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Macaulay"s essay on Sir William Temple

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Macaulay"s essay on Sir William Temple

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Published by Griffith Farran Okeden & Welsh in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Temple, William, -- Sir, -- 1628-1699.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementfully annotated for the use of pupils preparing forthe Cambridge higher local examinations, 1891 by E. Cripps.
    ContributionsCripps, E.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13913202M

    But with his excellent temper, and entire absence of conceit, he soon began to learn consideration for others in small things as well as in great. The first two volumes of the History of England from the Accession of James the Second were published in December and at once achieved a huge success. To Macvey Napier, Esq. He shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men. His topics, even in courtship, are steam navigation, the education of the natives, the equalisation of the sugar duties, the substitution of the Roman for the Arabic alphabet in the Oriental languages.

    Jeffrey, in Lord Cockburn's phrase, was "growing feverish about new writers. It is more than twenty-six years since I was in it. The redundance of youthful enthusiasm, which he himself unsparingly condemns in the preface to his collected essays, seemed graceful enough in the eyes of others, if it were only as a relief from the perverted ability of that elaborate libel on our great epic poet which goes by the name of Dr. In the family settled in 50 Great Ormond Street, which runs east and west for some three hundred yards through the region bounded by the British Museum, the Foundling Hospital, and Gray's Inn Road.

    The most notable extension in the years was an enormous addition to the already huge house of the Dukes of Devonshire at Chatsworth. My dear Father, --I have seen the two last letters which you have sent to my mother. Macaulay's parents not only sent him religious and moral advice, but wrote of the political topics most interesting to them in terms which implied that he fully shared their interest. You can form no notion of the worthlessness of the native Christians there. But I have heard of only one attempt in the Mofussil to get up a remonstrance; and the Mofussil newspapers which I have seen, though generally disposed to cavil at all the acts of the Government, have spoken favourably of this measure.


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Lady Trevelyan's children were brought up among books, to use the homely simile of an American authoras a stable-boy among horses.

There was no tradition of secondary education in vernacular languages; the institutions then supported by the East India Company taught either in Sanskrit or Persian. Mill came to support restrictions and taxes on inheritances, taxes on rent from land, and co-operation in industry. He is, I am persuaded, grossly, basely unfair.

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He had another Maecenas in the person of General Macaulay, who came back from India in It is one thing to be told how the crusaders of '93 and '94 were received with blessings and banquets by the populations to whom they brought freedom and enlightenment, and quite another to read the journal in which a quiet accurate-minded Scotchman tells us how a pack of tipsy ruffians sat abusing Pitt and George to him, over a fricassee of his own fowls, and among the wreck of his lamps and mirrors which they had smashed as a protest against aristocratic luxury.

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