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" We find in it the diligence, the accuracy, and the judgment of Hallam, united to the vivacity and the colouring of Southey. A history of England, written throughout in this manner, would be the most fascinating book in the language. It would be more in... "
A Complete Manual of English Literature - Page 463
by Thomas Budd Shaw - 1867 - 540 pages
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Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1895 - 923 pages
...the vivacity and the colouring of Southey. A history of England, written throughout in this manner, with those, " says Clarendon, "who were able to preserve...infusions, and who discerned those opinions to be fi Sir James was not, we think, gifted with poetical imagination. But that lower kind of imagination which...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Criminal law - 1897
...the vivacity and the colouring of Southey. A history of England, written throughout in this manner, would be the most fascinating book in the language....at the circulating libraries than the last novel. Sir James was not, we think, gifted with poetical imagination. But that lower kind of imagination which...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 8

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Criminal law - 1898
...the vivacity and the colouring of Southey. A history of England, written throughout in this manner, would be the most fascinating book in the language....at the circulating libraries than the last novel. Sir James was not, we think, gifted with poetical imagination. But that lower kind of imagination which...
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The Writer's Handbook, a Guide to the Art of Composition, Embracing a ...

English language - 1900 - 555 pages
...the vivacity and the colouring of Southey, — a history of England written throughout in this manner would be the most fascinating book in the language...at the circulating libraries than the last novel." This was written in 1 835, and accurately foretold the fortune of his own history twenty years later....
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Lord Macaulay

David Hutchison MacGregor - Historians - 1901 - 139 pages
...united to the vivacity and colouring of Southey. A history of England written throughout in this manner would be the most fascinating book in the language....at the circulating libraries than the last novel." These public statements seem to me to discount entirely any emphasis that may be laid on the less deliberate...
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Selections (mainly Autobiographical) from Nineteenth Century Prose: With Notes

John William Cunliffe - English literature - 1904 - 322 pages
...in his review of Sir James Mackintosh: — "A history of England, written throughout in this manner, would be the most fascinating book in the language....at the circulating libraries than the last novel." In his own History Macaulay went further than any one else towards justifying the claim he here puts...
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Literary Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1913 - 702 pages
...the vivacity and the colouring of Southey. A history of England, written throughout in this manner, would be the most fascinating book in the language....at the circulating libraries than the last novel. Sir James was not, we think, gifted with poetical imagination. But that lower kind of imagination which...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Volume 2

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1915 - 1143 pages
...his review of Sir James Mackintosh: — . A history of England, written throughout in this manner, would be the most fascinating book in the language....at the circulating libraries than the last novel.' In his own History Macaulay went further than any one else towards justifying the claim he here puts...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 51

1856
...sounding now like a prophecy of his own fame. " A history of England, written throughout in this manner, would be the most fascinating book in the language....at the circulating libraries than the last novel." What our historian thus said of Mackintosh, his illustrious friend and predecessor, has come true to...
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Gender, Genre, and Victorian Historical Writing

Rohan Amanda Maitzen - Social Science - 1998 - 229 pages
...combination of scholarship and liveliness: "A history of England, written throughout in this manner, would be the most fascinating book in the language....request at the circulating libraries than the last novel."22 Conscious as he obviously was of fiction's special power to please (and to sell), Macaulay...
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