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But when points of this kind are raised , I am reminded of Housman ' s remark that
' accuracy is a duty , not a virtue ' . : To praise a historian for his accuracy ! : is like
praising an architect for using well seasoned timber or properly mixed ...
Or take Burckhardt ' s censorious remark about the Thirty Years War : ' It is
scandalous for a creed , no matter whether it is Catholic or Protestant , to place its
salvation above the integrity of the nation ' . ' It was extremely difficult for a
... this accident touched off a train of events which led Sir Winston Churchill to
remark that a quarter of a million persons died of this monkey ' s bite ' . 2 Or take
again Trotsky ' s comment on the fever contracted while shooting ducks which put
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LECTURE PAGE I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
HISTORY SCIENCE AND MORALITY
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What Is History?: The George Macaulay Trevelyan Lectures Delivered in the ...
E. H. Carr
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