Lord Macaulay


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English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)

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As Lord Macaulay produced English speaking clerks, today our education system produces millions of literate degree holders .
By a nice irony--and there's considerable irony in Hesketh's compact and elegant study it was George Macaulay Trevelyan, great-nephew of Lord Macaulay, future Regius Professor and best-selling author, who got the better of his predecessor J.
A Lord Macaulay (1800-1859) was a British historian and Whig politician, who, while serving on the Supreme Council in India, was instrumental in persuading the British to adopt English as the official language of India.
As for women, Lord Macaulay believed that since polygamy was common at the time, wives were socially conditioned to accept a husband's infidelity.
Lord Macaulay, at the age of four, made that reply to a lady who asked if he had hurt himself when he fell down.
Bishop Arethas and other Byzantines regarded him as the Anti-Christ; he was included in the first edition of the Index Librorum Prohibitorum (1557); on September 3, 1766, he was the protagonist villain in a musical drama called 'Lucian of Samosata the Hapless Atheist' presented by the Jesuit School at Regenshurg; Lord Macaulay dubbed him 'The Voltaire of Antiquity'.
Lord Macaulay observed: ``We know of no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodic fits of morality.
Lord Macaulay was a bit hard on George Fox, the first Quaker.
Lord Macaulay used to say that he got his sense of humour from her side of the family.
For an idea about Macaulay's opinion of Oriental historiography, consult: Thomas Babington Macaulay, Speeches by Lord Macaulay with His Minute on Indian Education (London, Oxford University Press, 1935), p.
Trevelyan, The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay (London, 1923), 678; James Edward Austen-Leigh, Memoir of Jane Austen (1870; new edn, London, 1987), 147.
When were authors very popular in the nineteenth century like Samuel Smiles or Lord Macaulay last consulted?
The Deputy Speaker rose to rebuke him for unparliamentary language - until Denis revealed that he was quoting the great 19th Century Parliamentarian Lord Macaulay.
As the subsequent growth and development of the language in India proved, Lord Macaulay was right but for the wrong reasons.