Macaulay - the historian, statesman, and essayist anecdotes of his Life and Literary Labours, with some account of his early and unknown writings.

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Macaulay, the historian, statesman, and essayist: anecdotes of his life and labours, with some account of his early and unknown writings ; with a photographic portrait by Maull and Plolyblank by Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, ; Maull and Polyblank (Firm); Hotten, John Camden,publisher.

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Canning. John Clive's biography "Macaulay: The Shaping of the Historian" is one of the finest biographies of the last 30 years. statesman Although Macaulay is not widely read today, he was a major essayist and influential historian -- Winston Churchill's prose style seems to have been greatly influenced by by: 1st Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay () was a British historian, essayist, and statesman, best remembered for his five-volume History of England.

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Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British historian and Whig politician. His 'History of England' was a seminal work on. This text-based PDF or EBook was created from the HTML version of this book and is part of the Portable Library of Liberty.

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The man who emerges from this detailed portrait is loathsome but also sad. Lord Macaulay, essayist and historian, (London, Smith, Elder & Co., ), by Albert Stratford George Canning (page images at HathiTrust) Contributions to an amateur magazine, in prose and verse, with a preface, and additional notes, containing some account of the late Lord Macaulay, the author's fellow-collegian, and early friend; and a sketch.

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay PC (25 October – 28 December ) was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. He also held political office as Secretary at War between and and Paymaster-General between and /5(17).

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Mitford wrote the 5 volume, "pugnacious anti-democratic" History of Greece. 3 This would be Charles Rollin (), the French historian and the author of Histoire ancienne () and Histoire romaine. "Macaulay's History of England stands as a classic more than a century after its completion; his parliamentary speeches and his collected Essays inspired generations of British statesmen; English and American schoolboys by the millions memorized and recited his Lays of Ancient Rome.

Macaulay by Robert E. Sullivan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. History of England: From the Accession of James II in four volumes Volume Four, by Thomas Babington Macaulay (read 11 Sept ) This is the last volume, and only took the history up to andwith a section on the death of James II on Sand on the death of William III on March 8, (called in those daysbut /5(8).

“Macaulay; The Historian Statesman and Essayist. Anecdotes of His Life and Literary Labours With Some Account of His Early and Unknown Writings”, Second Edition, (Preface is dated Janu ), Quote PageJohn Camden Hotten, Piccadilly, London.

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Critical and Historical Essays — Volume 1 by Macaulay. Download This eBook. Format Url Size; Author: Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, Title: Critical and Historical Essays. Historian, essayist, poet, orator, statesman, Macaulay saw and recorded - and frequently had part in - some of the most important events of his time.

The abolition of slavery and the slave trade, the passage of the Reform Bill, the reform of Indian government, and the struggle over the Corn Laws are among the public interests of Macaulay's letters.

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(Octo –Decem ), was an English statesman, essayist, historian and poet. He was a member of Parliament, –56, an eloquent debater, and he served on the Supreme Council in India. His writings were highly popular, as he made historical figures come alive with a vivid style.

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