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A Lecture On The Study Of History

  [english | 1895]  

Baron John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton


Excerpts: [... are bad copies of the reality, as the initiated know it. Even of a thing so memorable as the war of 1870, the true cause is still obscure much that ...... a background of obscurity. We soon reach the sphere of hopeless ignorance and unitable doubt. But hundreds and even thousands of the moderns have borne ...... the fall of Castelar, because he attempted to reconcile Spain with ...]
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Lectures On Modern History

  [english | ]  

Baron John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton


Excerpts: [... about 300,000, and in certain districts they were increasing rapidly. They had two translations of the Bible, and a celebrated book of hymns and ...... renewed, and they were faithfully observed. What Richelieu resisted implacably was disintegration, not Calvinism. He had no difficulty in ...... against the Habsburgs. He spent many months in securing his base of operations, by ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 168