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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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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1888
...the mere dross of history. It is from the abstract truth which inter-penetrates them, and lies latent among them like gold in the ore, that the mass derives its whole value." " In history," he says, "the facts are given, to find the principles ; and the writer who does not...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations, English - 1889 - 701 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. 2470 Macaulay : Essays. History. (Edinburgh Recicm, May, 1828.) History, at least in its state of ideal...
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The Cambrian, Volumes 10-11

Welsh - 1890
...abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent among them like gold in the ore, that the maes derives its whole value : and the precious particles are generally combined with the baset in such a manпег that the separation is a task of the utmost difficuIty.-Zorf/J/eeoií/яу....
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OBITER DICTA

AUGUSTINE BIRRELL - 1891
...dross of history. It is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent amongst them like gold in the ore, that the mass derives its whole value.' And again: 'No past event has any intrinsic importance. The knowledge of it is valuable only as it leads...
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Historical Nuggets ...: The Essence and Art of History

Historiography - 1900 - 155 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 utmost difficulty. Here Thucydides is deficient. . . . Thucydides was undoubtedly a sagacious and reflecting man. This clearly appears from the ability...
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Collected Essays, Volume 1

Augustine Birrell - English literature - 1902
...history. It is from the abstract truth which 'interpenetrates them, and lies latent amongst them ' l1ke gold in the ore, that the mass derives its whole ' value.' And again : ' No past event has any intrinsic ' importance. The knowledge of it is valuable only ' as it...
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Lectures on Modern History

John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Baron Acton - Church history - 1906 - 362 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 its value. — MACAULAY, Worhs, v. 131. 19 Die Gesetze der Geschichte sind eben die Gesetze der ganzen...
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An Experiment in History Teaching

Edward Rockliff - History - 1912 - 71 pages
...are the mere dross of history. It is from the abstract truth which interprets them, and lies latent among them like gold in the ore, that the mass derives its whole value." Those who have had experience in teaching history will scarcely quarrel with what has been said in...
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Washington Irving: And Other Essays, Biographical, Historical and Philosophical

Charles Anson Ingraham - 1922 - 281 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 its whole value. OUR historians neglect the art of narration, the art of interesting the affections and presenting pictures...
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The Collected Essays & Addresses of the Rt. Hon. Augustine Birrell ..., Volume 3

Augustine Birrell - English literature - 1923
...dross of history. It is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent amongst them like gold in the ore, that the mass derives its whole value." And again: " No past event has any intrinsic importance. The knowledge of it is valuable only as it leads...
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