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" If a man, such as we are supposing, should write the history of England, he would assuredly not omit the battles, the sieges, the negotiations, the seditions, the ministerial changes. But with these he would intersperse the details which are the charm... "
Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous - Page 65
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 758 pages
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The Southern literary messenger

...operation of laws, of religion, and of education, and to mark the progress of the human mind. * * * 14 15 " If a man, such as we are supposing, should write the...glass, which had been rejected by his master. It is so for superior to every other in the church, that, according to the tradition, the vanquished artist...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...dimensions, and has then departed, thinking that he has seen England. He has, in fact, seen a few public buildings, public men, and public ceremonies. But...has used those fragments of truth which historians have scornfully thrown behind them, in a manner which may well excite their envy. He has constructed...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...He must see ordinary men as they appear in their ordinary business, and in their ordinary*pleasures. He must mingle in the crowds of the exchange and the...has used those fragments of truth which historians have scornfully thrown behind them, in a manner which may well excite their envy. He has constructed...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...intersperse the details which are the charm of historical romances. At Lincoln Cathedral there is a heautiful painted window, which was made by an apprentice out...has used those fragments of truth which historians have scornfully thrown behind them, in a manner which may well excite their envy. He has constructed...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 22

1856
...place in oar counting up. What says Macaulay? Oar readers, we are sure, will pardon the quotation : "At Lincoln Cathedral there is a beau"tiful painted...has used those "fragments of truth which historians "have scornfully thrown behind them, in "a manner which may well excite their "envy. He has constructed...
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Modern French Literature

Louis Raymond Véricour - French literature - 1848 - 448 pages
...Cathedral, there is a beautiful painted window, which was made by an apprentice out of pieces of glass rejected by his master. It is so far superior to every...vanquished artist killed himself from mortification. Thus it is that Sir Walter Scott has appropriated fragments scornfully rejected by historians. Out...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 15

Literature - 1849
...of education, and to mark the progress of the human mind. * * * 14 National Ballad*. 15 - I/ a mau, such as we are supposing, should write the history...has used those fragments of truth, which historians have scornfully thrown behind them, in a manner, which may well excite their envy. He has constructed,...
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The Journal of Education for Upper Canada, Volumes 3-4

Adolphus Egerton Ryerson, John George Hodgins, Adam Crooks - Education - 1850
...pives to airy nothing A local habitation and а паше." Shakepeare. HDMBLK MRRIT SUCCESSFUL. — At Lincoln Cathedral there is a beautiful painted...superior to every other in the church, that according to tradition, the vanquished artist killed himself from mortification. GOLDSMITH'S POETRT. — The peculiar...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...supposing, should write the history of England, he would assuredly not omit the battles, the sieges, tha r destiny has been that of this remarkable man! To...received only from posterity — to ba more intimately Tadition, the vanquished artist killed himsell from mortification. Sir Walter Scott, in the same manner,...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...with these he would intersperse the details which are the charm of historical romances. At Lineóle Cathedral there is a beautiful painted window, which...every other in the church, that, according to the 'radition, the vanquished artist killed himself from mortification. Sir Walter Scott, in the same manner,...
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