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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
edited by - 1833
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1897
..." and the " No, sir!" and the " You don't see your way through the question, sir !" What a singuhar destiny has been that of this remarkable man ! To...To receive from his contemporaries that full homage whicli men of genius have in general received only from posterity! To be more intimately known to posterity...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860
...What then, sir?" and the " No, sir! " and the " You don't see your way through thu question, sir I " What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable man ! To be regarded in his own age ** a classic, and in ours as a companion. To receive from his contemporaries that full homage which...
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Critical and historical essays, contributed to The Edinburgh review, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1866
...passage in the Rambler (No. 20.). The resemblance may possibly be the effect of unconscious plagiarism. that of this remarkable man ! To be regarded in his...men of genius have in. general received only from posteriori To be more intimately known to posterity than other men are known to their contemporaries...
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First Steps in English Literature

Arthur Gilman - English literature - 1870 - 233 pages
...'What then, sir?' 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...age as a classic, and in ours as a companion ; to have received from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general received...
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Reviews and essays from 'The Edinburgh'.

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1874
...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...homage which men of genius have in general received from posterity ! To be more intimately known to posterity than other men are known to their contemporaries...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1875 - 850 pages
...resemblance may. possibly bo tho effect of unconscious plagiarism. that of this remarkable man ! To J* regarded in his own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion. To receive from his contemporariei that rail homage which men of genius hare in general received only from posterity! To...
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First Steps in English Literature

Arthur Gilman - 1870
...the 'What then, sir?'* 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...own age as a classic, and in ours as a companion; to have received from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have in general received...
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Selections from the Writings of Lord Macaulay, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1876 - 475 pages
...see your way through the question, sir ! " What a singular destiny has been that of this'remarkable man ! To be regarded in his own age as a classic,...companion ! To receive from his contemporaries that full 1 TIic editor was Mr. Juhn Wilson Croker, who had prepared the edition of Boswell's Johnson wYucVv...
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Familiar Quotations

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1876 - 864 pages
...which the two great commandments were, to hate your neighbour and to love your neighbour's wife. IhU. What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable man ! To be regarded in his own age as a classie, and in ours as a companion. To receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men...
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Old Words and Modern Meanings: Being a Collection of Examples from Ancient ...

Thomas Whitcombe Greene - English language - 1876 - 314 pages
...with these jingling fools ? Companion, hence ! — SHAKSPEARE, Julius Ccescir, iv. 3. Dr. Johnson. What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable man, to be regarded in his own times as a classic, and in ours as a companion. That kind of table talk, the memory of which he probably...
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