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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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The Muse of History and the Science of Culture

Robert L. Carneiro, Rober L.. Carneiro - History - 2000 - 307 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" (nd:76). Since Macaulay's day, other historians have voiced similar views. "To me," wrote Carl Becker,...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - Social Science - 2000 - 437 pages
...the mere dross of history. It is from the abstract truth ubidý interpenetrates them, and lies latent among them, like gold in the ore. that the mass derives its w hole \alue; and the precious particles are generally combined \\illi llui base1!' in such a manner...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...the realm. "Hallam's Constitutional History" (1828) See Thomas Carlyle 14; Hazlitt 4; Thackeray 10 "History" (1828) 6 We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical...
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De Zin Der Geschiedenis

Gerardus van der Leeuw - 20 pages
...the mere dross of history. lt is from the abstract truth which interpenetrates them, and lies latent among them like gold in the ore, that the mass derives its whute value: and the precious particles are generally combined with the baser in such a manner that...
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