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3282 Henry

AUTHOR:Henry, Viscount Bolingbroke St. John (1678–1751)
QUOTATION:The dignity of history. 1
ATTRIBUTION:On the Study and Use of History. Letter v.
Note 1.
Henry Fielding: Tom Jones, book xi. chap. ii. Horace Walpole: Advertisement to Letter to Sir Horace Mann. Thomas B. Macaulay: History of England, vol. i. chap. i. [back]