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" He relates no fact, he attributes no expression to his characters, which is not authenticated by sufficient testimony. But, by judicious selection, rejection, and arrangement he gives to truth those attractions which have been usurped by fiction. In his... "
The Southern literary messenger - Page 14
1849
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Ladies' Magazine, Volume 1

1828
...his narrative a due subordination is observed ; some transactions are nrominent, others retire. Hut the scale on which he represents them is increased...the persons concerned in them; but according to the decree in which they elucidate the condition of society and the nature of man. He shows us the court,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...attractions which have been usurped by fiction. In his narrative, a due subordination is observed ; some transactions are prominent, others retire. But...shows us the court, the camp, and the senate. But he shows us also the nation. He considers no anecdote, no peculiarity of manner, no familiar saying,...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...attractions which have been usurped by fiction. In his narrative, a due subordination is observed ; * * * he shows us also the nation He considers no anecdote, no peculiarity of manner, no familiar saying,...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...retire. B ' the scale on which he represents them is i creased or diminished, not according to tl • th which she confronted Attila. The number of her...acquisitions in the New World have more than compensated he shows us also the nation He considers no anecdote, no peculiarity of manner, no familiar saying,...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...attractions which have been usurped by fiction. In his narrative, a due subordination is observed ; some transactions are prominent, others retire. But...he represents them is increased or diminished, not accoiding to the dignity of the persons concerned In them, but according to the degree in which they...
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The National Review, Volume 2

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1856
...attractions which have been usurped by fiction. In his narrative a due subordination is observed — some transactions are prominent, others retire; but...shows us the court, the camp, and the senate ; but he shows us also the nation. He considers no aneedote, no peculiarity of manner, no familiar saying,...
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The National Review, Volume 2

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1856
...attractions which have been usurped by fiction. In his narrative a due subordination is observed—some transactions are prominent, others retire; but the...shows us the court, the camp, and the senate; but he shows us also the nation. He considers no anecdote, no peculiarity of manner, no familiar saying,...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...attractions which have been usurped by fiction. In his narrative, a due subordination is observed ; some transactions are prominent, others retire. But...he represents them is increased or diminished, not accoiding to the dignity of the persons concerned m them, but according to the degree in which they...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1858 - 744 pages
...attractions which have been usurped by fiction. In his narrative, a due subordination is observed ; ts fruitfulness • and, • "Nw AilaDlii/' as il accoiding to the dignity of the persons concerned in them, but according to the degree in which they...
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CRITICAL, HISTORICAL, AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS

LORK MACAULAY - 1860
...attractions which have been usurped by fiction, In his narrative a due subordination is observed : some transactions are prominent ; others retire. But...shows us the court, the camp, and the senate. But he shows us also the nation. He considers no anecdote, no peculiarity of manner, no familiar saying,...
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