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" What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable man! To be regarded in his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion. To receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general received only from posterity... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 275
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1843
..." What then, sir?" and the " No, sir!" and the " You don't see your way through the question, sir!" What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...regarded in his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion—to receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...the "You dont see your way through the question, sir !" What a singular destiny has been that of j this remarkable man ! To be regarded in his : own age as a classic, and in ours as a compaj nion — to receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general...
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Scenes and characters from the writings of Thomas Babington Macaulay. To ...

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1846
...to the dimensions of his small prison, and lie there the helpless slave of the charm of Solomon. ( What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...regarded in his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion—to receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 836 pages
...and the " You don't see your way through the question, sir!" What a singular destiny has been that cf this remarkable man ! To be regarded in his own age...more intimately known to posterity than other men arc known to their contemporaries! That kind of fame which is commonly the most transient is, in his...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...the "What then, sir!" and the "No, sir!" and the "You dont see your way through the question, sir !" What a /singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...have in general received only from posterity — to b more intimately known to posterity than other men are known to their contemporaries! That kind...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
..."What then, sirl" and the "No, sir !" and the " You dont see your way through the question, sir !" What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...a companion — to receive from his contemporaries thai full homage which men of genius have in general received only from posterity — to be more intimately...
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ESSAYS, CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

T. BABINGTON MAOAULAY - 1856
...of this remarkable man! To be regarded in his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion—to receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general received only from posterity—to be more intimately known to posterity than other men are known to their contemporaries!...
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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1857 - 508 pages
...then, sir ?' and the ' No, sir !' and the ' You don't see your way through the question, sir '' "What singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion 1 To receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general received...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 pages
...the "What then, sir?" and the "No, sir !" and the "You dont see your way through the question, sir !" What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...regarded in his own age as a classic, and in ours as a compas nion — to receive from his contemporaries thai full homage which men of genius have in general...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1859 - 744 pages
..."What then, sir!" and the "No, •i !" and the "Yon dont see your way through tbe question, sir !" What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable man ! To be regarded ш his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion — to receive from his contemporaries that...
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