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" I purpose to write the history of England from the accession of King James the Second down to a time which is within the memory of men still living. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 274
1861
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 30

Fashion - 1849
...propose," says Mr. Macaulay, " to write the History of England from the accession of James the Second down to a time which is within the memory of men still living." And we propose, if life and health be spared us, from time to time to lay before our readers such sketches...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 16

1849
...expositor of our civil and religious liberties. As Mr. Macaulay's History of England is to be brought " down to a time which is within the memory of men still living," it will no doubt include the chronicle of the Great Revolution, which, at the close of the last century,...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 18

Universalism - 1861
...sentence — " I purpose to write the history of England from the accession of King James the Second down to a time which is within the memory of men still living." What a feaet for the intellect was promised here ! The story of the great English revolution which,...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Advertiser, Volumes 1-2

William Maxwell - Virginia - 1848
...author's purpose are to bring down the history of England " from the accession of King James the Second to a time which is within the memory of men still living," but they are complete in themselves, and no doubt fair samples of all the rest. We need not say that...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 1-2

Virginia - 1848
...author's purpose are to bring down the history of England " from the accession of King James the Second to a time which is within the memory of men still living," but they are complete in themselves, and no doubt fair samples of all the rest. We need not say that...
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The Living Authors of England

Thomas Powell - Authors, English - 1849 - 316 pages
...Herodotus' opening sentence. " I propose to write the history of England from the accession of king James II, down to a time which is within the memory of men still living. " I shall recount the errors which, in a few months, alienated a legal gentry and priesthood from the...
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The History of England: From the Accession of James the Second, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay - 1849
...L • I PURPOSE to write the history of England from the acces- CHAP. sion of King James the Second down to a time which is within the memory of men still living. I shall recount the errors UOD. which, in a few months, alienated a loyal gentry and priesthood from...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1849
...superficiality. ' I purpose to write the history of England from the accession of King James the Second down to a time which is within the memory of men still living. I shall recount the errors which, in a few months, alienated a loyal gentry and priesthood from the...
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Friends' Review: A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal, Volume 2

1849
...the work : " I propose to write the History of England from the Accession of King James the Second, down to a time which is within the memory of men still living. I shall recount the errors, which, in a few months, alienated a loyal gentry and priesthood from the...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 16

1849
...expositor of our civil and religious liberties. As Mr. Macaulay's History of England is to be brought " during which my health suffered more from bad air and the stifl it will no doubt include the chronicle of the Great Revolution, which, at the close of the last century,...
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