The Recreations of an Historian (Classic Reprint)

The Recreations of an Historian (Classic Reprint)

by George Macaulay Trevelyan
     
 

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The last fifty years have witnessed great changes in the management of Clio's temple. Her inspired prophets and bards have passed away and been succeeded by the priests of an established church; the vulgar have been excluded from the Court of the Gentiles; doctrine has been defined; heretics have been excommunicated; and

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Excerpt from The Recreations of an Historian

The last fifty years have witnessed great changes in the management of Clio's temple. Her inspired prophets and bards have passed away and been succeeded by the priests of an established church; the vulgar have been excluded from the Court of the Gentiles; doctrine has been defined; heretics have been excommunicated; and the tombs of the aforesaid prophets have been duly blackened by the new hierarchy. While these changes were in process the statue of the Muse was seen to wink an eye. Was it in approval, or in derision?

Two generations back, history was a part of our national literature, written by persons moving at large in the world of letters or politics.

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ISBN-13:
9781330839461
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/06/2015
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

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