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The History of England. was seen as an essentially Whig representation of events He was still working on the fifth volume and the reign of William III when he died at the relatively young age of 59. For Macaulay and his contemporaries, Britain at that time. was seen as an essentially Whig representation of events. It inspired a generation of British politicians and thinkers, the most notable among them being Winston Churchill. The philosophy and viewpoint it represents evokes a past era in which the politics of the world was completely different. He was still working on the fifth volume and the reign of William III when he died at the relatively young age of 59. For Macaulay and his contemporaries, Britain at that time represented the zenith of civilization. Macaulay himself was assigned the task of introducing English in British colonies, especially in India.
It covers the 17-year period from 1685 to 1702, encompassing the reign of James II, the Glorious Revolution, the coregency of William III and Mary II, and up to William III's death.
For the history of our country during the last hundred and sixty years is eminently the history of physical, of moral, and of intellectual improvement
For the history of our country during the last hundred and sixty years is eminently the history of physical, of moral, and of intellectual improvement. Those who compare the age on which their lot has fallen with a golden age which exists only in their imagination may talk of degeneracy and decay: but no man who is correctly informed as to the past will be disposed to take a morose or desponding view of the present
II vol III by Thomas Macaulay. This volume picks up the thread of the tale where vol. II left off, at the Glorious Revolution. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay PC (25 October 1800 – 28 December 1859) was a British poet, historian and Whig politician.
II vol III by Thomas Macaulay. William is left with four or five warring factions in his parliament, a nation that is rather shocked with itself, even though the transfer was completed without bloodshed, and two auxiliary nations, which are ready to jump into the quarrel with both feet, whatever the pretense, not to mention a deposed king who would like to regain his alienated subjects.
Томас Бабингтон Маколей
Томас Бабингтон Маколей. Автор:Томас Бабингтон Маколей. It is no exaggeration to say that a civil war of a week on English ground would now produce disasters which would be felt from the Hoang-ho to the Missouri, and of which the traces would be discernible at the distance of a century. In such a state of society resistance must be regarded as a cure more desperate than almost any malady which can afflict the state.
Thomas Babington Macaulay was a child prodigy who, by the age of 8, had written .
Thomas Babington Macaulay was a child prodigy who, by the age of 8, had written a history of the world and a poem in th. .However, it cannot be denied that this work is a lively and beautifully written masterpiece of English literature.
Publication year: 1884. Volume: 3. Contributors: Thomas Babington Macaulay. Subjects: Great s II, 1685-1688. Great iam And Mary, 1689-1702.
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