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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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Selections from the Writings of Lord Macaulay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1877 - 472 pages
...What then, sir P' 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...genius have in general received only from posterity I To be more intimately known to posterity than other men are known to their contemporaries! That kind...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1877 - 850 pages
...passage in the Rambler (No. 20.). The rescmblanc* may possibly be the effect of unconscious plagiarism. that of this remarkable man ! To be regarded in his...contemporaries that full homage which men of genius have ic general received only from posterity; To be more intimately known to posterity than other men are...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...the "What then, sir?" and the "No, sir!" and the "You don't see your way through the question, sir 1" What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...genius have in general received only from posterity I To be more intimately known to posterity than other men are known to their contemporaries ! That...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1881 - 864 pages
...which the two great commandments were, to hate your neighbour and to love your neighbour's wife. Ibid. 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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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...two great commandments were to hate your neighbour and to love your neighbour's wife. Ibid. AVliat a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...man ! To be regarded in his own age as a classic, :md in ours as a companion ! To receive from his contemporaries that full homage which men of genius...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1885
...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...from his contemporaries that full homage which men of * It is proper to observe that Rambler (No. 20). The resemthis passage bears a very close blance may...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Authors, English - 1887 - 536 pages
...the "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 man ! To be regarded in his own ago as a classic, and in ours as a companion ! To receive from his contemporaries that full homage...
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Reviews, Essays, and Poems

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1890 - 1058 pages
...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 man ! To be regarded in his o\vu age аз a classic, and iu oue ав a companion I To receive from his contemporaries that full...
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Macaulay's Life of Samuel Johnson: Together with His Essay on Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1896 - 110 pages
...then, sir ? " and the " No, sir! " and the " You don't see your way through the question, sir! " 15 39. What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...in general received only from posterity! To be more inti- 20 mately known to posterity than other men are known to their contemporaries ! That king of...
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Macaulay's Life of Samuel Johnson: Together with His Essay on Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1897 - 110 pages
...then, sir ? " and the " No, sir! " and the " You don't see your way through the question, sir! " 15 39. What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable...in general received only from posterity! To be more inti- 20 mately known to posterity than other men are known to their contemporaries! That king of fame...
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