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Warren Hastings (Paperback) Loot Price: R409 Discovery Miles 4 090
Warren Hastings (Paperback): Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay
Warren Hastings (Paperback): Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay; Created by General Books

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: NOTES. P. i. 1. 1. This book, Gleig's Life of Warren Hastings, 3 vols., 1841: Gleig, George Robert, 1796-1888, entered at'Oxford in 1811, but left before taking his degree to join the 85th Regiment with which he served in the Peninsular and American Wars; in 1816 he went on half-pay, and returned to Oxford. Later on he was ordained a clergyman, and ultimately became Chaplain- General of the Forces. Besides the Life of Warren Hastings, he was author of Campaigns of the British A rmy at Washington and New Orleans, Life of Sir Thomas Munro, History of India, Lives of Military Commanders, various Novels, Essays, etc. manufactured, a scornful expression, as though the book were merely the work of manual labour and owed nothing to intelligence or literary skill. 1. 8. undigested correspondence, a mass of letters printed without any such arrangement as would guide the reader hi following the narrative. I. 13. a bookmaker, one who cannot be said to write books, but only to make books by putting together material supplied to him, a sort of scissors and paste operation: cp. " manufactured," 1. 1. II. 19, 20. is neither ... Scott, is very far from having the literary power possessed by either Goldsmith or Scott. Goldsmith's school History of Greece was a very poor piece of work, undertaken not because he had deeply studied the subject or as a scholar was well fitted for the task, but because his poverty obliged him to accept any employment for his pen that was offered him. Scott's Life of Napoleon was likewise a piece of mere drudgery for which his genius was but poorly adapted. 11. 25-P. 2.1. 2. which bear... Man, which in point of moral doctrine are as much below the standard of Machiavelli's "Prince" as that work is below the "Whole Duty of Man." The Prince, Del Principe...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Thomas Babington Macaulay • Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-96981-9
Barcode: 9780217969819
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-96981-X

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