The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Vol. 34

The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Vol. 34 : July to December, 1881 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Vol. 34: July to December, 1881 IT is with feelings of unmixed pain and regret, we were going to say, that we record the death of the Earl of Bea consfield: but a truer appreciation at once suggests that there has been a glor ious close to a splendid career - felz'x appormm'z'az'e morz'z's stance in English history of a political leadership so long maintained. There is none in which greater qualities of sa gacity, independence of judgment, and tenacity of purpose have been exhibited. There is none in which a leader has been able to call forth at will such marked and increasing devotion from his followers. And notwithstanding that for twentymine out of the thirty-five years over which it has practically extended, it has been a leadership of a minority, Lord Beaconsfield's headship has been one of rare personal and political achievement. It is one of which the Tory party may well be proud, and to which English history as long as it endures will do homage. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 874 pages
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  • 0243041829
  • 9780243041824