the precious particles are generally combined with the baser in Euch a manner that the separation is a task of the utmost...It •was the inevitable effect of circumstances. Il was in the nature of things necessary that, in some part of its progress through political science,...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1858 - 744 pages
...the mere dross of history. It is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent and the next post brought us an account of the battle...saltcellar; — an ungrateful prince, an undisciplined «•as the inevitable effect of circumstances. It was in the nature of things necessary that, in some...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1859 - 744 pages
...mere dros.« of history. It is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent among them, like gold in the ore, that the mass derives...particles are generally combined with the baser in «uch a manner that the separation is a task of the utmost difficulty. Here Thucydides is deficient....
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...mere dross of history. J It is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent among them like gold in the ore, that the mass derives...manner that the separation is a task of the utmost difficnlty. Here Thucydides is deficient: the deficiency, indeed, is not discreditable to him. It was...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay: Critical and historical essays

Lady Hannah More Macaulay Trevelyan - Criminal law - 1875
...the mere dross of history. It is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lita latent among them like gold in the ore, that the mass derives its whole value : and the precious particles are geI 2 nerallj combined with the baser in such a manner that the separation is a task of the utmost...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...the mere dross of history. It is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent among them like gold in the ore, that the mass derives...the separation is a task of the utmost difficulty. LORD MACAULAY : History. The best historians of later times have been seduced from truth, not by their...
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