George Otto Trevelyan


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English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)

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Yet the record leads one away from what may have been central truths in Trevelyan's life: that he never learned how to live in the twentieth century except as a resident alien; that he not only wrote a nineteenth century prose but consistently thought nineteenth century thoughts; that his great-uncle, Thomas Babington Macaulay, and his father, George Otto Trevelyan, together with Carlyle and his beloved Meredith, provided the decisive frame of intellectual and moral reference.