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TitleCritical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)
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Published31-12-1969
ISBN review1333665512
ISBN13 review9781333665517'
Total page157
WriterThomas Babington Macaulay
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Excerpt from Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Vol. 2 WE cannot transcribe this title page without strong feel ings of regret. The editing of these volumes was the last of the useful and modest services rendered to literature by a nobleman of amiable manners, of untarnished public and private character, and of cultivated mind. On this, as on other occasions, Lord Dover performed his part diligently, judiciously, and without the slightest ostentation. He had two merits which are rarely found together in a commentator. He was content to be merely a commentator, to keep in the background, and to leave the foreground to the author whom he had undertaken to illustrate. Yet, though willing to be an attendant, he was by no means a slave; nor did be con sider it as part of
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